Speakers @ OMCAR 2012

gillian muessig Gillian Muessig
President, SEOmoz
kapil gupta Kapil Gupta
CEO, OMLogic
jai arjun singh Jai Arjun Singh
Blogger & Journalist
sanjay mehta Sanjay Mehta
Founder & Joint CEO, Social Wavelength
raja choudhury Raja Choudhury
President, C3CUBE
simarprit singh Simarprit Singh
Founder & CEO, Compare Infobase
arjun anand Arjun Anand
Founder & CEO, MotaDeals
Sunil Mahajan Sunil Mahajan
Co-Founder and CEO,
Girish V Kulkarni Girish V Kulkarni
Founder & CEO, GVK Alliance Networks
Shilpa Dureja Puri Shilpa Dureja Puri
Vice President, Publicis Modem
Shipra Chauhan Shipra Chauhan
HBO Asia
Hamsini Shivakumar Hamsini S.
Director, Leapfrog Strategy Consulting


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OMCAR 2012 Confirmed Speakers

GILLIAN MUESSIG, President & Co-Founder, SEOmoz

GILLIAN MUESSIG, President & Co-Founder, SEOmoz
Known as the SEOmom throughout the industry, Gillian is the mother of SEOmoz, serving a community of over 300,000 search marketers. She is a visionary who not only understands but owns a part of the future of Online Marketing industry.

From having a radio program with a global listenership of several thousands to being the soul of an outfit engaged with lakhs of online marketers, Gillian is a technocrat with a difference. She is on the board of advisors for companies in four continents and has provided keynotes and sessions for conferences in North and South America, Asia, Australia, Europe, Scandinavia and the UK.


What makes Kapil stand tall in the top league of Indian Social Sphere is his passion for making a difference ‘Online’. Apart from being the founder of one of India’s leading online & social media agency, he is a thought leader in Social Media Marketing.

He has been avidly speaking on Online Marketing & Entrepreneurship, both domestically & internationally, from time to time. After completing his B.Tech from NSIT (formerly DIT) in 1999, Kapil graduated from North Carolina State University with M.S. in Industrial Engg. He is also the co-founder of OM Careers, the non-profit organization aimed at developing Online Marketing as the most sought after career choice in coming times.

JAI ARJUN SINGH, Blogger & Journalist, Delhi

JAI ARJUN SINGH, Blogger & Journalist, Delhi OMCAR 2012 OMCAREERS
A freelance writer and journalist based in Delhi, Jai Arjun Singh is also a blogger at Jabberwock (http://jaiarjun.blogspot.com). He has also written for several newspapers and magazines and writes a fortnightly film column for Yahoo! India.

Apart from writing for big publications like The Hindu, Tehelka, The Sunday Guardian, Open Caravan, The Indian Express and The Hindustan Times; Jai Arjun Singh is also the author of a book about the cult comedy film ‘Jaane bhi do Yaaro: Seriously Funny Since 1983’ and ‘the Popcorn Essayists: What Movies do to Writers’. He is a known face in media and a person who has been known to influence many with his opinions and expressions on a myriad of topics.

SANJAY MEHTA, Founder & Joint CEO, Social Wavelength

SANJAY MEHTA-Founder & CEO, Social Wavelength OMCAR 2012 OMCAREERS
Sanjay is Founder and Joint CEO of Social Wavelength, one of India’s leading pure-play Social Media Agencies. Prior to Social Wavelength, Sanjay has been in the space of Internet businesses, and in fact, was one of India’s earlier Internet entrepreneurs, when he started Homeindia.com, in 1998.

After divesting the stake in Homeindia.com, Sanjay took up the position of COO at an 800-person team, at Compare Infobase Ltd., another Internet company.

With this rich experience of 20+ years now, Sanjay launched his new entrepreneurial venture in the space of Social Media management services, Social Wavelength.


Raja Choudhury, President, C3CUBE
Since 1993, Raja Choudhury has been building digital brands and campaigns for companies like Tower Records, HMV, Sony, BT, Virgin Music and Coca-Cola.

After returning from London, he launched C3CUBE in the year 2007 which has been engaged in creating websites, videos, kiosk networks, social media campaigns, games and apps for Coca-Cola India, OurWeddingDay.com, Coldwell Banker Commercial, Alchemist Group, Divine Wellness, Converseon and SHVO.

Two of his campaigns have also won the very prestigious Webby Awards. He is also a producer of documentary films that have had an impact on viewers across all the platforms.

