Anusha Shetty, was the founder-CEO of digital agency Autumn Worldwide (which became Autumn Grey after Grey acquired a majority stake in 2018), recently she became Chairman and CEO of Grey Group India. With over 20 years of marketing and advertising experience and a career spanning across India and Silicon Valley, Shetty has worked with agencies such as Lintas and Euro RSCG working on multiple brands including Intel, Titan and Honeywell among others. She started her career in the mainline space, moved to the other side, as a marketer and then as an entrepreneur.
Head- Marketing, Digital and Loyalty at Tata Starbucks Pvt Ltd
Deepa Krishnan heads Marketing, Digital, and Loyalty at Tata Starbucks Private Ltd, the 50/50 joint venture between Starbucks Coffee Company and Tata Global Beverages Limited. As part of her role, Deepa oversees all aspects of the brand related to Digital and other media communication, manages the My Starbucks Rewards loyalty programme and is responsible for all the Digital initiatives undertaken by the brand. Prior to Starbucks, Deepa has been an Executive Director, Strategy at Kantar. She has also been the Head of Branding and Marketing Communication at Idea Cellular Ltd for a period of 2 years. She has played a key role in shaping the overall innovation strategy at Diageo India. As part of the Futures Company, Deepa has addressed the strategic business issues of renowned brands in areas related consumer trends, brand repositioning, marketing strategy and innovation.
Director India and South Asia, IBM
Deepali Naair is the Chief Marketing Officer of IBM, India and South Asia,. She was formally the CMO of IIFL Wealth Management. She has an experience spanning over 20 years in areas of marketing, e-commerce, brand, as well as product and sales. She has also held various leadership positions such as Country Head-Brand, Customer Service and e-Commerce at L&T Financial Services and Vice-President and Head of Marketing at HSBC. In addition to this, she has worked with companies such as, Mahindra, Tata Motors, BPL Mobile, FBC Ulka, Marico's Mediker and Saffola.
Chief Marketing Officer, Diageo
Julie Bramham leads the Marketing function at Diageo India and is also a member of its Executive Committee. As the Chief Marketing Office, Julie oversees marketing and innovation for Diageo India's wide range of award-winning beverage alcohol portfolio.
An experienced marketer and general manager with a strong track record of delivering results in the beer and spirits industry, Julie has a wide range of experience of working across Europe and Africa.
Prior to joining Diageo in India Julie was part of Diageo Europe for nearly two decades where she contributed across multiple functions and categories. She oversaw the development of the Europe Marketing team, serving as the Marketing Director for Gin, Smirnoff and Captain Morgan. In her most recent role as the General Manager for Innovation at Diageo Europe, she was responsible for several successful launches including Gordon's Pink Gin, Johnnie Walker Red Rye, Tanqueray Sevila and Rockshore.
Julie began her journey with the company working on the Guinness Greater Britain business in 1999. At a global level, Julie played a key role in establishing the Customer Marketing team in Nigeria and supported the inception of Brand house in South Africa. Additionally, she worked with teams from APAC and North America on the development and launch of Johnnie Walker Platinum and the iconic Johnnie Walker Blue Label pack.
Prior to joining Diageo, Julie worked with a key UK alco-bev retailer in marketing and operations.
Julie holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management from Leeds Metropolitan University.
MP, Rajya Sabha and Deputy Leader, Shiv Sena
Ms. Priyanka Chaturvedi is an Indian politician serving as Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra and Deputy Leader of Shiv Sena. She is Trustee of Prayas Charitable Trust which runs two schools to provide education to over 200 under-privileged children. In 2010, she was selected as a participant in ISB's 10,000 Women Entrepreneurs Certificate programme, a global initiative supported by the Goldman Sachs Foundation for women entrepreneurs.She has also been a columnist for Tehelka, Daily News and Analysis and Firstpost. As a trustee of two NGOs, she works to promote children's education, women's empowerment and health. She also runs a book review blog which is among-st the top ten weblogs on books in India.
CEO, iProspect India
Rubeena Singh is CEO of iProspect India, India's premier digital performance agency. With almost 20 years of experience, Rubeena has developed expertise and built an enviable track record across digital, print and broadcasting. Rubeena's demonstrated ability to build and scale-up businesses on the sustainable foundation of strong, motivated teams, business relationships and efficient processes is her strength. Under her leadership, iProspect India has grown rapidly & now serves 100+ clients and employs over 200+ people.
At iProspect, she is also credited for setting up various next-gen services like Intelligent Content(Creative), Solution Labs (Martech) to offer an entire spectrum of data-driven digital marketing performance strategies. Since she took over the reins, the agency has won numerous awards – 'Digital Agency of The Year' and 'Digital Enterprise of The Year' at the Drivers of Digital Awards 2018, 'South Asia Mobile Marketing Agency of the Year' at Campaign South Asia Awards, just to name a few. At an individual level, Rubeena's success as CEO hasn't gone unnoticed either. She has won several accolades from her industry peers. In 2019, she was named as one of the 'Top 50 Influential Women' in the Media and Entertainment industry in India by the Impact magazine.
Rubeena is known for her efforts to encourage women leadership – empower and encourage women to take on leadership roles and eventually break the glass ceiling. In 2018, she started Women@iProspect initiative which allows in-house talent to grow and excel as the future leaders of the industry. She also heads Female Foundry, iProspect and DAN's global initiative, in India.
Shazia Ilmi is an Indian politician. She was previously a television journalist and anchor at Star News. She was a spokesperson for the India Against Corruption movement led by Anna Hazare in 2011 and 2012. She led a media campaign for an anti-corruption bill (to institute an ombudsman popularly known as the Jan Lokpal Bill). She was a member of the Aam Aadmi Party's National Executive but left the party in May 2014 and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in January 2015.