Anand Chakravarthy is Managing Director, India at Essence, a global data and measurement-driven agency which is part of GroupM. In his role, he leads the agency’s India operations across its Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru offices.
Anand comes with over 20 years of experience in media, marketing and advertising. Prior to Essence, he was Managing Partner at Maxus India. Previously, he served as EVP at Reliance Broadcast Network, where he was also CMO and Business Head for BIG CBS Network. Graduating with an MBA degree from Pune University, he started his career at Research International India before moving to Lowe India.