About TAVF

About TAVF

Integrated Marketing Communications Forum:

Integrating all marketing communication channels in one place to explore and elaborate on the future of advertising. TAVF is a platform that offers an opportunity to share, discuss & understand the Futuristic Trends, Technology, Innovations and Marketing strategies that will have a prominent impact on Ideation and Communication of Brands, Venues and Media Vehicles.


Year after year TAVF has created a new benchmark in Marketing & Advertising Industry, originating with just a conference in 2016 to now being an Integrated Marketing Communication Forum which brings Marketers, Technology and solution providers under one roof.

3rd Edition – TAVF 2018 with support of IAA ( International Advertising Association) created the first IMCF in India with Global Brands including, Channel partners from marketing avenues showcased the ideation of Futuristic strategies.

In 2019, ROI matters TAVF will bring together Industry Thought Leaders, from Digital Technology and E payments, Retail, Experiential Venues, Product Leaders to build a vibrant community that will redefine the future of work through their case studies and will raise the bar for productivity, innovation, and growth.

Venue and Date:

Venue: Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, #2 & 3B, Near Chinmayanand Ashram, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400087

Date: 7th November 2019

Eminent Speakers

Subhayu has over 23 years of experience driving brand and marketing, communications and CSR for leading Indian and multinational brands in banking, capital markets and financial services. In his previous roles, Subhayu headed brand and corporate affairs at Barclays, India, and has handled similar roles in his career including heading Communications & Channel Marketing at Tata AIG & External Communications for the AIG Group in India. Across his career, he has led large media initiatives for build-out / transition of brands, business & products, and set up globally benchmarked message house, documentation and process controls.

Subhayu Mishra 

MD & Head – Corporate Affairs

Titled Corporate Diva 2019 by The HOW Forum; hand-picked as PepsiCo's Future Leader by the charismatic CEO – Indra Nooyi; awarded Brand of The Year 2018 for Kurkure. An alumna of SRCC and IIM-K, I am currently into my 7th year with PepsiCo. In the course of this exciting career, she has catapulted Brand Doritos to an unparalleled Business height, have lead PepsiCo Global’s foray into Women Snacking Platform and have launched Kurkure’s 1st ever Premium Snacking Range. Managing Cross-Country and Cross-Cultural teams, leading Complex Projects, delayering Consumer Speak, improvising Brand Financials and building consumer Love are her areas of knack and passion.

Dola Halder

Brand Head

Amrita is a Global FMCG Health, Wellness & Sustainability Specialist with over 15 years of passionate experience in creating new-age value for large Consumer Companies through metamorphosis from FMCG into FMHG- Fast Moving Health Goods Organizations. She has been identified as ‘Young Leadership Talent’ & has received Global, Regional & Local Recognition for infusing ‘Health, Wellness & Sustainability’ across Foods, Personal Care & Nutrition categories. She has designed the ‘Foods Healthification’ Strategic Roadmap across multiple F&B categories including Staples, Noodles, Pasta, Biscuits, Juices, Dairy, Confectionery, Snacks, Breakfast Cereals & Milk Food Drinks

Amrita Asrani

Marketing Head

Ankit paul is a Digital Evangalist and a veteran in the Digital space and has had his successes in various organisations of repute. He has worked with some of the best organisations in the digital world and also donned a Hat as an entrepreneur for almost 2 and a half year before joining Alibaba UC. He is a seasoned sales and marketing professional with more than 14 years of experience in different domains and more than 11 years in the Digital Advertising Space. Right now he is heading the Programmatic Strategy and Monetization for UC at Alibaba Innovation
Initiatives Business Group.

Ankit Paul

Country Lead – Monetization Strategy and Programmatic

Shri Gauranga Das  is a Mindful Leadership Consultant and is running initiatives related to Meditation, Yoga and preventive de-addiction thus empowering thousands of youth to positively transform their lives. He is on the board of advisors of the Chanakya IAS Academy and along with them has established the Govardhan School of Public Leadership in Govardhan Ecovillage, involved in training future bureaucrats and public leaders in responsible mindful leadership with character and integrity based on the principles of Bhagavad Gita.  He is involved in the leadership and organizational development of ISKCON organization in various capacities including being one of the Temple Presidents in the Leadership Council of ISKCON Chowpatty temple.

