ADOBE SYMPOSIUM INDIA

26 April, 2018 | Grand Hyatt, Mumbai | #AdobeSymp

Adobe Experience Forum

Adobe Symposium 2017 Conference Speakers

 


Shantanu Narayen
Shantanu Narayen

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Adobe 


Preserving the status quo is not a winning strategy. As Adobe CEO, this core belief drove Shantanu and his leadership team’s successful transformation of Adobe, moving its creative software franchise from the desktop to the cloud, while creating and leading the explosive digital marketing category.
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He is passionate about building and empowering teams to drive product innovation and scale Adobe’s business globally, while advancing the company as a respected global brand and corporate citizen. Originally from Hyderabad, India, Shantanu has an undergraduate degree in electronics engineering, a master’s degree in computer science, and an MBA from UC Berkeley. He is a board member of Pfizer and U.S.-India Business Council, and was named one of the world’s best CEOs by Barron’s magazine in 2016.
 
If Shantanu were not at Adobe, he would be a professional golfer.
 

Himanshu Kapania
Himanshu Kapania

Managing Director, Idea Cellular Ltd.
Director – Aditya Birla Management Corporation Private Ltd. 


Himanshu, an alumnus of BIT (Mesra) (1979-1983) and IIM, Bangalore (1988-1990) is currently the Managing Director of Idea Cellular Limited and serves as Director with ‘Aditya Birla Management Corporation Private Limited’ the strategic advisory unit of Aditya Birla Group.
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Himanshu, a veteran in the Indian Telecom Industry, has contributed immensely to the evolution of the industry and has engineered Idea’s fast paced growth making it one of the top players and fastest growing mobile operator in India. He has been instrumental in getting Idea to attain substantial spectrum holding of nearly 900 MHz across FDD and TDD bands to achieve national wireless broadband footprint.

Himanshu has been consistently recognized for his leadership skills and a recipient of many awards. At the prestigious CNBC India Business Leader Awards (IBLA) 2016, Idea Cellular was awarded the ‘Outstanding Company of the Year’.

Himanshu was the former Chairman of Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) for the period 2012-12, the body representing interest of GSM operators in India. Himanshu was also on the GSMA Board – the international body formulating and driving global GSM eco-system.

Himanshu’s current focus is getting Idea ready for future high potential wireless broadband business with specific emphasis on 3G and 4G services.

Sanjay Behl
Sanjay Behl

CEO, Lifestyle Business
Raymond Limited 


Sanjay is currently the CEO of Raymond Lifestyle and is responsible for Textile, Apparel and Retail businesses. He is also a management board member of Raymond Apparel Limited.
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In his current role, his mandate is to transform Raymond from a suiting manufacturing behemoth of over 90 – years legacy into becoming a cutting – edge fashion retail organisation by 2020 in India, and selectively globally.

Besides a little under 4 year in Textile industry, Sanjay has over two decades of prior work experience with 10-years in FMCG and 10-years in Telecom. He has worked with HUL, Nokia and Reliance in diverse functional and business leadership capacities across all the organizations, in India, Asia-Pacific and Globally. He has led some of of the top Indian and Global brands – Vim, Cif, Domestos, Surf, Rin, Sunlight, Nokia, Reliance amongst others.

Sanjay brings with him a wealth of business and brand leadership experience ranging across consumer goods to serve industry – project set–up, operation scale–up and managing large established brands and businesses. Through his career he has led teams of diverse skill sets, experience, scale, structures, locations, cultures and nationalities.

His strong consumer focus, executional excellence, innovative marketing models and entrepreneurial drive has ensured sustainable, profitable and exponential business growth in all his assignments. Apart from numerous industry awards in India and globally, he also has 3 Global IPR’s in Brand & Marketing operations.

Sanjay graduated from IIT BHU (Varanasi) and is an MBA from Sydenham Institute of Management, Mumbai. He is also an avid enthusiast of technology and gadgets, a die-hard cricket aficionado and enjoys painting in his leisure time.

