Selection Board

Akhil Sethi
Head of Digital Marketing
Arun Skariah
Digital Marketing Lead
Anagha Bhojane
Head Consumer Experience
Athul Uday
Head of Brand on Digital
Arif Ehsan
Head - Digital Marketing
Anushree Ghosh
Head Of Digital Strategy,Media, Brand Commerce
Ankit Desai
Head- Media & Digital Marketing- India & Global Centre of Excellence
Akshat Arora
General Manager - Digital Marketing & E-commerce
Anvesha Poswalia
Head of Digital &
E-commerce- Home Care
Bhawana Sharma
Digital Marketing Lead
Jahid Ahmed
Vice President and Head - Digital, Content and Social Media Marketing
Kirtiman Kohli
Digital Marketing & CRM Lead
Kapil Ohri
Head- Digital Marketing
Mohit Doda
Head of Digital Marketing
Neharika Talreja
Head of Connections
Ritu Mittal
Head - Marketing and Digital
Reethika Nair
Head - Digital Marketing and E-Commerce
Sai Thota
Head - Digital Marketing
Saikat Sinha
Lead Digital Marketing & Transformation
Shardul Verma
Digital Lead
Sheetal Goel
Digital Marketing Head
Taranjeet Kaur
Head of Media & Digital Marketing
Vaibhav Kapur
Senior Director, Monetisation

Vaibhav Kapur
Senior Director, Monetisation, Flipkart


Profile: Vaibhav has 14 years of diverse experience across the media & ad tech industry. He brings rich insights from the Indian digital advertising market as well as a deep understanding of mobile marketing and ecommerce advertising. He is passionate about solving brands marketing challenges, building businesses ground up, executing growth strategies, and promoting Inclusion & Diversity at the workplace. In his current role, he leads the endemic business for Flipkart Ads working with brands & sellers to leverage Flipkart’s unique advertising solutions to enable digital impact for business outcomes.

Reethika Nair
Head - Digital Marketing and E-Commerce, Dr Reddys Laboratories


Reethika comes with a rich mix of being in the industry for 17 years. She brings with her the right mix of exposure between the agency side and the marketing side.

She has worked with marketing teams of companies like Kimberly-Clark, World Gold Council & is currently with Dr Reddys Laboratories.

She has also been part of agencies like Interactive Avenues, GroupM & Starcom in the past.

Ritu Mittal
Head - Marketing and Digital, Bayer Consumer Health India


Ritu currently heads Marketing and Digital at Bayer Consumer Health Division in India. She is a passionate brand builder and an experienced business leader with over 17 years of experience.

Through the course of her career, Ritu has worked closely on developing business & brand growth strategies, white space product launches, expansions, and other projects leading multi-functional teams across marketing, sales, finance, product supply, purchases and research. She has spent over 12 years building global, regional FMCG and heath care brands in organizations like Procter & Gamble and has launched many consumer initiatives for brands like Vicks and Oral-B.

Ritu strongly believes in the power of purpose led brand building and has led multiple seasons of CANNES awarded campaigns like ‘Vicks TouchOfCare’. She believes in inculcating a constant learning culture and thereby, building high-performance teams empowered to take calculated risks and to deliver excellence and agility in the marketplace.

Ritu is a gold medalist from Delhi College of Engineering with a degree in Computer Engineering and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. She joined Bayer India in June 2020. In her earlier stint, she was the Country Marketing Manager for Personal Health Care, South Asia at Procter & Gamble.

Akshat Arora
General Manager - Digital Marketing & E-commerce, Tim Hortons


Akshat is a marketing professional with rich experience across F&B, FMCG, Luxury Retail, Automobile & Banking sectors. A marketer with an insightful business lens, Akshat is leading the charge of Digital Marketing & E-commerce at Tim Hortons in India. He is passionate about the application of evolving digital trends that add value to business.

Ankit Desai
Head- Media & Digital Marketing- India & Global Centre of Excellence, Marico


Ankit is a media professional who has worked in various profiles in media across the publisher, media agency, broadcaster & the advertiser domains.

He started his career with Dainik Jagran as part of their national sales team. His next job with MindShare Fulcrum gave him exposure to cutting-edge work on media and in-particular digital with HUL’s portfolio of brands, after which he moved to NDTV to be part of the team which launched their general entertainment channel, NDTV Imagine, as part of the Marketing team.

His last stint with Disney+ Hotstar focussed on driving strategic initiatives to build a long term revenue roadmap for the platform.

He currently works at Marico Ltd. as Head of Media & Digital Marketing - India & Global Centre of Excellence"

Mohit Doda
Head of Digital Marketing, Duroflex


Mohit Doda is a Digital Marketing Leader with 16 years of experience in handling Digital Strategy, Ecommerce and Social Media Marketing. He started his digital journey in 2006 and spent 6 years in top digital agencies. In the last 10 years he had led digital functions at Koovs, Reliance Trends and now Duroflex. Being a thought leader in the industry, he’s a frequent speaker at marketing events in India and also shares his point of view as a guest blogger on the emerging digital trends. He is passionate about ecommerce, performance marketing, analytics marketing automation and content creation.

