One of the pioneers of Television Advertising, the man who has ruled the advertising world with his brand of irreverent humor, memorable brand building campaigns and has created award winning commercials for the most reputed corporations and agencies. Known as the Ad Guru of India, he has been instrumental in changing the face of advertising in our country bringing in the appropriate “regional Indianness” and values into an urban context through his films, creative workshops, articles and interviews.
CEO and Chief Coach – Blue Fire Coaching Consultants, Jay is a Leadership Coach, Speaker and Columnist with clients across India and South East Asia. BFCC provides Coaching solutions to handle Leadership and Business challenges for Individuals and C Suite teams to create a robust and mindful Workplace. He is a CPC (Certified Professional Coach) by International Coach Academy, Sydney. He is also a credentialed PCC (Professional Certified Coach) by ICF (International Coach Federation).
Dilip Cherian, Consulting Partner at Perfect Relations, is Founding Partner of Perfect Relations, South Asia’s largest communications consultancy with 14 offices and over 550 professionals on the team. Known as India’s “Image Guru”, he is one of India’s foremost Public Affairs consultants and strategic Election advisors. He is also a syndicated columnist and his writings appear in several newspapers. He is also an Independent Director on several Media Boards. Dilip lives in NCR but considers India his “home turf”. He is intrigued and inspired by the new forces of change being unleashed everywhere from politics to business.
Suhel Seth is the founder and managing director of Counselage India, a consultancy firm he established in 2002. The firm is engaged in legal, accounting and auditing activities besides tax consultancy, market research as well as business and management consultancy. Born in Calcutta, Suhel went to school at St. Joseph’s College, Nainital and La Martiniere, Calcutta. He pursued his Bachelor of Arts in English and his Master's in International Relations from Jadavpur University. He is also an alumnus of the Advanced Management Program (AMP) of Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, and a member of the Harvard Business School Consultants Club. After completing his graduation, Suhel joined Contract Advertising. In 1996, Suhel started an advertising firm, Equus Red Cell, with his brother, Swapan Seth. In 1999, he collaborated with the ex-marketing director of Hindustan Lever, Shunu Sen and founded a marketing consultancy firm, Quadra Advisory. Together, they worked on the advertising campaign for the then Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Over the years, Suhel has successfully established himself as a known marketing expert, having worked with various multinational companies like TATA, Coca Cola, and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. He has been a guest lecturer at Harvard Business School, the IIMs and many more reputed management institutes of India. Suhel has authored five books and also been a columnist for reputed national dailies like The Financial Times, Business India, The Hindustan Times, and Indian Express. He is the board member of many international corporations such as Cavendish and RADA, and is on the regional boards of Citibank and Drayton Capital. Apart from these, he has acted in 167 plays, 7 films and delivered innumerable speeches. Suhel has been a long-time supporter and a patron of the Partition Museum (2016 – present), Ila Trust (1999 – present), and Indian Head Injury Foundation (2012 – present).
M G Parameswaran is a Brand Coach, Brand Strategist and Founder Brand-Building.com a Brand Advisory. In a career spanning 35+ years Ambi has handled assignments in marketing, sales and advertising with Rediffusion DY&R, Boots Company, UDI Yellow Pages and FCB Ulka Advertising. He has helped build numerous brands including Digene, Brufen, Santoor Soap, Sundrop Cooking Oil, TCS, ICICI Bank, Wipro, Indica Cars, Zee TV among others. Prior to that, he has served as VP, then as CEO of FCB Ulka from 2003 to 2013. Ambi has been contributing articles to business publications, has conducted branding workshops for Indian/ MNC organizations and industry bodies like CII, FICCI, AIMA, OPPI, etc.; he has spoken at TEDx and at the Kellogg India Summit at Northwestern University and Cornell University; he is a Adjunct Prof of Marketing at SPJIMR and a guest faculty at IIMC, IIMA, MICA, and ISB. Ambi now has nine books to his credit including “FCB-Ulka Brand Building Advertising – Concepts and Cases I & II [with Kinjal Medh]”; "Building Brand Value - Five Steps to Building Powerful Brands” and more. Ambi served as the President of AAAI and President of Ad Club Bombay. He served on the Board of Governors of IIMC from 2007-2017; he is an independent director on the board of Galaxy Surfactants Ltd, THG Publishing Ltd and Qube Cinema Systems P Ltd. He received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from IITM in April 2009 and from IIMC in November 2018. He has a PhD from Mumbai University , an AMP from HBS and Executive Coaching Certification from CFI .
This expert is a senior marketing professional with Oracle, an IT company. She is a business strategist and transformational leader. With more than two decades of experience behind her, she has performed a number of Sales, Services, and Marketing roles across telecom, IT consulting, and security areas. Her key skills include business sales and revenue impact, customer satisfaction, operational efficiency, innovative marketing, corporate communications, and public relations and enhanced competitive advantage. A highly motivated, creative, and versatile global leader, she has worked with organizations like Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Compaq, Telstra V-Comm, and Primera Networks to name a few. As a business leader, she has successfully started and scaled new business especially in the government domain, recruited new partners, grown share in product categories, delivered profitable and sustainable business and market share growth while improving customer and partner satisfaction. As a marketer, she has successfully launched and built brands, managed products and promotion strategy, driven high-value account focused workshops, designed high-volume SMB, and channel partner programs, managed analyst and press relations, pioneered digital marketing initiatives, and grew pipeline demand for both products and services business while maximizing the return on investments. As a technology enthusiast, she has promoted high-value services on the cloud, leveraged artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and chatbot enabled solutions. She is an alumnus of the University of Michigan, IESE Business School, IIM Bangalore, and TISS. To invite her to events and conferences as a speaker, call +919810735754 or mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Amit Gujral is the Head Of Marketing (CMO) at JK Tyre & Industries Ltd. (Ex CMO at LG Electronics India Ltd). He has over 24 years of experience in Brand Management, Digital/Social Marketing, CRM, Media, PR, CSR and Govt. Relations. He is responsible for the development and delivery of a fully integrated marketing and communication strategy for the business. He brings with him a rich experience and understanding of the Indian technology industry. His career reflects hands on experience in the areas of marketing, sales, product planning, value added services, strategy, R&D and business planning. With 22+ Years of rich experience spanning; Marketing (Corporate Communications, Marketing Communication, ATL/BTL/ISM/DIGITAL, Big Data Analytics, Distribution, Channel Management,), Indirect Sales, Product Planning, Contents & Services Partnerships across Industry verticals & companies and R&D. The expert is a keynote speaker and has spoken at various events on topics such as digital marketing, brand management, ATL/BTL/ISM/DIGITAL and channel management to name a few. He is one of the leading business speakers in India. He completed his bachelor of engineering from Bangalore University.
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