ADOBE SYMPOSIUM INDIA

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

Adobe Experience Forum

Conference Speakers

 

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Join thought leaders, experts, and global brands from around the region who are at the forefront of change. With inspiring keynotes and breakout sessions, you'll gain insights into the fast-moving world of digital marketing.  
 

D. Shivakumar
D. Shivakumar

Group Executive President for Strategy and Business Development, Aditya Birla Group


Shivakumar – or Shiv as he is popularly known - is Group Executive president at Aditya Birla group for Strategy and Business development.

Prior to this, Shiv was Chairman and CEO for PepsiCo for four years and before that with Nokia as CEO for India and later Emerging markets for nearly a decade.
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One of the youngest CEOS in India in 2003. Shiv has worked with over 50 brands in his career, experienced many business transformations and writes and teaches on innovation, leadership, followership, business models and digitisation across leading global business schools.

Multi-award winning, including Best CEO and Best Brand Builder, Shiv is one of twenty people in India to have received distinguished alumnus awards from both IIT and IIM.

Farhan Akhtar
Farhan Akhtar

Producer, writer, director, singer, lyricist and actor


Farhan Akhtar is an ace producer, writer, director, singer, lyricist and actor. Entering Bollywood at age 17, he has won multiple awards and critical acclaim for films including Dil Chahta Hai, Don, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Rock On, the latter where he made his singing and acting debut.

Farhan has received awards for Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Actor and numerous other screen awards. A lead actor in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, it became one of the highest grossing Bollywood films, earning around ₹1.53 billion (US$23 million) worldwide.
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Farhan was the first man to be appointed ambassador for UN Women, encourages men and boys to be leaders in the gender equality movement, and is an outspoken voice for women’s empowerment in India.

The locknote at Adobe Symposium, Farhan’s session will focus upon “Making Stories into Experiences,” and draw upon his many years of scriptwriting, production and cinematography.

Manish Dureja
Manish Dureja

Managing Director, JetPrivilege


An industry expert with over 20 years of experience, Manish Dureja joined Jet Airways as the Head of Frequent Flyer Programme & Relationship Marketing in 1999. As the Managing Director of JetPrivilege, he has been at the helm of affairs, spearheading initiatives ever since the company’s carve out from Jet Airways. In his role, he has overseen the remarkable growth of the company, which has established itself as India’s leading loyalty and rewards management company.
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He brings in-depth business knowledge and unrivalled marketing expertise across cross-functional verticals to the table. As the Managing Director, Manish is responsible to implement an aggressive growth plan to drive higher member engagement and ROI for all stakeholders.

After graduating from University of Pune with an MBA in Marketing in 1996, Manish went on to begin his career in the direct marketing and advertising industry as a Business Development Manager for Direxions. His knowledge and interest in aviation drove him to join Jet Airways in 1999 and since then he has been passionately spearheading various customer initiatives at Jet Airways. Under his leadership, Jet Airways implemented the revolutionary concept of Dynamic Tier Review that also won them the esteemed Freddie Award.

Manish is an active member of many professional societies and is a thought leader on marketing, loyalty programme design and development, strategic planning, airline revenue management and CRM. He has extensive practical, hands-on experience working in the USA, Canada and India.

A technology aficionado at heart, data and innovation lies at the core of Manish’s work ethos, who in his own words, wishes to ‘use data as a fuel to drive actionable insights and build simple solutions to hack profitable growth in all businesses in order to support our partner’s individual objectives of loyalty’.

Ravi Santhanam
Ravi Santhanam

Chief Marketing Officer, HDFC Bank


Ravi has over 20 years of diverse experience in customer experience and value maximization, corporate finance, setting up new businesses and driving results. Prior to his CMO role at HDFC Bank, Ravi was associated with Vodafone, Reliance Communications, Power-Gen India, ICICI Bank and Bajaj Auto. He is an alumnus of IIM Calcutta and is currently responsible for HDFC Bank’s brand, customer experience, insights and business results across traditional and digital channels.