Shri Gauranga Das

Renowned Global Speaker

Amresh Acharya is the MD & CEO of Loylty Rewardz Mngt. Pvt. Ltd; India’s leading loyalty solution provider, which is currently a loyalty partner of 20+ banks and 80+ retail brands in India.

Amresh has over 26 years of experience in Financial Product and Investment Management, Personal Banking and Wealth Management Services.

He has worked across several geographies in India, GCC & SE Asia and done significant stints across several leading financial organizations including ANZ, RBS & HDFC Bank.

Amresh Acharya

Managing Director & CEO

A marketing professional with 13 years of experience with demonstrated capabilities in national 360 ATL campaigns, adept in hyper marketing digital, big data analytics, leadership management & content. Led diverse teams to drive P&L delivery, Media Strategy & building corporate brand equity. Developed & executed the prestigious Priceless Campaign for MasterCard India with a new face for cashless India -M.S.Dhoni. A recognized mentor for training and building capabilities- Won the Leading Others & Outstanding Professional award. Spearheaded business transformation projects with Bain Consulting, AT Kearney, InterBrand.

Puneeth Bekal 

Director Marketing

Member of the Paytm Payment Bank startup team focussed on converting Cash to Digital Cash. Understands the Business and Product end of Digital especially Payments (Wallet, Payment Gateway, UPI) & Banking (Product proposition & Business Development). He has been able to forge new, deepen existing relationships in the BFSI space for driving various initiatives of Paytm. Energetic Business leader with a bias towards action. Abhishek has diverse exposure in Banking for Citibank N.A and RBL Bank Ltd.  a domestic Bank undergoing transformation  specifically launching and scaling businesses and building teams

Abhishek Arun

Senior Vice President

Mahashweta is a design & retail professional with extensive experience in the fields of Ecommerce retail, Curated Sourcing & Fashion & lifestyle design. She calls herself a Start-up enthusiast, a business designer & a Craft aficianado. She started journey with fabindia as a designer & was soon leading their south wing of Home design center studio for many years. Her foray in e-commerce started with Zansaar.com, an early stage startup funded by Singapore based Accel partners offering curated home décor & solutions. Awarded in the category of ‘50 Most Influential Ecommerce Professional’ by CMO ASIA & Women Super Achievers by World HRD Congress.

Mahashweta shah

Business Head

Amiya has worked with EY’s advisory practice for over 11 years. He has 14 years of total experience in providing professional services to companies in the media and entertainment. He has performed risk-based reviews for media companies across cable, print, radio, home video, television (TV) broadcasting and events. He is a specialist in providing marketing and branding advisory to clients on their media spends, traditional and digital. He has been instrumental in establishing. Events Advisory solution which provides strategic services for clients across industries for conceptualizing and establishing intellectual properties in marketing domain. He has provided Event Advisory Services for over 300+ events.

Amiya Swarup 

Director – Marketing and Advertising

Mukesh Kumar has almost three decades of rich experience across Retail and Hospitality business. As Chief Executive Officer of K Raheja Realty Group owned Infiniti Mall, he is leading both the malls into an admirable retail model. He is responsible for overseeing the entire Operation, Leasing and Marketing of Infiniti Mall, Andheri with a built-up area of 2,75,000 sq ft and Infiniti Mall, Malad having built
up area of 1.20 million sq ft. Mukesh Kumar brings an extensive background of the end to end project coordination, pre-opening, leasing, fit-out and launch of the mall business. Before Infiniti Mall, he was mentoring Ramada Plaza Palm Grove, a five-star business hotel as Vice President.

Mukesh Kumar

Chief Executive Officer,

Ashok Ramachandran is the President, Schindler India & South Asia wherein he is responsible for the Operations including that of Factory and the R&D facility. He has also been featured in the coveted list of 40 under Forty Young Business Leaders of 2019 by the Economic Times. He is a highly passionate, motivated and result driven professional with varied experience from leading business in mature markets to fast growing developing markets. His achievements include developing and coaching talents, creating and driving strategy, sales management, end to end successful P&L Management.

