Group Chief Marketing Officer | Eros International PLC Read More
Group Chief Marketing Officer | Eros International PLC
As Group CMO, Manav looks after both Eros Now and the studio business. He is responsible for brand, consumer growth & retention, talent, trade and PR across both these businesses. In his earlier role he was founder CMO for ALTBalaji, India’s first SVOD OTT platform which broke the notion that Indians don’t pay for content.
In his last role at Getit he launched multiple businesses and brands in India and Malaysia across Yellow pages, Horizontal Marketplace and verticals like grocery and furniture, mobile wallet and a merchant lending platform.
At Reliance Big Entertainment, he was the founder of then India’s largest online local search platform that got investment interests from Navteq & acquisition interest from Justdial. He was also part of founding co worked on launching businesses across FM Radio, Music, Motion Pictures, Movie rental & download, online gaming & a JV with Dreamworks Animation SKG.
In his earlier stints, Manav exited a startup in stealth mode that created an IP that helped telecom towers reduce their energy costs.
He has formal education in Management and Law.
General Manager- Marketing & Digital | ShowBox Channel Read More
General Manager- Marketing & Digital | ShowBox Channel
Prabhjyot Singh is a Marketing professional with 15+ years of experience in the industry. His experience spans across sectors like media houses, e-commerce and digital agencies. Currently, he is the General Manager – Marketing & Digital, Strategic Planning, Events & Content at ShowBox – National 24×7 Music TV Channel.During his career, he has been responsible for the launch campaigns, media buying, budget allocation, overall growth of the companies, scaling up the e-commerce business through digital mediums, generating new revenue streams and strategic planning for the new business development. Worked on several expansion plans in entertainment media, digital, publishing, OTT.
Senior Director, Head - Insights & Strategy | Discovery Inc Read More
Senior Director, Head - Insights & Strategy | Discovery Inc
18 years of work-experience in Corporate Strategy, Business Planning, Consumer Insights & Analytics across industries in marquee organizations.
As a part of the top management team in South Asia, shaped strategy and drove key business decisions in the entrepreneurial initiatives of Discovery Network in India.
Recommended the strategy for Discovery Kids’ channel (DKids) relaunch which zoomed ~500% since then. Created and executing strategic plan for further growth of DKids and DTamil Channel.
Pioneered the use of Data Analytics in Star TV Network as a means for identifying key opportunity areas for organic growth and cutting costs. Recommended (1) strategy to increase the network share by plugging-in consumer and content whitespaces, (2) strategy to increase rural penetration (new channel) and (3) closure of Channel V as a Youth Entertainment Channel.
Conceptualized cloud-based database as a first step towards big data platform that aimed to integrate various data sources for better measurement (viewership), content feedback and advertiser metrics in addition to reducing data extraction time by 90%. Led the creation of mobile app for bringing all this data graphically to everyone’s fingertip for quick decision making across functions.
As a part of Chairman’s office at RIL, program managed the Strategy & execution for Content acquisition for Jio.
At Times Internet, evaluated business plans, recommended cost saving (USD 10 Mn) and value creation measures (Additional revenue ~ USD 5 Mn) that included rejig of Auto (Zigwheels) and shutting down of unprofitable businesses –Email and Shopping. Evaluated multiple potential equity investments. Was a founding member of TLabs, a mentorship based Startup Accelerator by Times Group. Closed funding for 10 startups in Batch 1 & 2.
Balaji Telefilms Ltd
Vice President Creative (Motion Pictures) | Balaji Telefilms Ltd Read More
Vice President Creative (Motion Pictures) | Balaji Telefilms Ltd
• Senior Professional, with eighteen years of experience in feature Film/Tv Productions.
• Director for an Indo-Swedish Production film “Boy In Bollywood”.
• Screenwriter for feature films “Hum Tum Shabana” and Jia aur Jia”.
• Five-minute feature director for nonfiction Tv shows.
• Pre-Wedding film director for India’s biggest wedding filming “Ram Bherwani Productions”.
• Strong leader with motivational management style and reputation for building and retaining highly motivated film Production teams and networks.
• Results-oriented achiever with a successful track record for completion of films, Tv projects on schedule; within budgets.