Gunjan Soni
Gunjan Soni

Head - Jabong and Chief Marketing Officer - Myntra


Gunjan Soni is Chief Marketing Officer and Head, International Brands Business, Myntra and Head of Jabong. She brings with her over thirteen years of diverse experience in strategy, operations and marketing with a passion for advanced big data analytics. In her current role as Head of Jabong, she is responsible for establishing clear vision for the organization and driving 50% YOY growth for the company.
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In her previous role as Executive Vice President for Strategy and CEO with Star India, she worked on new initiatives in Content, Sports and Digital.

Prior to joining Star India, Gunjan was a Partner at McKinsey and worked across multiple consumer sectors and geographies, including India, UK, Singapore and Bhutan. She is credited for starting McKinsey's Scientific Marketing practice for India. Gunjan was also recognized as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Media, Marketing and Advertising in 2016 by IMPACT, an Exchange4media Group. ‘The Economic Times - Women Ahead’ listed her in their list of 34 most influential women in Business, for the year 2016. She is also recipient of “Most Influential Marketing Leader” award by World Marketing Congress, 2017 and “Advantage Woman Award” by ICICI Bank, 2018.

Gunjan is an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur and has also worked with Infosys as a software engineer at the beginning of her career.

Ravinder Pal Singh
Ravinder Pal Singh

Chief Information & Innovation Officer, Tata Singapore Airlines (Air Vistara)


Ravinder Pal Singh (Ravi) is an Award winning Technologist with over 50+ global recognitions. His body of work, most 1st in the world are making a difference within acute constraints of culture and cash via commodity technology that can be seen and felt in day to day life and over the years. Ravi is a global speaker and has delivered over 150+ lectures and papers. In the current year he has shared his body of work and its thinking in over 20+ renowned journals and conferences in Asia, Europe, USA and Africa.
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Ravi is advisor to board of 9 enterprises where incubation and differentiation is a core necessity and challenge. He brings in technology sanity, brutal honesty and no-nonsense simplistic management thinking towards rapid profitable business growth. He sits on the advisory council of 3 global research firms where he contributes in predicting practical future automation use cases and respective technologies.

He is a child right’s activist and also a holder, in his personal capacity, of several technologies patents, an advanced practitioner of yoga and flies aircraft.

Viral Oza
Viral Oza

CMO, Lodha Group


A Marketing professional with more than two decades experience, Viral Oza, is the CMO for Lodha Group. His role includes developing an integrated brand platform across consumer facing teams, for a rich consumer experience. He also guides and develops the teams towards making Lodha a much-loved consumer brand.
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His prior experience includes Microsoft (erstwhile Nokia) as Director for Global Go-To-Market for the global launch of Windows 10 on Lumia Phones. Prior to that as Director – Marketing for Nokia India, he led the launch of Lumia and Asha ranges and established various services like Nokia Music in India.

He started his career in Unilever, where he spent many years with Unilever’s Deodorant business. His successes include the launch and establishment of Axe Deodorant in India and then leading the marketing for Axe across Asia. In his last assignment, he was responsible for Skin Care across Africa, Middle East & Turkey.

Solomon Wheeler
Solomon Wheeler

Head – Marketing at Vistara (Tata-Singapore Airlines)


Solomon is a growth driven Marketing & Communications strategist and currently heads Marketing at Vistara, which is a joint venture between Tata & Singapore Airlines.  In his current role, Solomon leads Airlines’ marketing and communication along with loyalty, ancillary, partnerships and product management (Web & App).
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His 16 years of professional expertise lies in devising strong marketing and communication strategies to build brands. He has robust experience across multiple geographies namely Indian sub-continent, UAE & Thailand. He has worked with varied industry verticals - Aviation, Telecom, Advertising & Consumer Durables with reputed organizations such as SpiceJet, Airtel, Cheil Communications, Euro RSCG and Leo Burnett.