Ashok Ramachandran


Pradeep Dwivedi, Founder & CEO of DIVITIAE IN (Pronounced as Dee-Vee-She-A; Eye-An is a senior media industry professional. He is an accomplished industry leader with an experience of over two decades in Advertising & Media, Telecom & Technology, Banking & Financial services and Automotive sector, with established track record in digital infotainment business as well as Print publications, news television channels and experiential events. He is an active participant in many industry associations as Director & Honorary Secretary of IAA (India Chapter) and a managing committee member of The Advertising Club of India. In the past, he has worked with organisations such as Sakal Media Group, Dainik Bhaskar Group, etc.

Pradeep Dwivedi

Founder & CEO

Esha Nagar is the Managing Director for Nepa India. She is based in Mumbai and oversees Nepa research and client development efforts
across a range of vertical industries. Nepa is a Stockholm Headquartered leading consumer science firm working on the crossroads of tech, consulting & research. Esha has been with Nepa for the last two years and previously oversaw the Sales and Marketing vertical in India. She brings vast experience through her multiple stints at Kantar & Nielsen prior to Nepa, where she led the West Region Media & Digital practices, among other roles. Worked in both the research focused consulting side and business development space.

Esha Nagar

Managing Director, India

Sandeep Ramesh leads the Media and Entertainment vertical at Google.

He works with leading OTTs, Movie Studios, News and Broadcast players across the industry.

This help them with Acquisition, Content,Monetization and Product.

He has worked extensively across Sales and Marketing functions at Unilever & Google.

He believes passionately in the power of data to transform the marketing function.

Sandeep Ramesh

Head – Media & Entertainment

Shailesh Paul is Vice President and Head of Merchant Sales & Solutions India and South Asia. He is responsible for leading Visa’s merchant
acceptance strategy, Visa’s merchant, acquirer and payment facilitator partnerships as well as the CyberSource business in the sub-continent.  Shailesh joined Visa in 2006 and until recently led Merchant Partnership Development & Co-brands for Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. He was previously Head of Product Development, Asia Pacific at Visa and was the regional lead for core product development & specialized sales. Prior to that at Visa, Shailesh was Regional Director, Debit Products for Southeast Asia & Australia.

Shailesh Paul

VP & Head of Merchant Sales & Solutions India & South Asia

Over 15 + Years of experience in multiple domains like Sale, Marketing , P&L responsibility for regions at a global scale.

Have managed Japan office for 7 years for Bosch Engineering and IT , now working as Global Head of Marketing for various products and services.

Currently in the marketing role spear heading the initiatives to turn a heavily traditional marketing company into a digital one.

Also bringing in better synergies between sales / marketing and communication .

Raghunandan Rao

Global Head – Marketing

Varun Sridhar is the CEO of OPPO India Financial Services.

The company is focused on providing financial services in India across payments, financing and savings.

Previously he was working with BNP Paribas as a business development executive in Egypt, Paris and other countries.

His last role was as a Board Member in Sharekhan.

He has done his MBA from SDA Bocconi, Milan and B.Com (H) from University of Delhi.

Varun Sridhar

CEO of OPPO India Financial Services.

Vishal Maru heads the Merchant Services business division of Worldline South Asia and Middle East. He comes with over 20 years of experience across the domain of payments and merchant business.  In Worldline, he is responsible for Merchant Acquisition, Cards Issuance Processing and CUG and Loyalty Services. Prior to joining Worldline in 2009, Vishal was responsible for the merchant acquiring business
at Global Payments APAC. Vishal is known best for his adroit capabilities of converting raw prospects into long term partnerships, apart from a keen focus on profitability and enhanced top line. He has held strategic and key positions in sales, client servicing and customer retention.

Vishal Maru

Senior Vice President

A digital marketing professional and evangelist with over 14 yrs of experience in various aspects of Digital Marketing, which includes, programmatic, media buying and planning, SEM, Social media marketing, mobile marketing.

She currently lead the performance cluster for the Google Marketing Platform in India, help clients and agencies build best in class marketing campaigns on the back of digital maturity and automation. Prior to her stint at Google she use to head sales for the Colombia Native platform at Times internet for India and Middle East.

