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Suparna Singh

Suparna Singh,

(CEO, NDTV Group)

NDTV Convergence is a digital media business that controls all NDTV websites, including NDTV.com. Launched in 2008, NDTV Convergence is profitable; last year's revenue figure is Rs.144 crore. The team comprises around 300 people. With a web-first, television-second strategy, the digital news media brand was built on the premise that money follows good content and great user experience. The pillars of Convergence, in Suparna's words, are content, technology and UI/design. Read more

Shailesh Kapoor

Shailesh Kapoor

Founder and CEO, Ormax Media

Digital

"OTT content has become too intense; we need visually bright shows": Shailesh Kapoor, founder and CEO, Ormax Media Read more

Anand Chakravarthy

Anand Chakravarthy

MD, Essence India

Marketing

"Digital shouldn't be treated as a shiny new object that's just about participation," Anand Chakravarthy Read more

Uma Talreja

Uma Talreja

CMO, Shoppers Stop

Marketing

"When new generations enter the brand, how will nostalgia create trusteeship?": asks Uma Talreja, CMO, Shoppers Stop Read more

Rahul Jauhari and Navonil Chatterjee

Rahul Jauhari and Navonil Chatterjee

Joint presidents, Rediffusion

Advertising

"All Arun Nanda said to us was 'Unfurl the flag again'": Rediffusion's new presidents Read more

Pallavi Singh

Pallavi Singh

Marketing head, MG Motor India

Marketing

"Marketers need to bring back the romance of advertising": Pallavi Singh, MG Motor Read more

Rajesh Ramakrishnan

Rajesh Ramakrishnan

MD, Perfetti Van Melle India

Marketing

"In FMCG, marketing drives the company; in non-FMCG, marketing is a support function": Rajesh Ramakrishnan, MD, Perfetti Van Melle India Read more

Arun Prakash

Arun Prakash

President and COO, Vuclip

Digital

"There shouldn't be a situation like 'IPL is over, let's uninstall the app'": Vuclip's Arun Prakash Read more

Vinil Mathew

Vinil Mathew

Ad filmmaker

Advertising

"The scariest trend is that there's a commodification of work": Vinil Mathew, ad filmmaker Read more