Prior to Vistara, he was the Vice President & Head – Marketing & Communication at Lava International Ltd., one of the leading Indian multi-national organizations in the mobile handset industry.

He firmly believes in ‘Your Culture is your Brand’ and has been successfully building and managing brands by combining culture and consumer insights; to achieve critical business objectives. A post graduate in Marketing & Communications from The Delhi School of Communication, Solomon has also attended Management Development Programs at IIM Ahmedabad & Bengaluru.

Rajneesh Chawla
Rajneesh Chawla

Group Head, Marketing and Communications, Indiabulls


Mr. Rajneesh Chawla, an industry veteran with more than 22 years of experience, is the Group Head, Marketing and Communications of the Indiabulls Group, managing the entire information marketing and communications portfolio. Rajneesh is the custodian for the brand and working towards developing and growing Indiabulls to greater heights.
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Prior to joining Indiabulls he was with HDFC bank where he gained multi-faceted exposure to various verticals of marketing like sales, direct communications, digital, product and retail marketing.  Prior to HDFC Bank, he held a leadership position at GE Money, overseeing new market identification and executing the retail footprint in such markets which spurred the company’s accelerated growth.

Iti Mehrotra
Iti Mehrotra

Group Head Digital Marketing, IIFL


With more than 8 years of experience in helping organizations achieve their digital aspirations, Iti Mehrotra has hands on experience in driving digital strategy, online acquisitions and digital marketing in BFSI sector. She loves problem solving through digital interventions and therefore her approach has never been limited to just marketing but focused on end-to-end process re-engineering giving her, an overall exposure to digital transformation projects.
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An IIFT alumni, currently she is heading Digital Marketing for IIFL and 5paisa brands for all core product categories, namely, securities, mutual funds, insurance, retail and business loans.

Dipayan Chakraborty
Dipayan Chakraborty

Senior Director - Analytics, Flipkart


Analytics consulting professional with 15+ years of experience in providing analytics based solutions to global clients in CPG, Retail, Financial Services, Travel & Hospitality and Technology domains.

Worked in leadership & analytical roles across TEG Analytics, HSBC, Marketics Technologies and Bennet Coleman.
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Played a variety of roles including business leadership, analytics based consulting, offshore delivery lead & execution and transition management.

Jaishree Parab
Jaishree Parab

Business Head: Digital & Marketing Communications, Reliance General Insurance


Jaishree Parab, a digital professional with over 12 years of experience in digital marketing and strategies. She has hands on experience in both side of the spectrum, spanning Agency and client. She has worked with various brands like Reliance General Insurance, ICICI Lombard and Futurebazaar.com.
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She currently leads a team of professionals responsible for bringing digital transformation. Her mandate is to create an omni-channel experience across genre and platform, ranging from engaging, prospecting, on-boarding to retaining customers.

She drives the vision for Reliance General Insurance technological and digital innovation. She also works to drive online-offline synergy campaigns to continuously create seamless experience across multiple touch points.

Under her leadership Reliance General Insurance has won many awards and accolades. CMO Asia -Website of the year award, Best email marketing campaign of the year, Best social Media integrated campaign etc.

Amit Sharma
Amit Sharma

SVP & Head – Digital Marketing & E-commerce, Max Life Insurance


Amit has powered businesses operating in high paced environments to engage consumers in their ever evolving paths to purchase.

He brings a comprehensive perspective spanning Sales, Digital Marketing, E-commerce, Digital Product, Brand, Media, Research and Customer Value Management. Over the last 19 years, Amit has led Marketing, Digital & Revenue teams across diverse categories spanning financial services, media, IT peripherals, beverages & auto.
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He currently leads a passionate team of digital evangelists who run the most profitable & the fastest growing distribution channel for Max Life Insurance and are deploying bold & considerable bets for the organization.

He is a self-confessed ad-tech aficionado and a believer in perpetual beta.