Yashita Mukhi

Cluster Lead – Performance

Anshula is India’s Youngest Happiness Coach,Life Coach, Pranic Healer & a practitioner Facilitator. A mentor with NITI Aayog, FB WEF in their project called GOAL, where she mentors rural tribal girls to be future leader. She has been interviewed by NDTV for taking an unconventional career path and inspiring the millennials. The interview will be aired this month and will share the video of the same. Keen to be speaker for Global Women Empowerment Summit. It gives her immense pleasure to introduce “HappyFitYou”  a Happiness Well-being Education Brand  for Corporate, College & Communities.Kindly find the brand PPT. Her Brand mission is to share Happiness Well-being to more then 1 million by 2030. Till date we have touched life more then 12500  appox  

Anshula Verma

Happiness Coach

Ms.Gangulee did her schooling from Ashoka Hall School, a renowned institution in the city. She subsequently graduated with Hons. in English, from the prestigious Gokhale Memorial College under the University of Calcutta. Her professional career started in 1994 with United Credit Finance, a finance company that was later merged with the Calcutta Metropolitan Group Ltd (CMG). CMG was the developer behind the landmark project , Hiland Park. An eight-tower condominium with a separate retail block, it was the Hiland Park project that heralded the high-rise tower boom in Kolkata. At 28-storeys, the project comprised the tallest towers in the city at that point of time.



As Group CMO, Manav looks after both Eros Now and the studio business. He is responsible for brand, consumer growth & retention, talent, trade and PR across both these businesses. In his earlier role he was founder CMO for ALTBalaji, India’s first SVOD OTT platform which broke the notion that Indians don’t pay for content. In his last role at Getit he launched multiple businesses and brands in India and Malaysia across Yellow pages, Horizontal Marketplace and verticals like grocery and furniture, mobile wallet and a merchant lending platform. At Reliance Big Entertainment, he was the founder of then India’s largest online local search platform.

Manav Sethi

Group CMO

Rahul is the Head of Marketing for printers at Hp India and he was formally the India lead for Xbox at Microsoft.

He is a seasoned marketer with 17 years of experience in managing lifestyle tech brands like Tata , Microsoft Xbox and HP .

He is passionate about modern marketing concepts , social e-commerce and gaming . He is an expert in converging traditional and digital media strategies to create seamless experience for modern consumers in India and his work has won many local and international accolades.

Rahul Dutta

Head of Marketing


An accomplished result oriented Marketing and Communications professional with expertise in Digital, Social & mobile Marketing, Corporate Branding, Product Marketing, Lead Generation, Content Marketing, ATL/BTL, Market Research, Analyst & Partner relations. She also specializes in Public relations, Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs, and Corporate Sustainability. Kanika has more than a decade of diversified global experience in Healthcare, Luxury Concierge, Loyalty, Fin-tech, Energy & Mining, Ad-tech, Risk Mitigation, and Business continuity sectors. Currently, Kanika oversees complete Marketing & Communications, Public Relations, Industry Partnerships, and Corporate Affairs.

Kanika Tiwari

Director, Marketing & Communications

Manish heads Change Management, Marketing & Public Relations for Mahindra Special Services Group (MSSG), one of India’s leading corporate security risk consulting firm. Manish has over 2 decades of industry experience working on client engagements from small scale companies to large B2B & B2C organizations like Microsoft, Ciba Vision, Kraft Foods, Jaguar & Land Rover, Hindustan Unilever, Arvind, IFFCO UAE and others in varied roles including Change agent for driving change, Sales &. Marketing to expand customer’s base and also revenue, Public Relations by engaging clients and communities in meaningful way, assisting clients in protecting their brands.

Manish Advani

Head Change Management & Marketing

Ashish is an accomplished marketing and communications professional with over 18 years of insightful experience and expertise across the Media & Services Sector, currently being the Executive Director, Marketing and Communication at Nielsen South Asia. Prior to this he was with Regus Group where he was Head of Marketing for South Asia. Over the course of his career he has held a number of senior leadership roles across multiple disciplines, including national and international marketing, digital strategy, brand management, public relations (PR) campaigns, global alliances, activations, events, market research, social media, and people development.

Ashish Agarwal

Executive Director, Marketing & Communications

Vipul Oberoi serves as Chief Marketing Officer of India Infoline Finance, the NBFC arm of IIFL Group. An alumnus of FMS – Delhi, Vipul has almost 13 years of work experience in various marketing and business roles in IIFL, Yes Bank and Axis Bank, with key emphasis on brand building, demand generation, rural marketing, digital marketing and cause marketing. In his current role, responsible for positioning, consumer insights, ATL, BTL, digital marketing, visual merchandising, campaigns, alliances, events, partnerships & importantly creating business opportunities for products & customer segments. Because Marketing = Business = Marketing.

