Ankit Desai

Ankit Desai

Head - Media & Digital Marketing, India & Global Centre of Excellence, Marico Limited

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 of their national sales team. His next job with MindShare Fulcrum gave him exposure to cutting-edge work on media and in-particular digital with HUL's portfolio of brands, after which he moved to NDTV to be part of the team which launched their general entertainment channel, NDTV Imagine as part of the Marketing team.


He currently works with Marico Ltd. as Head - Media & Digital Marketing, India & Global Centre of Excellence with a portfolio spanning markets across the Middle East, Africa & Asia regions.


He continues to pursue his passion for learning as a visiting faculty for the Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication.


Ankit has an MBA specializing in Advertising from Symbiosis, Pune.