Manish Shah
Manish Shah

Sr. VP - Mobile and Internet Banking, Kotak Mahindra Bank


Manish is currently spearheading initiatives for digital platforms (Mobile, Internet and Conversational Banking) at Kotak Mahindra Bank, India. He has around 20 years of experience in digital & financial services and has worked in past with ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, General Electric and couple of startups. For last 6 years, he has been driving Kotak Mahindra’s digital strategy around creating superlative customer experience, driving digital engagement and creating digital-only and digital-first framework.

 Jayan Mathews
Jayan Mathews

Vice President – Digital Marketing and Sales, Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Limited


I am an insurance professional with around 12 years in the industry, and have been part of the product design/marketing, digital direct and partnership functions in this industry. I currently head the digital acquisition channel for Apollo Munich Health Insurance, which includes digital marketing, online acquisitions and the telesales function. I am an Engineer with an MBA in marketing from XLRI.

Deepak Oram
Deepak Oram

Deputy Vice President, Marketing Technology & Automation, HDFC Bank


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

Bhairavi Rangarajan
Bhairavi Rangarajan

Head Digital Marketing, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance


Bhairavi heads Digital Marketing at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. In this role she is responsible for strategizing and forming a roadmap of digital services across the various functions. She has been with the company for more than a decade and is part of Digital Marketing since its inception in 2011. She has played an instrumental role in transforming the digital marketing for Bajaj Allianz GI into a major channel to engage the customers.

Vivek Pathak
Vivek Pathak

Chief Digital Officer - Reliance Capital Ltd


Vivek Pathak is the Chief Digital Officer of Reliance Capital Ltd. Vivek joined Reliance Capital in June 2017 from eBay Inc., where he was Head - Business Strategy & Product Management at Product Development Center- India, and was responsible for strategy formulation & product/ business outcomes, in conjunction with engineering and analytics organization.
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Prior to eBay, Vivek worked at Google Inc. in various leadership roles including Global Lead for Commerce Risk Operations, where he supported E-commerce growth at Google by reducing fraud losses while providing a safe buying/ selling experience for users. He was also Head - Indian Programs (Emerging Markets Group), where he launched and drove usage of customer facing Google products aimed at driving internet engagement in these emerging markets.

Vivek also worked at Western Union as the Regional Operations Manager - South Asia Region (Select country markets), where he was responsible for market development and network penetration leveraging technology and multi-level alliances.

Vivek has an excellent track record in driving business strategy & execution and brings global managerial experience across markets in US, Asia and Europe in Financial Services, Consumer Internet, E-Commerce and Consumer Retail. He has built, managed and led large global teams across geographies and delivered strong business results. Vivek has done his MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Indore and had a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science & Mathematics from Osmania University.

Niranjan Sane
Niranjan Sane

Head – Analytics, Tata Cliq


I'm a mechanical engineer from Pune and an alumnus of SPJain (SPJIMR). I had a short stint with ITC and then joined the Tata group through the TAS program.

At Tata CLiQ, I've setup the Analytics function and have implemented the Web Analytics, Campaign and Personalization stack along with a central Data Warehouse, and driven projects in predictive analytics based on R and Python.
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I'm now heading Customer Retention for Tata CLiQ and am focusing on creating contextual and personalized experiences for our 2mn and growing customers by leveraging investments in technology and deep analytics.

Arif Ehsan
Arif Ehsan

Associate Director – Digital Marketing, Shopclues


Passionate marketer and an avid traveller with a liking for numbers. Arif has spent the last 6 years working across different Digital Marketing functions across travel, real estate and e-commerce. Currently heading Digital Marketing for Shopclues.com.

Himanshu Chopra
Himanshu Chopra

Head of Growth and Analytics, Freecharge


Himanshu has ~10 years of experience in analytics and data sciences. In his current role, Himanshu is responsible for ensuring best in class product and marketing experience for customers at Freecharge and believes that real value in e-commerce is the experience.
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Prior to Freecharge, he was instrumental in setting up data products around customer and seller experience at Snapdeal and before that was associated with Microsoft and Cognizant in which he has led analytics as a practice for many fortune 500 companies.