• Established relations with key players, strategic partners and significant talents from the Indian Film Industry.
• Expertise in all filmmaking aspects having hands on experience on all pre-production, on floor filming and postproduction on all size of films and Tv fiction / non-fiction shows.
Senior Vice President- Creative Content & New Business | 9X Media Read More
Senior Vice President- Creative Content & New Business | 9X Media
OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERTISE IN LEADERSHIP ROLES ACROSS A&R, CREATIVE CONTENT AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT.
Have grown the ranks in the business of media and entertainment, an area I am extremely passionate about. Have held leadership roles with proven and established organisations , India and globally.
A sharp and proven business acumen and a keen eye for winning content , discovering and launching music talent in India have been my core strengths. Some of the biggest names and IPs in the Indian music business have been my contribution over the years.
My areas of specialisations over the years have been:
*Content- Across music, television, radio & films.
*Sharp acumen for growth riders.
INOX Leisure Ltd
Chief Marketing Officer | INOX Leisure Ltd Read More
Chief Marketing Officer | INOX Leisure Ltd
• Film Director
• Content Creator
• Film Marketing, Distribution & Sales Consultant
• Develop Strategies for Film Marketing & Release
• Trade & Studio Networking
• Script Analyser from Commercial Apect
• Chairman Events, IFTDA, Indian Film & TV Directors Association
• Written & Directed ‘7 HOURS TO GO’ (June 2016), ‘MICKEY VIRUS’ (Oct 2013) and Solid Patels (Unreleased)
21 years of experience in: Content Creation | Production | Filmed Marketing | Film Exploitation/Distribution | Film Programming | Content Acquisition | Cinema Management | Movie Promotions | Strategy Development | Developing Film, Production, Cinema Process and Systems | Cinema Tactical Marketing | Brand Building | Advertising | Cinema Launch | Corporate Communications | PR | Event Management | Visual Merchandising | Merchandise Development and Promotion
Head of Marketing | Red Chillies Entertainment Read More
Head of Marketing | Red Chillies Entertainment
Binda has over 15 years of experience in Marketing, Brand Management, Digital Intellegence & Consumer Analytics. She comes with a deep understanding of the Indian media and entertainment space and has led marketing campaigns across categories for different markets. She has been awarded by BBC Knowledge as one of ‘the Greatest Marketing Influencers of 2017.
She currently heads marketing for Red Chilies Entertainment and is responsible for customer loyalty and creating business opportunities across platforms. She has led 360 degree campaigns for wide range of movies like Dilwale, Raees, Dear Zingagi, Jab Harry Met Sejal, Ittefaq, Zero and ongoing projects like Badla.
She has also led the marketing initiatives for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in 2016, developed the #AmiKKR campaign, which deeply resonated with the fans. KKR became the first team to have an exclusive television show, called ‘Knight Club’ on Star Sports and the fan engagement rate on social media not just surpassed other IPL teams, but also long established teams with global following like Manchester United, Barcelona, Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea.
During her stint at Star India, she has steered strategic projects for their Hindi, Regional and English Entertainment channels. She was instrumental in developing campaigns such as ‘Rishta wahi, Soch nayi’ for Star Plus, which catapulted the brand back to its leadership position, ‘Cholo Paltai’ as the war cry for Star Jalsha launch in West Bengal, which connected with the audience at a personal level and took the channel to the #1 position and ‘Watch with the World’ for Star World Premiere’s launch, which created a paradigm shift in TV viewing trends in India.
Angad Bhatia is a part of the senior leadership team at Times Internet. He is the Founder of
MensXP and the COO of TIL’s emerging media track called Indiatimes Lifestyle Network.
At Times Internet, he founded the Indiatimes Lifestyle Network which includes
Indiatimes.com, MensXP, iDiva, WhatsHot etc. and led it through an explosive growth
phase, from 5 million to over 40 million unique users in 18 months. ILN is a youth and new
media collective that is built around the social web. In December 2016, Indiatimes.com was
ranked the world’s most engaged brand on Facebook ahead of Fox, CNN, Nytimes,
Huffington-Post, Buzzfeed, etc.