Athul Uday
Head of Brand on Digital, CureFit


Athul Uday leads brand initiatives that intersect digital and community experiences at Curefit. He is the custodian of cultfit’s multi-million strong social communities, evangelizing the importance of fitness and celebrating the transformative journeys of customers. Prior to this, he was Head of Digital at United Breweries Ltd, where he drove SOEs to the tune of 80% for Kingfisher and Heineken family of brands on digital. Previously, Athul co-founded Happy Cook, then India’s largest meal kit brand and had marketing stints with Godrej, Amagi and Kirusa in Indian and African markets. Apart from his passion for marketing, he enjoys badminton, reading and traveling.

Jahid Ahmed
Vice President and Head - Digital, Content and Social Media Marketing, HDFC Bank


Jahid Ahmed is an astute Digital Marketing professional with over 14 years of experience in the BFSI sector. He has been instrumental in institutionalising Data driven Digital Campaigns, Mar-Tech and Transformation set ups across various BFSI organizations. One of the early adopters of Content led marketing, he has used content strategies to drive brand salience and consideration The winner of CMO Asia's ‘Top 50 most influential Marketing Professional' in BFSI Category, he is also an ardent Digital evangelist, speaking in multiple forums like IAMAI, Adobe Symposium, Facebook community, Exchange 4Media forums, etc

Jahid is currently heading Digital and Content Marketing at HDFC Bank where he looks after Online Acquisition ,Website innovation, Analytics, Social Media listening and Content marketing. His Digital Mantra is to drive hyper personalised relevance in customer's digital journey by seamlessly weaving Channel Orchestration, Design and Tech innovation.

Shardul Verma
Digital Lead, Bajaj Auto


I lead all digital marketing and frontend tech. initiatives for all markets and brand. I’m currently focusing on Digital Transformation project entailing Website revamp, E-showroom creation, Marketing Automation and Hyperlocal.

Kapil Ohri
Head- Digital Marketing, Dabur


Kapil Ohri, has more than 15 years of experience in digital media across digital transformation, digital strategy, media planning, programmatic advertising and content. Currently, he is leading digital marketing at Dabur India. Prior to this he has worked with organizations like Arvind Lifestyle, Mindshare, Ogilvy, afaqs! and FCB Ulka and has worked on digital marketing for categories like FMCG, Consumer electronics, Home appliances, Automobile and Aviation etc. Kapil has also authored a series of books titled – The Curious Digital Marketer.

Kirtiman Kohli
Digital Marketing & CRM Lead, Reckitt Benckiser India


Digital Marketing Professional with eight years of diverse experience in setting up and scaling Digital Marketing practices and E-commerce channels for a variety of verticals like Food & Beverages (Domino’s Pizza), Tech Media(91mobiles), Luxury E-commerce(Lootlow.com) and now FMCG (Reckitt). Currently leading Digital Marketing and CRM at Reckitt for their Personal Care Portfolio including brands like Durex and Veet. Previously managed eminent consumer brands like Dettol, Enfagrow, Moov, Strepsils, Itch Guard, Ring Guard, DermiCool, Gaviscon and Disprin.

Akhil Sethi
Head of Digital Marketing, Harman India


Akhil started his career with social media close to 12 years back. And, after learning the so-called nuances of social media initially, he thought why not learn all traits of digital marketing. Hence, the mind of this curious marketing student took him to his next stint where he learnt - client servicing, account management & media planning / buying, digital strategy and thereby helped some of the biggest brands to achieve their marketing objectives. After that, he thought why not apply all these skills as well as knowledge while working with the brand directly, hence he's doing what he initially envisioned.

Neharika Talreja
Head of Connections, Danone


Over two decades of experience across technology, FMCG, Pharma and managing diverse portfolios. As a digital lead helping brands digitally transform and create Consumer Value Journey experiences to drive business growth.

I currently lead Digital Strategy, Strategic Partnerships, Media, Influencer Marketing, CRM, ecommerce integrations, service innovation and Careline at Danone India. Along with the digital mandate I also lead inclusive diversity for Danone. Part of the core ISEA project team working on the service innovations, Media efficiencies, Influencer modeling to drive best practices across region.

I am passionate about the evolving digital consumer engagement experiences. When I am not connected virtually I love listening to music, workout, food, reading and dogs.

Favorite quote – Its always Day 1

Sai Thota
Head - Digital Marketing, Ferns N Petals


Sai Thota, an aspiring social entrepreneur, comes with 20 plus years of solid experience in digital marketing across retail, eCommerce & lifestyle verticals. He has worked on both sides of the table - on the brand side as well as the agency side.