Manish Choksi
Manish Choksi

President – Home Improvement, International & IT
Asian Paints Limited 


He joined Asian Paints in 1992 and has held various post across Sales, Engineering, Marketing in the Decorative and Industrial paint businesses and was till recently the Chief – Corporate Strategy & CIO and was responsible for corporate planning and information technology.
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As Chief Information Officer, he has spearheaded the move to leverage new IT solutions across the Extended Enterprise for growth and achieving improved business performance. He is a member of the Executive Council of Asian Paints group. He has been a catalyst for the company’s foray into services such as painting / décor / home improvement solutions as well as new initiatives.

Paul Robson
Paul Robson

President, Adobe Asia Pacific
Adobe 


Paul believes the Asia Pacific region is the most exciting and dynamic place in the world to do business. As the leader of Adobe Asia Pacific, Paul advises brands on digital transformation, and how they can put customer experience at the centre of everything they do to drive business growth. Paul is passionate about the role technology can play in delivering amazing experiences, especially in emerging markets where mobile is almost ubiquitous.
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Prior to joining Adobe, Paul was Vice President and General Manager for HP’s Networking Division across Asia Pacific and Japan. Paul was also the founding director of a successful online start up, Wedding Gifts Direct.

Paul is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is on the boards of the Association for Data-Driven Marketing and Advertising (ADMA), Tresillian, the Royal Society for the Welfare of Mothers and Babies, and the Investment Advisory Board of Alchemy Ventures. He is also an active member of the Australian Surf Life Saving Association.

Paul holds a Diploma in Market Research, a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing, a Graduate Diploma in International Business and has attended a variety of general management and executive courses at institutions including the Haas School of Business at UC Berkley, INSEAD and the Australian Graduate School of Management.

Follow Paul on Twitter: @Paul_A_Robson

Suresh Vittal
Suresh Vittal

Vice President of Marketing Strategy for Digital Marketing
Adobe 


As vice president of Marketing Strategy, Suresh Vittal creates and drives implementation of go-to-market initiatives across the Digital Marketing business at Adobe, including the six solutions and core services within the Adobe Marketing Cloud, Adobe Primetime, PhoneGap for Enterprise and Digital Publishing Suite.
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Vittal joined Adobe through the company’s acquisition of Neolane in 2013 where he served as chief product officer. Vittal oversaw integration of the Neolane’s technology to create Adobe Campaign - the sixth Adobe Marketing Cloud solution. Prior to Neolane, he was instrumental in establishing and scaling the Customer Intelligence practice at Forrester Research, which focused on enterprise marketing technologies, database marketing strategies, and customer analytics.

Saina Nehwal
Saina Nehwal

Professional Badminton Player - India 


Saina Nehwal is the first Indian woman to rise to the quarter finals of the Olympics, and she is also the first Indian woman to be ranked as the world’s number 1 badminton player by the Badminton World Federation.
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In 2006, she surged onto the global scene when she became the first Indian woman and the youngest player from Asia to win a 4-star tournament, the Philippines Open. In 2008, she became the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championship. A year later, in 2009, she became the first Indian to win a Super Series tournament, by clinching the Indonesia Open.

Saina was a teenage sensation when she won the Under-19 national championships. She developed her game quickly and started winning major trophies in the professional circuit. She became the first Indian badminton player to win a BWF Super Series, the most prominent badminton series of the world and continued to impress on her way, to winning the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games held in Delhi in 2010. However, the most important win of her career was without a doubt, her bronze medal-winning performance at the London Olympics in 2012.

Saina holds 23 international titles and is without doubt, one of India’s leading sportspersons. She was conferred the Arjuna Award in 2009 and the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2009-2010. The Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri in 2010 and the prestigious Padma Bhushan in 2016.

In 2012, Saina published her autobiography titled 'Playing to win, my life on and off court'. Saina also holds a brown belt in karate.