Himanshu received his education from IIT Madras, 2008 batch. 

Hitesh Malhotra
Hitesh Malhotra

CMO – Nykaa


A management graduate from UC- Berkeley, Hitesh is a 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. 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.

Rishabh Motani
Rishabh Motani

DGM - Online Products, Yatra.com


Rishabh Motani, heads product marketing at Yatra.com. In his current role he is responsible for onsite marketing products and for overseeing web and mobile marketing cloud platforms. He has over 7 years of diverse experience in consulting, product development and online marketing in India and MENA region. Rishabh lives in Gurgaon. He loves travelling, poker and mountaineering.

Santosh Gannavarapu
Santosh Gannavarapu

Co-founder & Chief Growth Officer, Merkle Sokrati


Santosh Gannavarapu, co-founded Sokrati (now Merkle Sokrati) in 2009 and is currently the Chief Growth Officer helping clients grow their digital footprint and business using cutting-edge marketing intelligence and automation platforms. He has worked in many technology oriented avatars including strategic consulting for large-scale projects in marketing innovation with clients like Maruti, Microsoft, Godaddy etc.
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Before Sokrati, Santosh was one of the leads for powering Amazon's Marketing platform, enabling billions of dollars of business using data-driven marketing. He has also been the guiding force behind the core Sokrati technology which powers millions of Ads across the globe.

In his spare time, he loves painting, spending time with his wife and two kids & thinking of newer and whackier new solutions for the digital age of India.

Ted Bray
Ted Bray

Chief Growth Officer, Asia Pacific, Merkle


Ted Bray is Chief Growth Officer, Asia Pacific of Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency part of the Dentsu Aegis Network. A seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience working extensively as a global enterprise technology sales and marketing leader, Ted spearheads the team bringing Merkle’s data-led, people-based marketing capabilities to Asian markets.
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Previously at Merkle, Bray served as the vice president of global partnerships, where he strengthened and expanded Merkle’s alliances with key strategic partners, including Adobe.

Brad Rencher
Brad Rencher

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Experience, Adobe


Brad drives the vision for Adobe’s Digital Marketing business, one of the world’s largest enterprise SaaS businesses. He leads the global product and business organisation responsible for building Adobe Experience Cloud — the most integrated set of solutions to build campaigns, manage advertising, and gain deep intelligence for business.
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Under his leadership, Adobe Experience Cloud has experienced exponential growth and has been touted as the industry leader by Forrester and Gartner, among others. A sought-after thought leader, Brad speaks at several key industry events such as Advertising Week in New York, Cannes Lions Festival, and dmexco.

Steve Hammond
Steve Hammond

Senior Director, Digital Experience, Adobe


Steve is a strategic leader for the Adobe Experience Cloud that CMOs, marketers and digital experience leaders use to make investments and personalise experiences across marketing channels. Steve finds answers amongst Adobe's marketing and creative technologies to the evolving business problems of customers.

Kulmeet Bawa
Kulmeet Bawa

Managing Director, South Asia, Adobe


Kulmeet has been instrumental in accelerating Adobe’s momentum in India, particularly the enterprise market, which has seen exponential growth over the past two years. Kulmeet is focused on driving growth for Adobe in South Asia and delivering the best possible experiences for customers.

Suresh Vittal
Suresh Vittal

Vice President, Product Strategy, Digital Experience, Adobe


Suresh 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.

Sunder Madakshira
Sunder Madakshira

Head of Marketing, Adobe India


Sunder has held leadership roles for over 20 years in sales and marketing functions at SAP, WIPRO, Infosys, Hindustan Unilever and VISA.  His experience spans all aspects of marketing including product marketing, corporate branding, demand generation, PR, corporate social responsibility, government relations and talent branding.