SIMARPRIT SINGH, Founder & CEO, Compare Infobase

Simarprit Singh, Founder and CEO, Compare Infobase
The journey of Mr. Simarprit Singh began with a B.Com (statistics) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications. Excited by the prospects of the IT industry, he started his career as a Research Associate at NIIT.

Then he went on to become an entrepreneur and set up DISC (information Technology) Pvt Ltd which made training software for children and adult learners, and customized solutions that highlighted the investment opportunities of various Indian states. There, he got the opportunity to be the spokesperson for India at the United Nations where he made a presentation on ‘Information Technology and Developing Countries’. He then worked as V.P. - Business Development at Nucleus Software and later returned to entrepreneurship with Compare Infobase where he envisioned and executed the idea of mapsofindia.com.

ARJUN ANAND, CEO & Founder, MotaDeals

Arjun Anand, CEO & Founder, MotaDeals
Arjun Anand started his entrepreneurial career at the age of 24 when he started Legal Process Outsourcing specializing in Intellectual Property. 3 years later, he quit that to provide consulting in the Social Media and Online Reputation Management space. His latest venture is Motadeals.com, an alternate advertising/deals website enabling Indian consumers to buy products and services at great prices.
Being a personal and corporate consumer of social media services and his involvement as a social media practitioner give Arjun a deep understanding of the various nuances of social media.

SUNIL MAHAJAN, Co-Founder and CEO, Kleeto

SUNIL MAHAJAN, Co-Founder and CEO, Kleeto
Sunil is established as an innovator in technology. Graduate from the elite Indian Institute of Science, Sunil shows dexterity of mind in leading his projects with a zeal and vision going beyond the tangibles.

From a purely professional perspective, he is now recognized as an expert at executing multiple business streams for companies including entry into VoIP, IMS and Mobile VAS segment, having filed multiple patents under his name at USPTO.

Girish V Kulkarni, Founder & CEO, GVK Alliance Networks

Girish V Kulkarni, Founder & CEO, GVK Alliance Networks
Girish is a PhD in Media and Communication, An Entrepreneur, International Trainer & Consultant to multiple brands. Someone who started his business Venture at an Early age of 17 has activated Brand Promotions and Marketing Strategies Globally.

With 18 years of experience in Events, Media, Entertainment & Mice, he has travelled around the world extensively and has handled various marketing projects during his career. At OMCAR 2012, he will speak about ‘Social Media for Event & Entertainment Industry’.

SHILPA DUREJA PURI, Vice President, Publicis Modem

Shilpa Dureja Puri, Vice President, Publicis Modem
A Digital, Brand and Social Media Marketing professional, Shilpa has over 12 years of client and agency-side business experience on large brands across media, luxury, consumer goods, financial services and consumer technology.

She started her career as a new media journalist with Times of India and in no time changed gears to drive several digital businesses in her role with Indiatimes.com. A Gold-medalist in MBA, Shilpa then spearheaded digital marketing strategy for Hindustan Times’s mobile shortcode 54242 and online news properties. In her last assignment, Shilpa led Europe’s social media and digital entertainment giant, Dada S.p.A market entry in India becoming a forerunner in subscription based VAS offerings.


Shipra Chauhan, HBO, HBO
Shipra Chauhan has been associated with brand HBO for five years now. She has seen brand HBO Asia progress to become the #1 English movie channel in the social space in India. MBA in Marketing and Advertising from Amity School of Communication, Chauhan started working with Mudra Communications Delhi with HBO as her first client. After three years of mainline advertising experience (Mudra Communications and Ogilvy & Mather) with brands like HBO, Philips, Hindustan Times, Shipra Real Estate and Dabur, she happily accepted an offer to join HBO and has been with the TV channel since three years now.

Shipra believes that HBO has always been an innovative marketer and a keen experimenter of unconventional media like social networks. Needless to say, she is a TV addict and a Hollywood aficionado.

HAMSINI S., Director, Leapfrog Strategy Consulting

HAMSINI S., Director, Leapfrog Strategy Consulting
Hamsini is a Director, and founding partner of Leapfrog Strategy Consulting. She works with clients including Nokia, GE Money and Aviva to achieve breakthrough solutions by applying a new kind of marketing thinking that stimulates a provocative approach to problem solving.

She began her career analysing customer insights for P&G and also spent time at JWT in Chennai and Bangalore, gaining a broad width and depth of experience across the spectrum of product categories, brands, target groups and the challenges of brand strategy and communication.

Participating Brands

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