Anupriya Acharya, CEO, Publicis Groupe South Asia is an eminent media and advertising professional with 25 plus years of experience across India and Singapore. She joined Publicis Groupe in 2013 as Group CEO of Zenith Optimedia and then went on to lead Publicis Media India from 2016. Prior to Publicis, she has held senior leadership positions with WPP in India and Aegis Media Singapore.
She has been elected as the President for Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) 2020-21 and is also actively involved with other industry bodies. An Independent Director on the Board of DB Corp., she is also jury on key industry events. She has been felicitated by Forbes India as ‘W-Power’ Trailblazer 2018 and featured in Fortune India’s list of Top 50 “Most Powerful Women in Business” in 2020, 2019, 2018. She has also been on Impact’s list of ’50 Most Influential Women in Advertising, Media and Marketing Industry” since its inception and featured in top 10 since 2018. A Post Graduate in Chemistry from IIT - Roorkee, her interests are adventure trips, photography and interior designing.
Chief Executive Officer, Digital Technology Business, Publicis Groupe India
Amaresh Godbole is the CEO, Digital Technology Business at Publicis Groupe India. In this role, Amaresh leads the Groupe’s digital experience and technology agencies Digitas India and Indigo Consulting. He is also responsible for scaling up the Publicis Commerce D2C offering. Prior to this, Godbole was Head of Creative and Capability at Google India, and he also has a history of over a decade with Publicis Groupe, where his last role was CEO, Digitas India.
Amaresh has been recognised in prominent industry accolades such as Campaign’s Asia Pacific 40U40, IMPACT magazine 40U40, and Campaign's ‘Most Admired Agency Leaders in Asia’ amongst others. A regular speaker at key events, he has also been a contributor to industry bodies such as ASCI, helping them shape digital regulation.
In the new normal, Jose is now often heard saying, “think digital inclusive every time”.
He is a staunch believer that pandemic has been a catalyst driving touchless, omni-channel
digital first experiences. With the personal data regulatory changes being enforced by
Government globally, creating memorable and enriched experiences, powered by insights
from first-party data, fulfil Jose. His aim is to deliver hard core business KPI’s for brands
who partner with Indigo Consulting on the impact that can be created in today’s “Experience
He believes in the boundless impact brands can create by capturing and bottling memorable
moments – backed by the powerful present and future tech. Jose is always up for this
challenge, which he sees as a tremendous opportunity, considering multiple digital
touch-points that a customer has to engage with brands.
As the Managing Director of Indigo Consulting, he is backed by 26 years of experience with
Fortune 500 companies. He thrives on transforming businesses through digital, by
shepherding them through strategy, technology, project management, delivery and
operations. From design thinking, augmented reality, machine learning, real-time analytics
to block chain, Jose’s work has been integral to truly digitizing the biggest brands in the
private, public and government sectors.
Roopesh is the CTO for Publicis Groupe, India. He is responsible for steering the development of all technology capabilities across the Groupe in India, including expansion of cloud solutions, platform integration, capability and capacity building and streamlining partners.
He works closely with the India Groupe leadership team and his priorities include stronger cohesion of specialized teams across the Groupe agencies and practices, acceleration of both bespoke and enterprise projects that sharpen client success. Pujari comes with 25 years of IT leadership experience in product design/development, core system transformation, enterprise architecture, program management, process improvement and services management across various domains – BFSI, manufacturing, consulting, publishing, aviation/airlines and healthcare.
Before joining Publicis Media in March 2019, he had worked extensively both in India and the US with organizations who had Fortune 500 customers across the globe including the likes of Apple, Pfizer, Dell, the US Army, Mondelez, etc. He also has rich experience in hiring and ramping up teams in both the US and India.
Krishna leads Growth at Indigo Consulting. He is responsible for overseeing business development, partnership exploration, partner support, demand generation programs across all cross offerings (Enterprise, Experience, Commerce, Martech and Data Technologies).
He was earlier responsible for Customer Success, Project Delivery, Business Analysis and Operations at Indigo Consulting and has led strategic alliances with technology companies to set-up a Centre of Excellence, develop new intellectual properties (IPs) and scale up the content division.
He has spent the last 20 years working with web and mobile technologies. Krishna has founded a web development company based out of The USA as well as an India-based Digital Agency and Marketing Network that includes SaaS- and PaaS-based products.
Krishna has worked closely with marketing and technology teams to create, execute and sustain digital initiatives for large enterprise brands across India, MEA and The USA. His passion for technology takes him to new and unchartered nuances of the field, especially if driving digital disruption is involved.
Krishna holds a process and innovation outlook, when it comes to solving problems through technology.
Sanjeev is a visionary, creative, result oriented & collaborative leader with over 25 years of IT service experience in managing large scale programs in a Globally Distributed setup and has handled projects for global clients across organizations like Polaris, Xansa, Sapient, Nagarro, to name a few in the past.
Sanjeev specialises in Customer Success Management, Delivery, Operational and Financial Excellence, Account Planning, Client Management, Vendor Management, Contract Management, Compliance, Engineering process Implementation & Governance, People Management, Enterprise capacity planning, Talent Acquisition Strategy, driving productivity with Quality at scale, cost effectiveness, Resource Utilization Governance.
VP - Human Resources
Seema is a performance and change catalyst with 15+ years of experience across varied HR domains of Culture, Organization Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Performance Management, Learning & Development, HR Business Partnership, and Ethics.
Seema has partnered with acclaimed senior business leaders on their growth targets and designed, executed talent strategies for effective outcomes in her past assignments with Mahindra Comviva, General Electric (GE), HCL Technologies and Publicis Sapient.
Head - Marketing & Strategic Alliance
Ruchika leads Marketing and Strategic Alliances practices at Indigo Consulting. She is the brand custodian for Indigo consulting’s brand and works closely with key strategic customers and partners to co-create compelling JGTM offerings. She is seasoned B2B marketing professional with a rich experience of over 14 years. She specializes in: B2B marketing strategies, Digital Marketing, Account Based Marketing, Employer Branding, Customer Acquisition, Corporate communications, Business Analysis and Business Consulting in the Telecommunication and BFSI domain. Ruchika holds an MBA degree from Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management, Pune and a Bachelor of Engineering from Pune University.