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He is a recognized marketing thought leader and speaker at industry forums in India such as ASSOCHAM, NASSCOM and CII.  He was recognized amongst “The Most Influential Marketing Leaders” at the World Marketing Congress, Mumbai in November 2016. In addition, he was recognized as The Marketing Thought Leader by the Stars of the Industry Awards constituted by the ABP Group in February 2014.

Arun Bhattacharya
Arun Bhattacharya

Product Marketing Director, Adobe Experience Cloud


Arun is responsible for the global go-to-marketing strategy and execution of the cross-solution value proposition and adoption of Adobe Analytics to drive actionable customer experiences across all brands and industry verticals.  He has over 2 decades of 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.

Siva Ganeshanandan
Siva Ganeshanandan

Director, APAC, Adobe Experience Cloud, Adobe


Siva offers insights into how marketers are applying new Adobe technology to traditional techniques in order to drive business growth.

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

Scott Rigby
Scott Rigby

Head of Digital Transformation, Adobe Asia Pacific


Scott Rigby is the Head of Digital Transformation, leading the digital transformation practice in APAC for Adobe Market Development & Evangelism group. He has more than 20 years of enterprise experience across digital strategy, transformation and marketing.
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Scott has previously consulted to more than 200 clients in APAC such as Kimberly Clark, Telstra, Citibank, Samsung, Lenovo, Disney & Air China. 

His experience varies across retail, finance, telco, media, high-tech, travel and govt. industries.  Scott is an MBA, and Certified Project Manager & Trainer.

Ram Seshadri
Ram Seshadri

Director - Solution Consulting, Adobe India


Ram runs the Digital Marketing and Digital Media Solution Consulting team for Adobe India. He helps businesses see the value of Adobe Digital Media and Marketing by developing solutions that address their business problems and uncover opportunities.
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Ram is a business leader with over 20 years of expertise in the Digital Customer Experience space. He has delivered consumer experience programs for global clients across India, US, UK and Europe.

Susan Salop
Susan Salop

Director, Advertising Cloud, Adobe


Susan is the Director, Advertising Cloud at Adobe where she is responsible for developing Adobe’s Advertising Cloud presence across APAC. Susan joined Adobe through the TubeMogul acquisition in 2015. Before joining Adobe/TubeMogul, Susan worked at Ask.com for three years managing product development and business development for 30+ international markets.
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Prior to that, she was at Google for 5 years, first leading product and sales operations for the Asia and Latin America regions and later the global advertising policy group. Susan also lived and worked in Asia for 10+ years in various sales and marketing leadership roles. Susan earned her BA in East Asian Studies from McGill University, her MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA.

Matt Bruce
Matt Bruce

General Manager, Advertising Cloud, Adobe


As General Manager of Adobe Advertising Cloud Matt leads Adobe's Advertising Business across Korea, India and China, as well as Search and Creative for APAC. In this role Matt is responsible for growing the business and building strong relationships with our clients.
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Matt has broad experience in the TMT Industry across the US, UK, Asia and ANZ. He has held a number of senior positions with large technology, media and insights companies, including PwC, News Corp, Nielsen and ITV.  In these roles Matt spent most of his time working on strategy, digital marketing, client relationship management, sales and operations. Matt also ran a digital start up business to a successful exit and integration into a large media Company.  In these positions Matt developed digital expertise particularly in digital advertising, attribution models, data insights, analytics, VOD, mobile, social and customer experience.

Matt holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management and New York University's Stern School of Business.

Matt Skinner
Matt Skinner

Product Marketing, Audience Manager, Digital Marketing, Adobe


Working with Adobe Audience Manger, Matt’s role is in helping customers solve the cross-device challenge. His work focuses on identity management tools, augmenting audience profiles with 2nd and 3rd party data, and helping customers deliver best-in-class audience insights for improved experiences.
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“It’s often the case that audience data sits in siloes within the organisation, which makes it difficult to have a 360-degree view of these audiences across channels. The big opportunity with Adobe Audience Manager is to bring the disparate 1st party data sets together, understand where there are gaps in audience data, and fill those gaps with 2nd and 3rd party data to truly understand the consumer so you can deliver great experiences.”