Vir Das
Vir Das

Indian Bollywood Actor & Stand-up Comedian 


Vir was born in Dehradun and has lived in Africa and studied in Indian Language School in Lagos, Nigeria, Shimla and Delhi. He obtained a Bachelor's degree from Knox College, Illinois in Economics & Theatre with a concentration in performance. After graduating from Knox, He was accepted into the Stanislavsky Program of Moscow Arts Theatre.
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It was at Knox that Vir first explored stand-up comedy with his first (1-1/2 hour) special, Brown Men Can't Hump, which debuted in Knox's Harbach Theatre.

He performed at the Habitat Center, New Delhi on a visit to India. While in the USA, Vir was a cast member in three sketch comedy troupes.

Vir returned to India in April 2003 and since then has performed over 100 comedy shows in all the major cities. He has debuted six (1.5 hour) comedy specials written, directed by and starring him at the India Habitat center to audiences of over 900 a night.

Vir started his career on TV when he hosted two TV shows on Zoom Channel. The first one was Is Route Ki Sabhin Linein Maast Hain where he was an agony uncle. The second was his own stand-up comedy late night show Ek Rahin Vir. Vir has also hosted Top Drive getaway for Star World.
Vir hosted Cricket Firsts, a sports comedy show on Zee Sports (now TEN Action+). He did improvisational comedy on SAB TV's Lo Kar Lo Baat. He can be seen anchoring Now Not Showing on CNN-IBN.

Most importantly, Vir is the host of News on the Loose, his own news comedy show on CNBC-TV18.
Vir was cast as the comic relief by winning one of the principal characters in The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, a Hallmark mini-series filmed in India. He can be seen in Vipul Shah's hit movie Namastey London.

The Indian Express has called him 'a comedian to watch out for' and 'India's Answer to Jay Leno'. The Hindustan Times calls him 'simply hysterical'. Delhi Times has listed him as one of Delhi's Top Ten Dream Men. The Pioneer has called him 'The Funniest Kid in India'. Verve has called him 'India's only true comic'.

Vir has approximately 35 plays, over 100 stand-up comedy shows, 8 TV shows, 2 movies and 6 comedy specials behind him. He is writing comedic columns for Femina, Maxim, Exotica, DNA and Tehelka.

Pawan Gadia
Pawan Gadia

CEO-Retail & Online
Ferns N Petals 


With an enriching experience of more than three decades, half of which was in Steel products of Automobiles and Railways, Pawan joined Ferns N Petals in 2001. Today, he has achieved an unparalleled leadership position in the floral retail segment in a span of 16 years! Changing the league of retail and e-commerce at Ferns N Petals and capitalizing on innovation to transform the growth landscape.
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At the time of his joining, the brand had only 7 franchised outlets. In 2002, he strategized and incorporated the retail and franchising wing of the company. He formulated various franchise offerings by creating support mechanism to sustain and monitor the same. In the same year, he started the e-commerce division and is responsible for managing its operations in India and UAE. He has successfully brought www.fnp.com to be the front runner in a floral segment. Today www.fnp.com is the country’s leading online floral and gifting portal. The division has a target of achieving 150 Cr this year. Today, FNP is the largest floral retail chain in the world having a staggering network of 230 outlets in 100 cities PAN India and delivers across 155 countries and that is the largest in flower delivery sector.

Pawan Gadia strongly believes in empowering his team to become efficient future CEOs and letting them take ownership of their work.

Ravi Vijayaraghavan
Ravi Vijayaraghavan

Vice President and Head - Analytics and Decision Sciences
Flipkart 


Dr. Ravi Vijayaraghavan is a Vice President at Flipkart where he leads the Analytics and Decision Sciences organization. This team is responsible for leveraging data, analytics and science to create true business impact across the value chain of the business.
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Prior to joining Flipkart, Ravi was the Chief Data Scientist and Global Head of the Analytics and Data Sciences Organization at [24]7 inc. – a silicon valley based company that builds software products for customer service and sales. At [24]7 Ravi and his team were responsible for invention, development, implementation, and optimization of all analytics and machine learning driven solutions that form the core of [24]7's product offerings. These products and solutions leverage predictive analytics to enable a more intuitive customer care experience for consumers through online and offline channels.

