Qualityis at the heart of everything that we do at DMTI.
DMTI works with senior digital marketing professionals to not only design the curriculum but to also teach the same. We bring in subject area experts for every aspect of digital marketing – each topic is taught by experienced professional who specializes in that topic. DMTI mentors have a proven track record in their work places.
They come to DMTI to share their love for digital and are not mere trainers. A select list of some of our mentors is given below:
Arnab Mitra - Managing Director, LIQVD ASIA | Director, DMTI
Managing Director of LIQVD ASIA, Asia’s first experiential multicultural marketing entity. Prior to this he was the National Director- Digital for Starcom Mediavest Group in India. He has worked in multiple disciplines of communication, including interactive media, and direct/internet marketing for over a decade. Prior to SMG he has held pivotal roles at Media Contacts, Ignitee, Pinstorm and ePurple Media. He has crafted digital strategies for clients like Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, Dell, and Volkswagen among others. Arnab is amongst the most respected Digital Marketers in the country. He specializes in Online Excellence, Higher Return on Investment, Branding, Search Marketing, Online Display Buying and Maintenance, Website design and development, Buzz Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Email marketing, and Social Media Optimization.
Avadhoot Revankar - Chief Marketing Technologist & CSM, netCORE Solutions
An avid blogger and an ardent football fan, Avadhoot Revankar found his passion in email marketing early in life and has already made his mark in the industry. He was amongst the top 10 nominees for Email Marketer – Global Thought Leader for the Year 2013-14. He shares his passion for internet marketing through popular online forums and has conducted several email marketing roundtables and workshops. Avadhoot is the Chief Marketing Technologist & CSM at netCORE, driving the transition of MARTECH across the APAC region & ensuring that brands adopt Marketing and Technology in the right way and leading a dedicated team of consultants, helping businesses maximize their ROI from internet marketing. His clientele includes top brands like India Today, ICICI Bank, OLX, Network 18 Group, Reliance Retail, Jabong, Vodafone, Makemytrip, UTI, Air Asia, and Birla Sunlife amongst others. Popular for his innovative ideas and his zest, Avadhoot has not only gained client appreciation and loyalty but has also won awards for his campaigns. Outside of his work, Avadhoot likes to support social causes, particularly those concerning children, education and human rights.
Christina Castelino - Corporate Trainer: Training Delivery and Instructional Design
She has worked as a Free Lance Corporate Trainer for last 8 years; her areas of training expertise are Communication Skills (Speaking & Writing), Customer Service, Personal Effectiveness, Self-Presentation and Business Etiquette.
Christina’s working career spans more than 30 years. She worked as a Flight Attendant with Pan American and Delta Airlines for 21 years. This gave her the valuable experience of working with international customers and colleagues. In addition, her years of working in the airline industry, has given her the ability to handle difficult customers, defusing uncomfortable and tense situations and dealing with unexpected emergencies. She is also trained to work with customers and other individuals with specialized needs.
Gautham Ram Pingali - Practice Lead, Business Transformation & Content, Publicis Media
Gautham is currently working as a Practice Lead at Publicis Media. Prior to this, he was a Director- Strategic Accounts at Starcom Mediavest Group; one of the world’s largest and most celebrated brand in communications and consumer contact. He has also worked as an Associate Director – Strategy & Business Development, Havas Digital India, responsible for identifying and generating business for all brands/ businesses falling under Havas Digital in India.
He has close to a decade of experience working in the digital marketing domains across different digital zones. He specializes in Project Management & Coordination, Client Servicing, Pre-sales and Business Development, and Strategic Consulting.
Hitesh Motwani - CEO | Speaker and Trainer, Skillopedia
Hitesh has over an experince of over a decade in Digital Marketing, management and marketing communications. He has wide experience in corporate practice in the Digital Media and Public Relations domain. Hitesh has worked for clients such as Twitter, Bandhan Bank, The Tata Group, EXIM bank, Future Generali and Kotak group. He has worked very closely with Twitter for two years helping them to build their presence in India. He is a faculty for Digital Marketing and Social Media at IIM Bangalore for their executive PGP program and MBA batch. He has also conducted workshops on Google Adwords, SEO, Digital Media marketing at Symbiosis, NMIMS, Indo american society and at various other places. Apart from this he is a consultant for Endemol Shine India for their Digital Media and Social media marketing strategy for shows like Bigg Boss, Master chef, Voice India, Love school and more.
Jabir Merchant - Sr. Vice President & Head- Advertising, Zirca Digital Solutions Pvt Ltd
Jabir is a Sales, Advertising and Marketing professional with over 20 years in revenue evangelization, business development & key account management.
He is a consultant to some of the largest brands facilitating them to find new business and grow their markets. Jabir has the rare talent to combine strategic insight and strong business acumen to an actionable framework translating to results.
Ketan Kanetkar - Associate Director(Digital Planning) - OMD Worldwide
Starting in Media Sales and later working on the client-side with a leading BFSI giant Ketan acquired his exceptional digital marketing skills. He has worked with the best of the brands in different categories from day 1.
After being in this business for a while, Ketan is now in a situation to deliver what is best that a brand deserves to stand out and make an impression. He previously worked on the client-side with a leading BFSI giant, currently working as the Associate Director – Digital at OMD Worldwide.