Matt’s topic at Symposium will focus on data organisation, segmentation and activation in order to deliver best engagement experiences.

Tom Braybrook
Tom Braybrook

Strategy & Solutions Lead, Asia Pacific Adobe


Tom leads digital strategy & technology solutions across Adobe's customer experience business. In his role, Tom works with Adobe's commercial, education and government clients to provide strategic guidance & thought leadership on emerging technologies, digital innovation and customer experience strategy.
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Tom's specific areas of expertise are within data, analytics & personalisation technologies, having spent four years within Adobe's consulting practices. Tom also has more than a decade of experience within digital advertising technology and prior to joining Adobe he led the technology and programmatic strategy for OMD Australia as Technology & Analytics Director.

Tom is based in Sydney, Australia and can be contacted at: tom.braybrook@adobe.com.

Aakash Upadhyaya
Aakash Upadhyaya

Customer Success Manager, Adobe


Aakash is a senior Customer Success Manager for the Experience Cloud business at Adobe. He is a seasoned digital strategist who works with our corporate customers in helping them realize value from their investments in Adobe’s portfolio of products. He ensures success through business impact for our customers and leads them in the digital transformation journey.
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Aakash has over twelve years of professional experience in Management Consulting, Customer Relationship Management and Digital Transformation working across North America, Europe and India. He is a business grad from Rice University, USA and is passionate about making business impact through digital initiatives.

Soumitra Dhankar
Soumitra Dhankar

Senior Solutions Consultant, Digital Marketing, Adobe


Soumitra works as a Senior Solutions Consultant, Digital Marketing at Adobe. He helps businesses acquire new customers and retain existing customers by improving digital marketing effectiveness using the Adobe Marketing Cloud solutions.
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Soumitra has over seventeen years of experience in helping customers realize value from their Digital Marketing and CRM investments by working in different capacities such as a Solution Consultant, Project Manager, Business Analyst and a Developer using different solutions such as Adobe Marketing Cloud, Oracle CX Cloud and Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

Sachin Kaura
Sachin Kaura

Senior Solutions Consultant, Experience Cloud, Adobe


Working as an Experience Cloud Consultant and Digital Evangelist at Adobe India, Sachin provides consulting to businesses in improving the Digital Marketing effectiveness, helping them acquire new customers and nurture existing relationships using the Adobe Solutions. His areas of expertise include Content & Experience Management, Analytics across different channels that helps customers realize the maximum value from their digital investments.

Baljeet S. Juneja
Baljeet S. Juneja

Evangelist & Solutions Consultant, Adobe


Baljeet S. Juneja is an Evangelist & Solutions Consultant at Adobe. His responsibility at Adobe includes building enterprise solutions for customers and developing strong ecosystem around Adobe technology stack for Creative Cloud and Document Cloud.

He comes with over 10 years of in-depth experience on various digital technologies.

Prince N Jain
Prince N Jain

Consultant, Adobe Advertising Cloud


Prince is a Subject Matter Expert for Ad Cloud and its integration with Adobe Analytics. His work focusses on Identifying Client Opportunities, Managing Digital Businesses End-to-End & Improving Advertising Cloud effectiveness.

Saurabh Khetrapal
Saurabh Khetrapal

Adobe Advertising Cloud - Solution Consultant, Adobe


Saurabh is an Advertising Cloud Specialist with expertise on all paid channels including Search, Display, Video, Social, Native and DCO along with a deep understanding on native integrations with Adobe Analytics Cloud. His work focusses on driving business opportunities, managing business relationships & providing solutions with Adobe Experience Cloud.

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