Before joining [24]7, Ravi held a variety of leadership roles at Ford Motor Company. His contributions were in the applications of computing and analytics to the design and optimization of business and engineering systems. He was the recipient of a Henry Ford Technology Award – the highest technical recognition at Ford. Ravi was also a vice president and part of the executive leadership team of Mu Sigma Inc., a Chicago/Bangalore based pure-play analytical services company.

Ravi has 25+ patent filings, many refereed publications and has presented as invited/ keynote speaker at several international conferences. Ravi holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology - Madras, a PhD from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an MBA from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. 

Ravi currently lives in Bangalore with his wife and son.

Uma Talreja
Uma Talreja

Chief Digital Officer
Raymond Limited 


Uma is the key architect for the digital roadmap for Raymond Ltd, a 91 year old legacy brand that has created the men’s clothing market with its fine fabrics proposition.
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With almost 20 years of experience in marketing especially in the formative years of the retail industry, she has been a part of strategic teams at leading Indian retailers like Shoppers Stop, Aditya Birla Retail, Tata-Trent (Westside department stores) and launched Burger King in India. 

Her passion for customer centricity and creating retail experiences for consumers and strong alignment to data driven marketing, led the management of Raymond hand over the mandate for digital transformation to her. 

In her role she us leading Raymond’s efforts on strategy for digital consumers including the Ecommerce business , Omni Channel Strategy, technology and roll out, CRM and integrated customer analytics. In her new role, she heads a recently created Digital Customer Centre for Raymond that integrates this into an end to end effort for the organisation.

Anuj Malhotra
Anuj Malhotra

Head – Online Marketing and Analytics
Makemytrip.com 


Anuj Malhotra, heads online marketing and analytics at Makemytrip.com. He is responsible for customer growth and acquisition, as well as overseeing web and mobile analytics platforms. Anuj’s passion for analytical approach to business was formed in his early career, while he was an undergraduate student at IIT Bombay involved with a start-up building CFD products for industrial applications.
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Prior to joining Makemytrip, Anuj was heading SEM at Amazon in Seattle, and has 12 years of diverse experience in banking, consulting, and online marketing in India and USA.

Anuj lives in Gurgaon. He loves travelling and developing new skills - scuba diving being his latest interest.

Prakarsh Gagdani
Prakarsh Gagdani

CEO
5Paisa.com 


Mr Prakarsh Gagdani is the CEO of 5Paisa.com, India's only financial products marketplace, which offers India's most affordable discount broking besides mutual funds and insurance products from across the industry.
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Mr Gagdani is a highly accomplished professional with nearly 14 years of cross-functional experience in managing Strategic Business Unit Management, Advisory, P & L Management, Product Development and Business Development with an overall business perspective. He is an expert in Retail Equity Broking domain and a keen strategist with expertise in managing entire business and ensuring optimal utilization of resources. Mr Gagdani has skills in developing relationships with key decision-makers in organizations for revenue.

Mr Gagdani has demonstrated excellence in developing & streamlining systems with proven ability to enhance operational effectiveness and meet operational goals within the cost, time & quality parameters. Mr Gagdani has strong business acumen with skills to remain on the cutting edge and drive new business through conceptualising strategies, augmenting & streamlining networks.

Maneesh Mittal
Maneesh Mittal

Head - eCommerce and Big Data
Infiniti Retail 


Maneesh Mittal is a general management professional with over 16 years of experience across functions and industries, in India and overseas.
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Currently, as Head – eCommerce & Big Data at Croma, he is responsible for delivering a seamless omnichannel experience for customers. As a member of the TAS cadre, Maneesh has worked with Tata Capital Ltd & with Tata Communications where he was instrumental in setting up the Intelligent Network Services for the retail business, and in successfully bidding for & being a founding member of the second integrated telecom operator in South Africa, subsequently named Neotel. His roles at Neotel included the creation & marketing of the Brand Identify as well as setting up the Consumer Business Unit, including the launch of the first retail offerings through the introduction of EV-DO Rev A CDMA network in South Africa. 

