Anand Chakravarthy - Managing Director, India, Essence
Managing Director, India
He is Managing Director, India at Essence, a global data and measurement-driven agency which is part of GroupM. In his role, he leads the agency’s India operations across its offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. With over 20 years of experience in media, marketing and advertising, Anand has a demonstrated history of high performance. Prior to Essence, he was Managing Partner at Maxus India. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President at Reliance Broadcast Network, where he also took on positions including CMO and Business Head for BIG CBS Network. He started his career at Research International India, before moving to Lowe India, where he quickly rose to become Assistant Vice President of Strategic Planning. https://www.linkedin.com/in/anand-chakravarthy-910ab517/?originalSubdomain=in
Archana Aggarwal - Vice President - Media, Airtel
Vice President - Media
Archana Aggarwal has been working in the media domain throughout her career. She spent the first decade of her career working in ad agencies and later handled media for various companies. After a brief stint in sales she joined McCann-Erickson with whom she was associated for the next 6 years. That was followed up by 7 years in advertising agency, Fulcrum that handled clients such as Unilever India. She shifted into brand strategy and worked on brands like Nicholas Piramal, Onida and Vodafone amongst others. She joined Airtel after an 8+ year association with P&G where she had international exposure.
Deepali Naair - Director - Marketing, India & South Asia,IBM
Director - Marketing, India & South Asia
She is the Director – Marketing for IBM India and South Asia. Prior to joining IBM she was associated with IIFL Wealth Management as chief marketing and digital officer. Her 20-plus years experience in marketing, ecommerce, brand, and product and sales have been recognised in the corporate world and she was awarded the “Marketing Influencer of the Year” award by Masters of Modern Marketing in 2017; the “Content Marketer of the Year” award by DMAi in 2015; and was awarded the “Leading Woman in Insurance” award in 2013. Naair’s financial services experience constitutes of HSBC Global Asset Management and L&T Insurance. She has also worked with Tata Motors, BPL Mobile, and Draft FCB-Ulka.
Priti Murthy - CEO, OMD - India
OMD - India
During her 20 years in media and communication industry, Priti Murthy has passionately driven brand stories using consumer journey and behaviour metrics. Her experience during the course of time as a media planner, giving her insights and strategising, has enabled her to weave a story that offers a complete solution from the first mile that is the product, to the last mile, the consumer.
Sanjay Trehan - Digital & New Media, Consultant
Digital & New Media
Sanjay Trehan is currently a Digital & New Media Consultant. With over 30 years’ experience in the super exciting space of new media and advertising across web, video, print and mobile content landscapes and monetisation models, he is excited about creating disproportionate value for companies. Before turning a new media consultant, Sanjay was the Business Head-Digital Content & Syndication with HT Digital Streams Ltd. Earlier he was with MSN India (portal and apps) for Microsoft Information and Content Experiences (ICE) Group as its Head & Executive Producer. A seasoned internet professional, Sanjay brings a deep understanding of the converging media ecosystem. Prior to joining Microsoft, Sanjay was the founding CEO of NDTV Convergence Ltd., the digital arm of NDTV.
Tushar Vyas - President Growth and Transformation - South Asia,GroupM
President Growth and Transformation - South Asia
Tushar Vyas specializes in digital and emerging media, Setting up new businesses, New product development, Business Devlopment & planning.Tushar drives digital transformation and focuses on building GroupM's wide capability focusing on Digital, Data, Analytics, and Content, and working across GroupM to ensure their clients are ahead of the curve. Tushar has over 20 years of experience in Digital, Media, Advertising and Technology.