Vipul Oberoi


Anirban has an experience of over 14 years in diverse leadership and strategic roles in both marketing and sales as well as technology domain across the Indian subcontinent. His domain expertise is in areas of Brand Management, Category Creation, Consumer Behaviour, Stakeholder Engagement, Customer Experience, Consultative Selling and Digital Marketing across both B2C and B2B platforms. A Bachelor in Engineering from Jadavpur University and MBA from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Anirban joined Saint-Gobain in 2016. Prior to that, he had worked extensively with reputed MNCs in the field of Lighting and Textiles.

Anirban Mukhuti

Head Marketing

Head of Operations, Customer Service and IT for a leading Wealth Management company in Mumbai having an AUM of over 12,000 crs.

His Key responsibilities encompass managing a high performing team of over 40 people across the following key business functions:

Back office implementation and project Management, Revenue booking & Accounting, PMS operations, Managing over 30 customer service executives, Compliance, IT initiatives to enhance productivity of the Sales and support functions

Dhruv Muni

Senior Group Vice President

Pinky Bhalotia, currently heads eCommerce, driving digital initiatives, for Metro Brands. She was awarded The Most Influential eCommerce Professionals in India. She holds a degree in Management Studies and has completed a Management Development Program from IIM Indore, and specialization in Digital and Social Media Marketing Strategies from ISB Hyderabad. Prior to this, she was working with Infibeam Avenues (Formerly Infibeam Incorporation Limited), leading all eCommerce Account Management.

She is an eCommerce expert and has experience in all Digital – Platforms, Marketing, Technologies, Business Development.

Pinky Bhalotia

Head Ecommerce, Omnichannel & Digital

Atul Rohan Garg is a professional with the work experience of more than a decade.

He is  experienced in versatile fields  such as  Brand Development, Sales and Marketing, Client Servicing, Business Development and Brand Consulting across various industries like:-

Media, Insurance, Pharmaceutical, FMCG, Digital and Education.

Atul Rohan Garg is currently working as Head Marketing, Ecommerce & Visual Merchandising for Baggit India.

Atul Rohan Garg

Head Marketing, Ecommerce & VM

Lalita Nayak is a marketing professional with 18 years of experience building scalable media teams from grounds up. As a marketer for a large part of her career and she has worked extensively in leadership roles in business planning and development, brand management, strategic alliances with a track record of building strong teams and developing talent. From a team member to a SBU head, her  journey has been eventful and enabled through a hands-on approach coupled with an extensive network across the industry and excellent relationships with Business Leaders and senior shareholders in the business community and Government.

Lalita Nayak 

Head – Marketing

Lalit Bhagia is the CEO of DAN Consult. Founded by Lalit in 2018 for Denstu Aegis Network, from his experience of helping companies hack growth, DAN Consult is the consulting arm of the group, the success of which is now seeing this unit being replicated globally.

Putting a method to the madness for non-linear hyper-growth, DAN Consult has clients from industries like e-commerce, publishing/media, startups, FMCG, BFSI, retail, hospitality etc.

The consultancy arm looks at business modelling, digital scaling, product strategy, marketing transformation, data, branding for clients.

Lalit Bhagia


Diptarup Chakraborti is a technology marketing leader with 19+ experience with IT majors like IBM, Gartner, Capgemini & Mastek.

Presently heading the global marketing function at Zycus, a software product leader, leading a 50-member team, growing it from 23 since he joined Expert in using digital strategies, tools and technologies to drive product marketing, demand generation and branding programmes for technology products and services across US, EMEA and APAC regions.

He managed large budgets and diverse international teams to drive marketing outcomes.

Diptarup Chakraborti

Vice President & Global Head of -Marketing

Meet Our Partners

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IT Partner

Corporate Well-being Partner

Audio & Visual Creator

PR Partner

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Leisure Sport Partner

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Mall and Digital Advertising Experts

Trophy Partner

Digital Media Partner

Mall Strategic Partner

Registration Partner

Experiential Marketing Partner

Outdoor Partner

Supporting Participants




Chairman’s Message

“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself” – Henry Ford

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