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September 27, 2023 | The Leela, Mumbai

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August 11, 2023
  • Adarsh Atal
    Chief Creative Officer
    Tilt Brand Solutions
     
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    Adarsh Atal
    Chief Creative Officer
    Tilt Brand Solutions

    With just over 13 years in the business (Lowe Lintas and Tilt Brand Solutions), Adarsh Atal is still as starry-eyed about the industry as he was when he started. And it's this very innocence and passion with which he has crafted some of his favorite campaigns for renowned brands like Tanishq, Paper Boat, Flipkart, Dream 11, Livspace, Swiggy, Licious, Grow, and Britannia.

  • Gayatri Yadav
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Peak XV
     
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    Gayatri Yadav
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Peak XV

  • Humsa Dhir
    Head - PR and Corporate Communications
    Sony Pictures Networks India
     
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    Humsa Dhir
    Head - PR and Corporate Communications
    Sony Pictures Networks India

    A communications specialist, Humsa Dhir has been driving the PR and Corporate Communications function at Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) since 2015. In her current role at SPNI, she leads the organizations PR and Communications strategy and is focused on strengthening the networks reputation amongst its multiple stakeholders. Humsa comes with an experience of over 20 years and her forte lies in setting up and establishing the corporate communications function. Prior to joining SPN, Humsa has worked across industries and has been associated with companies such as AkzoNobel, Suzlon, Eicher group, RK Swamy BBDO and JWT, amongst others. She has a BSc Honors degree in Biochemistry, with a specialization in immunology and molecular Biology and a Masters degree in Communications specializing in media management and film studies. She is also an active member of the Forbes Communications Council.

  • Jiteen Aggarwal
    Head Marketing
    Hettich India
     
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    Jiteen Aggarwal
    Head Marketing
    Hettich India

    With over 20 years of experience in diverse industries such as FMCG, telecom, semi-durables, building materials, and advertising, Jiteen Aggarwal has a proven track record in launching and restaging brands, developing integrated brand communication, and driving P&L results. He has excelled in both B2C and B2B marketing. Jiteen's exposure to all facets of brand innovation and activation has enabled him to empower brands with indelible reputation. Jiteen has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Best Marketing Heads of Asia 2023 by CEO Insights Magazine.

  • Lloyd Mathias
    Business Strategist
    Angel Investor
     
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    Lloyd Mathias
    Business Strategist
    Angel Investor

    Lloyd Mathias is a Business Strategist and Investor. He invests, partners and collaborates with founders of early-stage companies in the areas of AI, EdTech, data analytics and digital technology. Lloyd is on the Boards of many companies as an Independent Director. He was the marketing head of HP Incs Asia business. In previous corporate roles he was President & CMO of Tata Teleservices, Country Director for Motorola, Executive VP Marketing and Category Director for PepsiCo India and South Asia.

  • Mayuri Nikumbh
    Head of Design
    Conran Design Group
     
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    Mayuri Nikumbh
    Head of Design
    Conran Design Group

    With a strong belief in the power of design to convey authentic stories that help build impactful brands and transform businesses, Mayuri is responsible for creative stewardship for Conran Design Groups India offering and leads the creative vision for the company. With an extensive experience spanning over two decades, Mayuri has led award-winning work for leading global and national brands. Mayuri has been voted as one of Indias 40 under Forty go-getters in the creative field by Impact magazine. She has also been a seminar panelist, speaker and jury member at various design forums including Spikes Asia. She strongly endorses the practice of working towards the sweet spot of consumer and clients problem-solving needs for meaningful and relevant brand transformations.

  • Neha Tulsian
    Founder & Creative Director
    NH1 Design Communications
     
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    Neha Tulsian
    Founder & Creative Director
    NH1 Design Communications

    Neha spent the formative years of her design career honing her craft at London College of Communication. Now, with over fifteen years of multi-cultural experience in her repertoire, she has worked with some of the worlds most exciting design studios and has also served as a member of the revered ISTD. In 2013, Neha started NH1 Design (Gurgaon) with the idea of creating a boutique design studio that marries the principles of design, science, logic and art. NH1 had already picked up nine Blue Elephants and the Global Pentawards in 2019. Their work has also been featured in leading global design magazines and blogs.

