Ram heads the media function across all touch points for the group.

Ram is a CXO level digital leader having been an entrepreneur thrice and successfully exiting twice. His first venture NetworkPlay was sold to Bertelsmann AG’s Gruner and Jahr GMBH in what was the first multi-million-dollar ad-network exits in India. His second venture was merged with SVG Media, which is now part of Dentsu Aegis Network. His last venture VelfieApp couldn’t scale as planned and is parked.

He has held global leadership positions as CEO, MD, SVP, VP and Director at organizations like C1X Inc., Reliance JIO, Ibibo Group (Now part of MakeMyTrip.Com), Tribal DDB (Omnicom Group), Madison Communications, Jobsahead.Com (Now part Monster.Com) and Indian Express. He is a turnaround artist with a special ability to scale startups to multi-million dollar businesses. His favorite markets are US, MEA, India and APAC.

He is a prolific speaker at large format events, a voracious reader and a reluctant writer though some of the biggest names in the publishing industry carry his articles around digital marketing, world economy and management.

He has also been Founding Chairman at ad:tech, iMedia and TechCrunch in India and is credited for launching LinkedIn in India through the JVs he formed for NetworkPlay and PlatformPlay.

For some of his stellar achievements he has won several awards across the globe including at Cannes, World Brand Congress and CMO Asia.

He holds a Double Graduation in Engineering, A Double Masters in Business Administration and Digital Business and has completed a residential Executive Management Program from HBS in Strategic Marketing Management. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Business Administration from SP. Jain School of Global Management slated for completion by the first quarter of 2022.

Ram is married to Neetika and has a wonderful son by name Ajinkya.


Aashish Chopra is an award winning viral video marketer, having made and marketed videos with millions of shares and gazillion views, with one becoming Asia’s most shared branded Facebook post (Campaign Asia) and other getting 40 million views in a week. He also won the “Content Marketer Of The Year” that year. Recently he was featured on Forbes. He is passionate about content and believes that in the times of declining attention spans and chaotic news-feeds, creativity is the differentiator.

He heads content marketing at ixigo. From ideation to execution he has been instrumental in making video marketing a growth hack. From driving app installs, to skyrocketing reach with videos. “In today’s fast evolving digital landscape, social media strategy for any brand revolves around remarkable content. Content must be compelling and share-worthy, period. Every brand today is turning into a media company.” he affirms. Before diving into video marketing, Aashish was active in visual content marketing, with several Infographics going viral on Slideshare.

Aashish has been on stage at events at IIT Bombay, IIM, CXO Roundtables, DMAI, Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), ClickAsia, FICCI, Ashoka University, Bridge Business School, ICFAI Business School Hyderabad, Manipal University, Digital Vidya, Digital Marketing Summit – Asia, sold-out masterclasses at DMAasia Delhi & Mumbai, Webit.India, NDTV, TiE Travel Marketing Summit, NIIT, YourStory Mobile Sparks and an exciting lineup for 2019


Bhavana Mittal is the Regional Head of Media, Digital and Communications for Reckitt Benckiser, South Asia. She is responsible for some critical and strategic areas such as media planning and buying, analytics, digital capability building, performance management of the media agencies, etc. across the region.  Prior to RB, she was heading Media and CSR for GSK CH for the Indian Sub-Continent.

Previously, she was responsible for the Media Audit division with Accenture India, handling both Indian and international clients.

With a  career span of more than 18 years, she started her professional journey with Saatchi and Saatchi launching Hyundai Santro and Accent in India, which went on win a bronze at the New York Advertising Effectiveness awards that year. Since then she has worked with various reputed organizations like Universal McCann, Group M – Maxus and Cheil Communications.

Bhavana is a science graduate from Hansraj College, Delhi, with a major in Physics and has an MBA in Marketing from the IMT, Ghaziabad.
Bhavana has been honored with the 3rd  Aadhi Aabadi Women Achievers Award 2011, a platform is to give recognition and honor to women who have achieved success in their respective fields against all odds and emerged as a role model and inspiration to others.

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