Maneesh was recently cited amongst ‘Top 50 Most Influential eCommerce Professionals of India’, 2017 by CMO Asia, and has in the past been a winner of a regional IBM-CSI Young IT Professional Award.

Sameer Jain
Sameer Jain

Associate Director, Engagement Marketing
ShopClues 


Sameer is a tech marketing professional with 10 years of experience in Online Retail, Online Travel, Automobile and IT. Having worked with Organizations like Infosys, Oracle, Maruti Suzuki and Makemytrip in the past, he is currently riding the Indian eRetail roller coaster with ShopClues. In his current role he leads Onsite Marketing & Marketing Strategy and his core competence is Conversion Optimization, Business Strategy and Digital Analytics.

Hitesh Malhotra
Hitesh Malhotra

Chief Marketing Officer
Nykaa.com 


A management graduate from UC- Berkeley, Hitesh is true left and right-brain professional. Hitesh has been involved in versatile roles throughout his career. Ranging from strategy formation and all level analytics at Levi Strauss, USA to best in class engagement practices with MakeMyTrip.com.
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Hitesh's spread of responsibilities have helped him hone his skills in performance marketing, integrated communication and engagement strategy for the brand. Using innovative marketing tools, Hitesh has developed a good understanding of online consumer behavior, and therefore, has been a part of path breaking campaigns that have elevated the course of businesses.

Baldev Dhir
Baldev Dhir

Head - Digital Marketing & Loyalty Programme Ops
ITC Hotels 


A thoroughbred public school product (The Scindia School, Gwalior), a commerce graduate and MBA in Marketing, Baldev joined ITC Hotels in 1999.
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Starting out in the Sales function at the iconic ITC Maurya, New Delhi, he was then assigned the responsibility of managing the guest loyalty and recognition programmes of ITC Hotels. Having gained a rich insight into customer behaviour and preferences in conjunction to luxury hotels in India, he took over the responsibility of shaping ITC Hotels presence on the digital ecosystem. 

According to him, the digital marketing sphere is one of the most exciting fields in the hotel industry, as it continues to evolve on a daily basis, where change is the only constant, thereby throwing fresh challenges on an hourly basis. Of all the digital domains, its social media marketing he is most passionate about. 

Baldev resides in Gurgaon and is a big Real Madrid & Liverpool fan and an avid golfer.

Chandramouli Venkatesan
Chandramouli Venkatesan

DCX - Digital Marketing
Capgemini India 


Chandramouli heads the Digital Customer Experience Transformation Consulting for Capgemini financial services. He has lead many digital transformation assignments for Banks and NBFC’s globally. He also leads the Capgemini research on the Fintech’s with a specific focus on bringing the Fintech capabilities for its customer in digital transformation projects.
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He has 16+ years of experience in consulting, strategy and customer management with a focus on financial services and Life Sciences. Prior to joining Capgemini he was COO and co-founder of a Cloud CRM Product.

Udai Pinnali
Udai Pinnali

Digital Project Lead
Idea Cellular Ltd 


Udai currently holds the dual responsibilities of leading Idea Cellular’s digital sales & service transformation project, while driving revenue through Idea’s website and mobile app. As part of the transformation, he drives strategies for digital analytics, omni-channel experiences and e-commerce – from identifying the right technology platforms to building processes to deliver success.
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An entrant into the Aditya Birla Group through its pan-Group leadership program, Udai’s 8 year spell at Idea has spanned across product & brand marketing, service operations and strategy. His stint with the Managing Director’s office was the starting point of his involvement in digital where he helped the management craft its first digital strategy. Later, Udai went on to lead the Digital vertical within the brand team before taking over the transformation project.

