Tamara McCleary is CEO of Thulium, a social media analytics and consulting agency, driving Smart Social through proprietary data analytics and award-winning storytelling. Tamara ranks in the top 1% in influence globally, serving as a unique advisor to leading global technology companies such as Verizon, IBM, Mercer, SAP, Dell EMC, AWS, Huawei and Ericsson. Named the #1 most influential woman in MarTech by B2B Marketing, recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of 10 Online Marketers to watch in 2018, and featured multiple times in Forbes for her pioneering influencer marketing strategies on social media for B2B and Enterprise.
CEO / Founder, Marketing Nutz
Pam Moore aka "Pam Marketing Nut" is the CEO & Co-Founder of Marketing Nutz, an agile, social media and digital marketing training and consulting company that specializes in personal branding, conversion optimization and helping business leaders not just do social or be social, but be socially relevant. She also hosts the popular Social Zoom Factor podcastand is the co-founder of the Social Media Profit Factor training program providing entrepreneurs to Fortune 100 brands information, tools and resources they need to zoom turbo in both life and business.
Pam is ranked by Forbes as a Top 5 Social Media Power Influencer, is an avid international keynote speaker and best-selling author. She has 20 years experience helping entrepreneurs to Fortune 10 organizations build winning brands and integrated platforms that sustain business and life. Pam believes we must first inspire our audiences to connect, we then focus on building relationships by helping them achieve their goals. Inspire – Connect – Achieve is her motto in both life and business.
After a 15+ year career leading product and marketing teams in large corporate brands like GE, SUN Microsystems (ORACLE), Hitachi Data Systems and a couple well funded start-ups, Pam left corporate 7 years ago with an entrepreneurial mission to build a more agile, affordable agency to serve businesses of all sizes. Her first agency was sold within 2 years. Marketing Nutz was launched in 2012 and has proudly worked with clients such as Loreal, Redken, RE/MAX, IBM, British Council, Lowe's Home Improvement, HP, Laser Spine Institute, Sony Playstation Group, Pursuit, Hostgator, Sprout Social, Pinot’s Palette, Aruba Networks, Marcos Pizza, Holiday Inn, ServiceMaster, and Emerson.
Chairman and Managing Director, Nestlé India Limited
Suresh Narayanan has over 35 years of rich and exhaustive experience in the FMCG Industry and has held Senior Management and Top Leadership roles in leading global companies. He is on the Board of Directors of Nestlé India Limited from 1st August, 2015. Mr. Narayanan was Chairman and CEO of Nestlé Philippines prior to joining Nestlé India in 2015 and was appointed Chairman of the Board from October 2015.
Mr. Narayanan was Managing Director of Nestlé Singapore Pte. Ltd., from 2008 to 2010. During his time, the overall business in Singapore witnessed sustained growth amidst the economic downturn. He was awarded the Medal of Commendation by the Government of Singapore in 2010, for excellence in employee relations during this challenging period. He moved to Nestlé Egypt as Chairman and CEO and Head of NEAR, where his initiatives resulted in significant business growth and investments despite the turbulence and volatility faced by the region at this time.
Mr. Narayanan joined Nestlé in 1999 as Executive Vice President for Sales in India, where he spearheaded major structural and strategic changes in Sales and Customer Management and set up the chilled dairy business. He moved to Nestlé Indochina in 2003, as Executive Director for Sales, Marketing and Food-Services, covering the countries of Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam. Two years later in 2005, he returned to Nestlé India as Head of Sales for India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.
Mr. Narayanan began his career as a Management Trainee with Hindustan Unilever, where he held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in Sales, Marketing and General Management. He has also worked with Colgate Palmolive in India.
Mr. Narayanan holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and has a Diploma from the IMD (Lausanne) Program for Executive Development. He has participated in the Nestlé Leadership Program of the London Business School. He has been on various Industry Forums including being the Vice Chairman of ECR – Thailand, Member of the Council of Singapore Manufacturers Association (SMa), Co-Chair of the Trade & Industry Committee of American Chamber, Cairo and Member of the Advisory Board of the American University of Cairo (AUC) Business School. He is currently the Chairman of Food Processing Committee of CII.
He has delivered talks at NASSCOM forums, various Corporates, NUS School of Business-Singapore, American University–Cairo, Columbia University, Business Schools in India, Naval War College, Army War College, CII-Young India Forum and Indian Army’s Training Command in Shimla.
Suresh has been honoured at the Forbes India Leadership Awards 2017 as the Best CEO in the Multinational category.
CMO, Marketing Director, South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser
As CMO, Marketing Director, Hygiene-Home, South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser PLC, Sukhleen Aneja is responsible for handling marketing operations for RB hygiene home portfolio across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. She brings with her extensive sales and marketing experience across multiple categories and geographies. She has led various award-winning campaigns while, delivering key commercial KPIs. Noteworthy amongst these are Cannes honours for Durex/ Harpic, and launching key strategic innovations like Lakme Absolute.
