Needless to say that Marketing, which is a dynamic subject, is very crucial for a business. If done wrong, it can lead to failure, but if done right, it can lead to a business’s success. Let’s read about the journey that has made them ten of the top marketers in India.
1 Abdul Khan
IIT and IIM pass-out, Mr. Khan has worked at Reliance and Tata as the Chief Marketing Officer and has also been an advisor to the MD and Chairman of the Reliance Industries. He has also led the launches of Reliance Infocomm, IBM, Tata Docomo, Samsung, McDonald's and other brands in India. He has worked in China and UK and has been parts of international teams as well. He is also a member of Africa's CEO Economic Forum and is working on deep technology related projects in African natons like Rwanda and Gabon. He has also worked alongside the Honourable Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi on Project 272 in 2013-14. He started a company called 4 Marketing Technology Venture, based on the fourth Industrial Revolution, where he is the CEO of India's first next-generation marketing technology company, which is set to transform marketing and governance globally.
2 Himanshu Arora
Himanshu Arora is one of the co-founders of Social Panga, which is an agency that provides digital marketing services. He is an online marketer. He did Computer Science Engineering in his bachelors and later on pursued MBA in Marketing. His expertise primarily lies on Social Media Marketing and Search Engine Marketing, which leads to doubling his clients' digital marketing ROI. He is someone who believes in disruptive digital marketing and calls himself a "Marketing Mafia". He has worked with Accenture, Decathlon, HUL, Coca-Cola, Citibank, Horlicks, Google and many more. He has also given the leading corporates like Pidilite, Nokia, TCS, Wipro and many more, trainings in the field of digital marketing.
3 Lakshmipathy Bhat
Lakshmipathy Bhat is the head of the business communications of a company called Robosoft Technology. Robosoft Technology is a company that deals with mobility solutions. He has experience of working with both the FMCG and the service brands. He has track records of successfully contributing in the growth of businesses in Mumbai, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Bangalore. P&G, Sara Lee, ITC Foods, Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting are some of the companies he has worked with. He also has a blog where he write about branding, digital marketing, advertisement and client management.
4 Jitendra Vaswani
He is the founder of an internet marketing blog, BloggersIdeas.com, in the year 2013. He is very much experienced in the field of internet marketing, SEO and SMO. He also has a proper understanding of Google Analytics, search algorithms, Webmaster Tools, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). In 2014 he became one of the 20 top bloggers of India and was featured in many magazines too. In the same year he founded Digiexe.com, a digital marketing agency. He has helped many businesses and individuals set an online presence.
5 Prateek Shah
An IP University pass-out, Prateek Shah has worked with Google India as a partner trainer, Digital Vidya and AIMA (All India Management Association) as a lead trainer. He also manages social media campaigns for different brands. He also launched "Asset Ambassador", India's first student social network. He conduct workshops for the employees of companies like CNN-IBN, NTPC, SBI, Hindustan Times and many more. In October of 2015, he founded Digital Defynd, a digital marketing hub where digital marketing ideas are contributed, communicated and collaborated.
6 Aditya Gupta
Aditya Gupta was one of the founders of Social Samosa. They planned to close all the knowledge gaps, thus, becoming a hub for the Social Media Industry in India. Although, in 2015 they sold it to some confidential investors who bought the comapny for an amount of Rs. 2-3 crores according to an ET report. Presently he focuses on his digital communication agency, Igenero, which was founded in the year 2009. The purpose was to provide solutions for web-based products, branding and digital strategy. He has also worked with many famous companies.
7 Prasant Naidu
Previously a business analyst, Prasant Naidu later commenced LighthouseInsights (LI) with his wife. In 2013, LI was listed among the top 10 Social Media blogs by Social Media Examiner and Indi blogger. He very much believes in high-quality content. He was featured at Shareholic in 2011. In 2012 their blog was listed among the Top Social Media Blogs by Social Media Examiner. Their blog consists of reviews, stuides, interviews, research studies and social media marketing tips.
8 Mridul Kabra
An architect graduate from Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Mr. Kabra later became the head faculty of digital marketing. Presently he is also working with Google as a Digital Marketing Head, specializing in lead generation. Within a span of one year, he had conducted many digital marketing workshops, organized by UpNexTech and has taught almost a thousand schools and college students in Rajasthan. He got the award of the Best Digital Advertising Professional and stood second in the start-up idea and planning competition which was organized by Rajasthan patrika in Jaipur.
9 Sorav Jain
Sorav Jain started his career as an SEO executive at the age of 17 and now carries about ten years of experience in the industry. He superheads a self-funded organization, called EchoVme, the purpose of which is to deliver digital and social media marketing skills. The organization was recognised as "The Best Social Media Agency of 2013" by CMO Asia. Later he launched a book titled "Social Media for Business", which covers topics of social media and challenges and opportunities for Indian brands and how turn them into an authentic brand in social media. Graduating from Leeds University, in management, Sorav has more than 7 years of Social Media experience. He has worked with several brands both on the national & international level. He was also acknowledged as the "Top 25 Social Media Professionals of India" by Global Youth Marketing Forum.
10 Deepak Kanakaraju
Deepak Kanakaraju is the cofounder of Pixel Track Digital. He is also known as "Digital Deepak" in the digital marketing world. He has an experience in the digital marketing industry, of more than 6 years. He has also worked as a digital marketing manager with many startups in India, like Practo, RazorPay, Instamojo, Digital Vidhya and many more. he has a youtube channel and a website digitaldeepak.com where he shares his knowledge for free.
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