Avinash Jhangiani is Chief Innovation Officer at Omnicom Media Group India with more than 17 years (12 years in the US) of global digital & technology Leadership experience in Big 4 US Consulting, large MNC and global marketing communications companies. His relentless focus on innovation for clients at Omnicom resulted in record-breaking number of awards including 6 Lions at the prestigious CANNES festival in the last 3 years. He is on IMPACT's Digital Power 100 list of most influential icons in India.
Avinash currently heads a strategic consulting unit for Innovations that hacks growth large companies using new and emerging technologies such as IOT, VR, AR, AI and other technology megatrends across areas of customer experience, sales & operations, and new business models. Prior to Omnicom, Avinash led IT & Digital transformation at Reliance MediaWorks as Chief Information Officer during which he was selected as Finalist for the IDG's CIO 100 awards.
By education, he is an Electronics Engineer with an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He loves to counsel gen Y on their careers and enjoys playing LEGO with his 8-year old digital native.