Earlier, Udai managed sales portfolios in Larsen & Toubro’s construction and mining equipment division before going to IIM Bangalore to pursue his MBA.

Deepak Oram
Deepak Oram

Associate Director, Digital Marketing Initiatives
IDFC Bank 


Deepak heads digital marketing technology for IDFC Bank. Deepak has worked in banking, telecom and start-up sectors with a focus on digital strategy and transformation. He is a graduate of IIM Kozhikode, a self-taught coder and designer, who started out as an entrepreneur.

Saurabh Das
Saurabh Das

Vice President & Head of Global Service Line for Marketing and Experience Platforms
SapientRazorfish


Saurabh heads the Global service line for Marketing and Campaign platforms for SapientRazorfish. In his role, Saurabh is responsible for revenue growth of the service line, delivery execution, solutions and propositions, capability and engineering.
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Prior to this, Saurabh led the technology practice in APAC as well as played various leadership roles across Europe & North America.

Saurabh's roots are in technology but he has a unique blend of skills which includes strategy, enterprise & digital transformation, in-depth industry knowledge, marketing and experience technology.

Saurabh has been a speaker at Adobe Symposium in Singapore, Sydney and Mumbai.

He is active on: Twitter @sdas_sape | LinkedIn

Rajesh Madhai
Rajesh Madhai

Digital Experience Engineering & Optimization Leader
TCS


Rajesh has 20+ years of experience working with various customers in roles involving end to end digital transformation. He has specific experience of 4+ years working with Adobe suite of products and has been instrumental in successful implementations both for AEM & Adobe marketing cloud. His most recent contribution is driving successful implementation of TCS's own new brand identity tcs.com on Adobe platform.

Sai Satheesh Sadagopan
Sai Satheesh Sadagopan

Head - Digital, India Business
TCS


Sai heads Business Solutions and Digital for the India Business Unit. He advises enterprises on their digital transformation journey with specific focus on phygital. Has lead succesful business transformation journeys for enterprises globally.

Jahid Ahmed
Jahid Ahmed

Head - Digital Marketing and Web Analytics
HDFC Bank


Jahid Ahmed is an astute Digital Marketing professional with over a decade of experience, covering the Digital spectrum and Data driven marketing, in the BFSI sector.
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His journey started with ICICIdirect.com where he was instrumental in setting up the entire digital platform. His work was extensively covered by Brand Equity and CNBC TV18.

Post his digital stint across ICICI and CITI Bank he is currently heading Digital Marketing & Web Analytics at HDFC Bank. His key focus is into establishing Innovative and seamless ways to acquire and enhance customer experience from its digital properties.

His work in the innovation led acquisition space got the bank Silver in IAMAI and Bronze in DigiMaxx awards.

He has been recently awarded as One of India’s most influential Digital Marketing Professional by World Brand Congress and CMO Asia.

Kulmeet Bawa
Kulmeet Bawa

Managing Director
South Asia
Adobe 


Kulmeet Bawa heads business for Adobe Systems in the South Asia region with a specific focus on expanding footprint across verticals. He is responsible for growing the Sales and Marketing function within Large Enterprises, Mid-market as well as the Government and Education sector and drives adoption of the entire spectrum of Adobe’s Creative and Marketing Cloud offerings.
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As a business leader with cross functional experience, Kulmeet brings to the table an excellent understanding of Enterprises and their needs in today’s digital era. Creating new businesses from the scratch or turning around businesses with renewed vigour is his passion and he has proven it in scaling large businesses at lightning speed.

When not at work, Kulmeet enjoys his game of Golf, is a voracious reader, an avid traveler and most of all enjoys spending time with his two daughters.

Siva Ganeshanandan
Siva Ganeshanandan

Director, APAC, Adobe Experience Cloud
Adobe 


“I’m the person who helps bridge the gap between the business objectives of marketing professionals and the increasingly amazing but confusing technology that has the potential to help them do their jobs more successfully than ever before,” explains Siva Ganeshanandan, Director, Adobe Experience Cloud in Asia Pacific.
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Siva’s role at Adobe provides him with insights into how marketers are applying new technology to traditional techniques for results that drive their business growth. “Adobe’s marketing customers across Asia Pacific are engaged in some incredibly innovative digital and social marketing programs. Listening to our customer base and ensuring our technology and solutions are closely aligned to their needs is a constant inspiration.”