Prior to her current role, she has successfully led diverse multi-cultural teams in marketing operations and global innovation assignments in Hindustan Unilever limited (HUL) and L’Oréal Paris on marquee brands like Dettol, Durex, Garnier and Lakme.
Chief Marketing Officer, Nivea
Sachin has eighteen years of experience in Fast moving consumer goods business. The experience straddles Food and Non-Food sectors, and has been primarily in the functions of Sales, Marketing and Strategy. The experience is spread over varied geographies within India and in Germany. Sachin been part of NIVEA team since 2010.
Sachin holds a Post Graduate in Management form SP Jain Institute of Management and research, he also holds a degree in Cost Accounting. He has completed his Bachelors in Commerce from Narsee Monjee college of Commerce and Economics
Joint CEO, Mirum India
Sanjay is a serial entrepreneur in the new-age world of Internet businesses. His journey into digital started in 1998, when he co- founded Homeindia.com, one of India’s earliest e-commerce ventures. He has been in the digital world ever since, making him one of the most experienced digital professionals in the country. In 2009, Sanjay started Social Wavelength, which he continues to lead now, as Joint CEO. Now rebranded as Mirum, the agency is part of a global digital agency network, spanning 20+ countries and with over 46 offices around the world. Sanjay as such, is Joint CEO at Mirum’s India office.
Mirum India (previously known as Social Wavelength), a full-services digital agency, boasting a roster of top Indian brands, as clients, was acquired by WPP group and is now aligned to Wunderman Thompson, a leading mainline advertising agency, of the WPP Group.
Sanjay has been a featured writer, guest faculty and invited speaker, at many industry publications, events and institutes, and has been recognized to be amongst “India’s Top 100 Digital Professionals”. Sanjay has been a jury member at the prestigious Cannes Festival of Advertising and Creativity.
Respected for his amateur film reviews, Sanjay is an avid writer and traveler, and finds his passion in creating new things (and businesses).
Sanjay has also co-authored the book “If I Had to Do It Again” based on his entrepreneurial experiences at Homeindia.com, and the same has been published by CNBC-TV18 publications.
Sanjay is an Engineer from the University of Mumbai, and an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, from the University of Southern California.
Group MD, South Asia - isobar
Shamsuddin Jasani Group Managing Director Isobar South Asia, Practice head Media and Programmatic Isobar APAC, Exec Sponsor AMNET India
Shamsuddin Jasani (Shams) has been in the digital industry for over 17 years. He launched Isobar in India in August 2008, he has grown the agency’s billing size from zero to USD 150 million and staff number grew from four to 200-member strong team.
Under his leadership, the agency has been achieved the distinction of being the Digital Agency of the year for India for three years running from2015-2017 as well as south asia for two years which is given by Campaign Asia, Isobar has also won Digital Agency of the Year India Silver awards in 2012, 2014 and . Isobar also debuted at number 4 on top digital agencies in the Brand Equity Agency reckoner for 2015. He also oversees the AMNET operations in India. Shams is also a board committee of Dentsu Aegis Network’s Management in India as well as leading the charge on digital as a part of the Digital Council for Dentsu Aegis Network. During his tenure with Isobar, he has overseen two successful acquisitions.
He’s been named an A-Lister on Campaign India’s top 500 people in advertising and marketing list and has featured on e4m's Impact Magazine’s Digital Power100 list last two years in a row. He was also voted by brand equity as one of media's valued players by brand equity across media's. He is one of the few people who has an experience as a Media Owner, agency and client.
In addition to this Shams also oversees the programmatic operations for DAN in india and under his guidance AMNET has grown over 300% in the last 2 years.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Shemaroo Entertainment Limited
Hiren Gada is the CEO of Shemaroo Entertainment Limited. Hiren carries over two decades of work experience and was instrumental in setting up many new business segments at Shemaroo, which are an integral part of the company today. Hiren is known to be an industry thought leader. He is quoted often in the media for bringing a fresh perspective to India’s M&E space. Under his leadership, Shemaroo became one of the early adopters of Digital Media in India as well as on the international front. Hiren was the driving force in getting Shemaroo listed on the stock exchange. He has been at the helm of driving both corporate and financial growth, digital direction, strategy, and the transformation of the company to a professional corporate firm. He joined Shemaroo after a successful stint in the financial services sector.
Hiren is keenly associated with industry bodies such as Secretary of ‘Indian Council of Impex for Films & TV Programmers’ and on the Council ‘The Film & Television Producer’s Guild of India Ltd’. He is also a public speaker and represents the company at various Indian and International events like MIPCOM, India Mobile Congress, FICCI Frames, CII Big Picture Summit, CASBAA and TiECon Summit in the Silicon Valley, USA. Hiren has been recognized as the ‘CEO of the Year’ at Future Leader Summit and Awards 2018. In addition to being committed to the development and expansion of the Indian entertainment sector, he is passionate about music and movies. Also, Hiren is a fitness buff who runs marathons, practices yoga, and loves trekking.