  • Nidhi S Mittal
    Head of Brand Marketing
    JioSaavn
     
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    Nidhi S Mittal
    Head of Brand Marketing
    JioSaavn

    Nidhi S Mittal is currently working with JioSaavn as a Head of Brand Marketing to drive the B2B marketing initiatives. Prior to this, she played a pivotal role at Tata Advanced Systems in establishing & integrating marketing and inside sales business functions. Nidhi is a passionate marketer and branding professional with work spanning over the last nineteen years across areas of growth marketing, business development, lead generation, and profitability. With an award winning International MBA from Hult International Business School along with numerous industry certifications, she bring in extensive knowledge and experience in marketing and global account management with exposure of living and working in diverse industries and cultures like India, UAE, the US, and Australia. Some of the other multinationals she has been associated are DXC Technologies, British Council, Steria Sopra, Toyota Financial Services etc. In her spare time, you will find her caught up in the fire of creativity as a Profuse Reader and Thoughtful Writer.

  • Prasun Kumar
    Chief Marketing Officer & Business Head
    Justdial
     
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    Prasun Kumar
    Chief Marketing Officer & Business Head
    Justdial

  • Romil Lodaya
    Vice President of Marketing
    Kapiva
     
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    Romil Lodaya
    Vice President of Marketing
    Kapiva

    VP of Marketing at Kapiva. Fueled by a mission to bring Ayurveda to every Indian home. Strategically redefining marketing, creating impactful campaigns, and promoting holistic wellness for a healthier nation. He has formerly worked at Cipla and White Hat Junior to scale their businesses.

  • Samir Sethi
    VP and Head of Brand Marketing
    Policybazaar.com
     
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    Samir Sethi
    VP and Head of Brand Marketing
    Policybazaar.com

    Samir Sethi is the VP & Head of Brand Marketing for Policybazaar and has extensive experience in leading brand and consumer marketing, with expertise in consumer communication, media planning and investment, content marketing, market research and social media. Samir has participated in various marketing events and was recently honoured with the E4M Impact 40 under 40 Award.

  • Sarvesh Raikar
    Regional Creative Officer
    Lowe Lintas
     
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    Sarvesh Raikar
    Regional Creative Officer
    Lowe Lintas

    Currently the Regional Creative Officer Lowe Lintas, Sarvesh Raikar has over 19 years of experience in advertising. An industry veteran, he has been recognized at several award forums like Cannes Lions, D&AD, Clio, Adfest, Global Effies, Jay Chiat, Spikes Asia, New York Festivals, WARC, The Rx Club, etc. In 2013, Sarvesh featured in the 'Top 30 Under 30' listing a special initiative to recognize future leaders of advertising and media industry in India. Recently, Sarvesh helped setup Lintas Live, a future-facing digital first unit for MLLG. He is regularly invited as jury at several national and international award shows.

  • Shivani Behl
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Plum
     
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    Shivani Behl
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Plum

    Shivani brings with her 15+ years of diverse experience across sales and marketing and has worked on building iconic brands across retail, FMCD, and beauty sectors. She has held leadership positions at Lakme Lever, Shoppers Stop and Reliance Brands. At Plum she is responsible for scaling growth across the levers of brand and marketing, partnerships, community culture and engagement, and product innovation.

  • Sneha John
    Director - Brand Marketing & Social Media
    Swiggy
     
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    Sneha John
    Director - Brand Marketing & Social Media
    Swiggy

    Sneha is currently Director-Brand and Social at Swiggy and has nearly 10 years of experience in brand, consumer marketing and media. She has also spent time in growth, hyperlocal and product marketing roles at Swiggy. She has also worked in brand marketing and media solutions in two of the country's leading publications.

