Headliners

Past
Headliners

Sir Martin Sorrell

Executive Chairman, S4 Capital

Sir Martin Sorrell is Executive Chairman of S4 Capital, a newly funded vehicle with the objective of building a new age, new era, digital advertising and marketing services platform for clients. Prior to S4 Capital, Sir Martin was CEO of WPP for 33 years, building it from a 1 million ‘shell’ company in 1985 into the world’s largest advertising and marketing services company.

Suresh Narayanan

Chairman & MD, Nestle India

Designated as the Chairman and Managing Director of the Company with effect from 29th October, 2015, Suresh Narayanan has built the perception of being the ‘turnaround’ man. He is also a member of Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company.

Rajan Anandan

MD, Google India

With a career that has spanned high technology and management consulting, Rajan is currently a Vice President of Google, Inc. In his current role, Rajan is the Managing Director of Google India and is responsible for Google’s operations in India. An active angel investor in early stage technology companies, Rajan brings a deep understanding of technology, a track record of investing in many sectors across technology, first hand experience working closely with founding teams of startups and leading and growing several large technology businesses in US and India.

Fernando Machado

Global Chief Marketing Officer, Burger King

Fernando is a global marketer with a passion for growing brands and businesses. With more than 100 Lions in Cannes (5 GPs), 12 D&AD Yellow Pencils, 1 Grandy (McWhopper), and 2 Grand Effies in North America, Fernando is known for pushing the creative boundaries to drive business growth. Fernando was recognized by Adweek as Grand Brand Genius (2013), by the AD Club of NY as Marketer of the Year (2017), by Business Insider as top 5 most innovative CMOs (2017) and by AdAge as top 50 most creative people in the business (2017).

Anindya Ghose

Heinz Riehl Chair Professor of Business and Director of Masters in Business Analytics at New York University, NYU Stern School of Business

Anindya Ghose is the Heinz Riehl Chair Professor of Business at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, a “Top 40 Under 40 Professor” and a Thinkers50 management guru. He is the author of TAP: Unlocking The Mobile Economy which is a double winner in the 2018 Axiom Business Book Awards and has been translated into multiple languages.

Tom Fishburne

Founder, Marketoonist

Tom’s Marketoonist cartoon series has grown by word of mouth to reach 200,000 readers every week and his cartoons have been featured by the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, and the New York Times. In 2010, Tom expanded Marketoonist into a marketing agency focused on the unique medium of cartoons for businesses like Google, LinkedIn, and Kronos. Tom draws (literally and figuratively) from 20 years in the marketing trenches in the US and Europe, including roles at Method, HotelTonight, General Mills, and Nestle.

CVL Srinivas

Country Manager, WPP India

With over 20 years in the media / advertising industry, CVL Srinivas has held senior management positions in leading agencies including GroupM (WPP), Madison and Starcom MediaVest in India/Asia-Pacific.

Tom Goodwin

EVP & Head Of Innovation, Zenith Media

Tom Goodwin’s main role is the EVP of Innovation at Zenith Media, his role is to understand new technology, behaviors and platforms and ideate and implement solutions for clients that take advantage of the new opportunities these make possible. Tom is also voted the #1 voice in Marketing by LinkedIn with over 560,000 followers on the platform, he is also one of 30 people to follow on Twitter by Business Insider and the top two people in Advertising to follow by FastCompany.

Emma Wilkie

MD, The Gunn Report

Emma has been Donald Gunn’s collaborator and co-presenter of The Gunn Report since January 2003. Emma started her career in the Creative Department of DDB London. She was also a scriptwriter for satellite television programme European Business Weekly. Gunn Report has been part of WARC, the leading marketing intelligence service and global authority on advertising and media effectiveness, since the autumn of 2016.

Anuraag Trikha

Global Director - Integrated Marketing Communications, Heineken

Anuraag Trikha’s last 23 years have been dedicated to honing skills at helping shape Global Brands. Before joining Heineken, Anuraag had the privilege of working with blue chip companies like Unilever, Proctor & Gamble, Diageo, Fiat, and Yum International in local, regional and global roles in advertising at agencies like Leo Burnett and Bartle Bogle Hegarty.

Dave Trott

Author & Creative Leader

Dave Trott is the author of Creative Mischief and Predatory Thinking and founded four award-winning ad agencies. Born in east London, he went to art school in New York on a Rockefeller Scholarship. From there he began an illustrious career in advertising, as part of the creative team behind ‘Hello Tosh Gotta Toshiba’, ‘Aristonandonandon’, the Cadbury Flake ads and many, many more. Dave’s agency – Gold Greenlees Trott – was voted Agency of the Year by Campaign magazine, and Most Creative Agency in the World by Ad Age in New York. In 2004 he was given the D&AD President’s Award for lifetime achievement in advertising.

Rudratej Singh

President, Royal Enfield

Rudratej ‘Rudy’ Singh, President of Royal Enfield, joined the brand in January 2015. With over twenty years of experience, Rudy has led Brand and Marketing mandates for well-known companies in India and across the globe.

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