SPEAKERS & TOPICS – OAC 2018

CVL Srinivas

Country Manager
WPP India

CVL Srinivas, popularly known as Srini, is Country Manager for WPP India. Srini ensures that WPP companies deliver the right talent and resources to clients in India and identifies opportunities and

Brendon Cook

CEO
oOh!media

Brendon founded oOh!media in 1989. With over 39 years’ experience in outdoor advertising, Brendon has been at the forefront of the OOH advertising business in Australia and New Zealand, creating

Tim Bleakley

CEO
Ocean Outdoor

Tim specialises in media brand building and turnarounds, with experience of leading businesses through private equity, consolidation and exit.Tim has led the Ocean Group through three phases of

Dr A Velumani

Creator & MD
Thyrocare

A visionary and an able business administrator, Dr A Velumani proves amply clear to industry that ‘focus brings success’. Born to a landless farmer in a small village near Coimbatore in

Matthew Dearden

Independent Business Leader
Adviser & Entrepreneur

Matthew Dearden is an independent business leader, adviser and entrepreneur. He works mainly in advertising, leadership and change, especially in out-of-home media. His clients include investors,

Sanjeev Kumar Lohia

MD & CEO
IRSDC

Sanjeev Kumar Lohia (IRSE-1987) has more than 29 years of experience in the transport and urban development sectors, especially in urban, rail and bus based transportation systems. He is presently MD

Dr. Amiya Chandra

Development Commissioner
Adani Ports & SEZ, Mundra

Dr Amiya Chandra, currently the Development Commissioner, Adani Ports & SEZ, Mundra, is a multi-faceted civil servant with deep knowledge and experience in public affairs, monitoring of mega

Nidhi Choudhari

Dy. Commissioner - Special Municipal Corporation
Greater Mumbai

Nidhi Choudhari, IAS, is presently working in the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), Mumbai as Deputy Municipal Commissioner – Special, holding charge of removal of encroachment,

Prem Shankar Jha

Dy. Commissioner
South Delhi Municipal Corporation

In his role as Deputy Commissioner of SDMC, Prem Shankar Jha heads the advertising department and has been playing an analytical role in ushering in a standard outdoor advertising policy in the zone

Daniel Cuende

Co-Founder & Innovation Manager
Cuende Informetrics S.A., Spain

Daniel Cuende studied Industrial Engineering at UAX University. In 1991, he co-founded Cuende Infometrics with the goal to create innovative and efficient research methods. Daniel is the technical

L V Krishnan

CEO
TAM Media Research

In a journey of over two decades in the world of media insights, LV & his team pioneered a range of audience understanding information for the media industry. He is today one of the most

Girish Menon

Partner, Head -- Media and Entertainment
KPMG India

Girish Menon, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, has specialised in the Media and Entertainment sector where he has advised clients across most media sub-sectors covering

Pramod Patil

Associate VP Media
Kotak Mahindra Bank

Pramod Patil is part of Kotak Mahindra Bank’score marketing team, and a key resource in strategic planning, buying and implementing the efficient media strategy for offline (TV, print , radio,

Lloyd Mathias

Independent Marketing Consultant & ex-Marketing Head
HP’s Consumer PC Business, Asia-Pac & Japan

Lloyd Mathias has held senior leadership roles in sales, marketing & business development in Fortune 500 companies, across India & Asia-Pac in Consumer Goods, Telecoms and Technology. Until

Raghav Subramanian

COO (Partnerships)
IPG Mediabrands - India

With 25 years+ across various disciplines of marketing, Raghav Subramanian has experience to bring a holistic perspective of communication and business (Consumer research, Marketing Analytics, Media

Habeeb Nizamudin

CMO
IPG Mediabrands - India

An industry professional for the last 25+ years, Habeeb has built a body of experience across multiple organisations like The Times of India, Ogilvy, Mindshare, Lodestar UM, IPG Mediabrands. Awarded

Sanjay Kumar Nirmal

Secretary General
Indian Roads Congress

Sanjay Kumar Nirmal assumed the role as Secretary General of the Indian Roads Congress (IRC) in April, 2017. He has been associated with the IRC for more than 30 years. Sanjay joined the Ministry of

Noomi Mehta

President
IOAA

Noomi Mehta, President of the Indian Outdoor Advertising Association (IOAA), is one of the architects of the Indian OOH industry’s development. He is currently Chairman & Managing Director

Indrajit Sen

CEO & Consultant
IOAA

Indrajit comes with about 40 years of experience. He has spent bulk of his career thus far with media brands in print and out-of-home. His deep experience in the out-of-home industry in India and

Suresh Balakrishna

Ex-CEO, India, the Middle East and South Asia
Kinetic Worldwide

Suresh Balakrishna is an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience. Until July 2018, he was CEO for India, the Middle East and South Asia, Kinetic Worldwide. Suresh joined Kinetic Worldwide in

Gayatri Ojha

VP – Marketing & Corporate Communications, CSR
Total India

Gayatri spearheads Marketing & Corporate Communications, Innovation and CSR for Total in South Asia. Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas

Ankit Desai

Head – Media & Digital Marketing India & Global Centre of Excellence
Marico Ltd

Ankit is a media professional who has worked in various profiles in media across the publisher, media agency, broadcaster & the advertiser domains. He started his career with Dainik Jagran as part

Pramod Bhandula

Executive Chairman
JCDecaux Advertising India

Anand Dubey

Head – Marketing
Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services

Anand is an advertising & marketing professional with 21 years of rich experience in building Indian & MNC brands. He has been successful in creating brand awareness & repute for brands

OOH QUIZ

The Quintessential OOH Quiz 2018

The Quintessential OOH Quiz is a much-anticipated event at the OAC. Every year, over 300 delegates participate in the contest, and attractive prizes were given away to the winners.The 2018 edition of The Quintessential OOH Quiz will be conducted during the course of OAC 2018 at the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, Powai, Mumbai.

Gear up for the Contest!

All registered delegates at the Convention will be eligible to participate in the Quiz contest.

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