  • Soumyadip Chatterjee
    Director, Brand Marketing
    Snapdeal
     
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    Soumyadip Chatterjee
    Director, Brand Marketing
    Snapdeal

    Soumyadip has more than a decade of experience in content producing, brand strategy & marketing. He has worked on 100+ campaigns in different capacities and led the digital branding roadmap of 40+ brands across categories, geographies, and consumer segments. His core focus at Snapdeal is to improve its consumers' brand experience across physical & digital touchpoints. Through the current brand campaign, he hopes customers will discover Snapdeal with a new, exciting lens and understand how Snapdeal can add value to their everyday lives.

  • Sunaina Jairath
    Communication Strategist
    CRED
     
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    Sunaina Jairath
    Communication Strategist
    CRED

    Sunaina is a communications strategist with experience in creating engaging and targeted campaigns for diverse sectors & brands. She is currently with CRED, leading communication and PR. Sunaina brings 2 decades of cross functions and industry experience in leading communication and policy projects. Results driven and metric focussed, she has held multiple positions with Dentsu leading teams across policy advocacy, media relations, crisis communication and stakeholder management. A sophophile, she is an avid reader, fitness enthusiast and aspiring baker.

  • Supraja Srinivasan
    Head - PR & Corporate Communication
    BookMyShow
     
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    Supraja Srinivasan
    Head - PR & Corporate Communication
    BookMyShow

    Supraja Srinivasan heads the Public Relations and Corporate Communication mandate for BookMyShow, Indias leading entertainment destination that offers not just tickets but also end-to-end production and management for live events and movies as also sports, games, musicals, etc. It is the one stop shop for all forms of entertainment offerings in India. With a career spanning over 13 years as a respected and valued media professional, Supraja has tremendous experience straddling corporate communications and business journalism. She is passionate about business communications and big-picture strategy building with a strong sense of community. At BookMyShow, Supraja is responsible for building a cohesive business-oriented communications strategy handling long-term strategy and short-term tactical goals for the overall communications function across the firms operations in India, South East Asia, UAE and Sri Lanka. Crafting & executing sustained media campaigns for new business launches, existing tent pole businesses, strengthening brand loyalty and consumer stickiness via earned media across consumer, corporate & reputation, policy and crisis communications are some of her strengths. Before joining BookMyShow in 2018, Supraja spent almost a decade as a business journalist across broadcast, print and digital news at some of the most marquee business media organisations including The Economic Times, Bloomberg TV India and CNBC-TV18. During her stint as a business journalist across these organisations, she covered the startup, emerging new economy business and the venture capital ecosystem. She also broke several industry-impacting stories and led teams on end-to-end planning and execution of multiple market shows as also led special projects during General Elections and the Annual Union Budget.

  • Vanaja Pillai
    President
    22feet Tribal Worldwide
     
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    Vanaja Pillai
    President
    22feet Tribal Worldwide

    Vanaja Pillai is a writer, advertising professional, and a DEI advocate. As an extension of her passion for people and their growth, she took on the role of Head DEI at the DDB Mudra Group, after spending 23+ years in the advertising and marketing industry. To catalyse the progress happening towards gender parity, Vanaja has spearheaded DDBs Phyllis India Project, one of the industrys most comprehensive and intense leadership development programs to help prepare DDBs women talent for leadership. The program got recognised by Campaign India as the best Women Leadership Program, and Vanaja won the Mentor of the Year Award as the driving force behind the initiative. In 2023, the program has grown to cover other parts of Asia.

  • VIjay Sharma
    Sr Director Brand Marketing
    Myntra
     
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    VIjay Sharma
    Sr Director Brand Marketing
    Myntra

    At the cutting edge of digital communications and creating a digital-first approach to branding and business, He works at the confluence of communications and technology. Over a decade, He has worked with some of India's biggest brands, conceptualizing & building communication for them, ranging from complete Internet solutions across media to websites, viral properties & digital campaigns. He is a deck maker, data interpreter, UX enthusiast, insight miner, and a believer in all things brand. Winner of 2 Cannes Lions, Spikes Asia Grand Prix, Kyoorius Grand Prix, and Brand Equity Top 30 Marketeers 2019 & many more.

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