As part of his regional duties, Siva also leads Adobe’s industry specialist team that provides executive level consulting and digital roadmaps for Adobe’s most strategic customers.

Siva has fourteen years experience in the industry, eleven of these in Asia Pacific. He joined Adobe in 2011, having held senior roles for many years with companies including Interwoven, where after running APAC marketing, he led the regional Optimost business. He started his career with Cisco Systems in the UK before joining Mirror Image, the content delivery provider, in a role that brought him to Singapore.

Michael Stoddart
Michael Stoddart

Director, Market Development
Adobe APAC


Michael Stoddart leads the Market Development team for Adobe in Asia Pacific, supporting Adobe's enterprise customers as they undertake digital content transformation. Michael's longevity, industry knowledge and strategic vision have built significant awareness in the business and creative communities.

Marc Eaman
Marc Eaman

Director, Marketing Cloud, Technical Marketing
Adobe 


As Director, Marketing Cloud Technical Marketing and an Evangelist for Adobe, Marc is responsible for technical marketing and evangelism activities for all Adobe Marketing Cloud solutions and the underlying data platform. Marc’s teams represent the business in the following areas:
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  • Marketing Cloud & Solution Vision Demos – technical presentations, analyst & press presentations, customer briefings, and industry events
  • Field and market enablement for best practice use of Marketing Cloud technologies
  • Development and enablement of field-ready demonstrations and assets to showcase value of Adobe technologies
  • Evangelism in sales, across social networks, at industry events around the world, and through publications

 

With thirty years of experience in high-tech marketing and sales management, Marc brings an insightful and balanced vision to audiences worldwide. A popular speaker at enterprise, government, press, and analyst events, he has been a featured presenter at industry conferences throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He has also participated in keynote presentations at Digital Marketing Summit, FOSE, SAPphire, PDF Conference, Seybold Seminars, and MacWorld, as well as countless high profile technology events on radio, television, and the web.

In 2013, Marc was honored with the prestigious Adobe Founders’ Award. This peer-nominated award recognizes employees who exemplify Adobe’s core values of being Genuine, Exceptional, Innovative and Involved, who have made a significant contribution/impact to the company

Arun Bhattacharya
Arun Bhattacharya

Product Marketing Director, Mobile & Advanced Analytics
Adobe 


Arun is responsible for global success of mobile and advanced analytics adoption across all Adobe solutions and customers within the Experience Cloud and Creative Cloud. He has over 2 decades of driving product marketing leadership across global technology brands like Intel, HP, CA Technologies, Citrix and Cadence. Arun has an undergraduate degree in industrial engineering from India and an MBA in marketing and finance from Rice University in Houston, Texas.

Stephan Dietrich
Stephan Dietrich

VP Adobe Campaign, Digital Marketing
Adobe 


Stephan Dietrich is Vice President of Adobe Campaign. In this role, he is responsible for driving the strategic development and global business growth of the Campaign product, one of eight solutions that comprise the Adobe Marketing Cloud. He joined Adobe through the Neolane acquisition in 2013. As one of its founders, Stephan served as President of Neolane and was the driving force behind its massive growth in North America and its acquisition by Adobe for $600 million.
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Bringing more than 20 years of enterprise software and marketing expertise, as well as a broad range of management experience in the high-tech arena, Stephan and his team work with clients to redefine the way brands engage with prospects and customers across multiple channels. 

Prior to Adobe and Neolane, Dietrich was CEO of Cubicsoft and co-founder of AGDS, a company sold to Peregrine Systems, now HP. Dietrich holds a MS degree from Ecole Centrale de Paris and an MBA from the College des Ingenieurs.
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