DR. Annurag Batra
Chairman & Editor In Chief, BusinessWorld & exchange4media
Annurag Batra is a serial entrepreneur, media mogul, a journalist and an eternal optimist rolled into one. He is a B. Tech in Computer Sciences, a degree, which he acquired before joining Management Development Institute MDI Gurgaon (Now its Gurugram), one of India's leading Business School. He is a first generation entrepreneur and after acquiring the iconic business media and magazine brand BW Businessworld. a 35 year strong media brand as well as most respected business publication in the country.
Since taking over BW Businessworld Mr. Batra has expanded BW Businessworld into digital, events and BW communities and has taken into its fold www.digitalmarket.asia, a leading website on digital marketing, www.everythingexperiential.com India’s leading experiential marketing website and launch BW Hotelier in partnership with hotelier international. BW Smart Cities an editorial platform in a 360 degree format is to be launched in mid February 2015. Mr. Batra is building the BW Businessworld business aggressively.
Mr. Batra also founded the exchange4media group and he serves as the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of exchange4media group which includes exchange4media.com – India’s leading media industry website, PITCH – India’s only Advertising, Marketing and Media Magazine, IMPACT – The Marketing Weekly, Franchisee Plus – Business Opportunity Magazine, Realty Plus – India’s leading monthly real estate magazine and samachar4media.com/ – leading media industry website in Hindi.
Mr. Batra is also appointed by Government of India as the Chairman of an industry committee formed to come up with a vocational training framework for the media, communication and entertainment industry. He mentors many budding entrepreneurs and enjoys the process of reverse mentoring as in what he learns from these young entrepreneurs. At BW Businessworld BW Accelerate is an initiative to provide a structured platform to entrepreneurs for mentorship and growth.
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, PWC
Nandini Chatterjee has over 25 years of rich exposure in product management, media relations and crisis management. In her 17 year association with PwC, Nandini has consistently managed the integrated marketing and communication function for the professional services giant, with over 15,000 employees. Nandini is a member of PwC’s Global Leadership communication team that is a think tank responsible for the brand’s reputation globally. Under her leadership, PwC Corp Comms featured among the top six Corporate Communications teams in 2018 by Reputation Today magazine.
Nandini was inducted into the PR Hall of Fame in 2018 by Public Relations Council of India. She featured in Reputation Today’s Power 50-2019 list of the Indian public relations and corporate communication professionals in the country and was also in the recent top 100 Influential Game Changers 2019 list of Businessworld & e4m Group.
Founder Director, MediaValueWorks
Am a seasoned communications professional with proven expertise in designing innovative solutions for enterprises, SMBs and Start-ups. Deep specialization in crafting messages and designing methodologies to influence and manage different stakeholders.
20+ years of rich experience of having been through a part of the transformational journey of the shift of traditional media to new-age media platforms. My rich learnings, observations and deep connects, ensure designing right strategies for a digital brand and its ecosystem.
With sound tactical knowledge of managing campaigns via mainstream, digital, content, I also help enterprises strengthen their brand through sharp editorials and informative pieces.
Head, Corp Comm, PR and Internal Communication, Schneider Electric
Seema is a Public Relations professional who is currently Head of Corporate Communication, Public Relations and Internal Communication for Schneider Electric in India. In her previous roles, she has lead the PR and Corporate Communication function at Dassault Systemes India prior to which she was part of Brand and Communications team at PwC India. She has also been a visiting faculty at the Mass Communication Research Center (MCRC) at Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi.
Seema has a Master’s degree in Applied Communication from Coventry University UK. Following the degree, she worked in the London, in communication in Social Care, for about 2 years before moving back to India. Seema has previously also taught in the Aligarh Muslim University in the Department of English, at the beginning of her professional career.
Seema comes from the city of Lucknow and lives and works in Delhi.