Madan Sanglikar - Co-founder and Managing Partner ( South East Asia ), Affle
Maddy has over 20 years of experience in the media and ad tech industry.
He joined Affle in 2012 to co-found the Mobile Audience Platform. He is now based in Jakarta and spearheading the South East Asia expansion plans. Affle is a Singapore headquartered company offering Mobile Audience as service, and playing a key role in building, promoting & monetizing Mobile Assets. Affle works with blue chip advertisers and leading agencies across Asia, Europe & North America.
Previously, his longest stint was with GroupM India, wherein he was leading the digital business for Mindshare India. During his tenure Mindshare India dominated all digital award categories at the Abbys, EMVIES, Campaign DMA, including the Campaign Digital Agency of the year. Maddy is included in industry performers lists, Campaign India A- Listers, Impact Digital Power 100, and LinkedIn Power Profiles. He has been an advisory/ board member at MMA Forum & Ad Tech events and is an avid speaker, trainer, moderator , panelist, and guest faculty at various industry forums & institutions.
His ambition is to create value for the stakeholders in his personal & professional life and dedicate time & effort in hardwiring business domains with the mobile/ digital ecosystem – be it in Owned, Earned or Paid format. His ability to break complex digital concepts into simple meaningful lessons, make him an effective trainer for the digital migrants.
Mayank Tomar - Senior Manager, NetCore Solutions
Mayank is a Marketing Technologist & Sr. Customer Success Manager at netCORE, helping top businesses from various vertical helping solve Digital Marketing related Challenges. A master class Automation expert & a seasoned email marketing consultant, he has been involved in creating some of the best innovative engagement driven ideas which have not just won client appreciation but also received awards and recognition.
He prefers spending his free time conducting training on digital marketing while chasing his other passions in life such as reading mythological books and playing outdoor sports like Badminton, Cricket, Football etc.
Mayur Sethi - MP09 Digital, Founder and Thinker-in-Chief | Hopper-in-Chief, Hoppingo | Co-Founder, COO | Vatsana Technolgies Pvt. Ltd, Partner & COO
Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Media Enthusiast, StartUp Ecosystem Catalyst, Technology frenzy, CryptoCurrency Proctor, Foodie, Awarded “Top 50 Under 50 Digital Media Professional” by MWC! Thinker | Igniter | Practitioner.
After pursuing his MBA in e-commerce in Indore, Mayur decided to mold his career in the field of media and marketing. After gaining experience in the field by working for ace companies like Genessee and Media Contacts as Director of Media Buying and Planning for 5 years, he got bitten by the entrepreneurship bug and all he wanted to do was to revolutionize Digital Media space in the state of Madhya Pradesh, hence came into existence “”MP09 Digital, The Advertising Agency””, which manages 200+ clients from Indore with a team of 35+ and developed 200+ e-commerce websites. Mayur is also the Co-Founder, COO & Hopper-in-Chief, Hoppingo | Partner & COO, Vatsana Technolgies Pvt. Ltd.
Mohan Pitchumani - Marketing Professional, Visiting Faculty for Management Studies
An astute marketer with 17 years of experience in diverse business environments like Chemicals, Automobile, Human Resources, Consulting, and Education.
Currently a faculty for Management Studies teaching a variety of subjects and a trainer for Customized Programs/ Workshops at Educational Institutions and Corporates. Also a Consultant providing services in areas related to Marketing and Research for Small and Medium Enterprises.
Mubashir Usmani - Founder, Social Seety
Apart from working on the biggest of brands on Social Media, Mubashir has also been a part of the Ignition Digital Media course as a faculty for Social Media Marketing. He was recently invited as a guest speaker on ‘Power of Social Media’, at the International Conference held by Oriflame in Pune. He is an author of one of India’s most popular comic blog – Just Like Crap (www. justlikecrap.com). Mubashir specializes in Social Media Interactions, Conversations, Designing Social Media Strategies, Research on Social Media Platforms, Gaming, Online Consumer Behaviour and Humour Writing.
Muddassar Memon - Vice-President ( Operations ), iProspect
No one can define creative the way Muddassar Memon does. Starting his career as a content writer in iProspect, his desire to explore and try new options has gone a long way in making him the Associate Vice President of the Creative Division of iProspect. Heading a team of over 35+ creative minds across design, content, social, and tech teams, he is the prime person who debriefs client briefs, streamlines creative processes, manages deliveries, comes up with new ideas and innovations, and mentors team members.
Under his leadership and vision, iProspect has won more than 60 awards in the ad-industry for various campaigns for clients such as Remit2India, ICICI Lombard, HDFC Bank, HDFC Life, Cleartrip, DSP BlackRock MF, Koovs, Reliance General Insurance, Metro Shoes, Zoom In, Big Bazaar, AEGON Religare General Insurance, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Lodha Group and many more. Endorsing the ideology of offering creatives as per intent and psyche rather than adapting the mainline creatives into the digital space, Muddassar is a true industry maverick who has redefined the creative process for digital. Having completed the Route 500 Program at iProspect, he plans to bring in new innovations to the creative process and deliveries.
Neil Dodhia - Business Head, Creativeland Asia | Head of Marketing and Sales, FireFly Daily
Neil comes with over 9 years of marketing experience in digital media. