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.
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.
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.
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.
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"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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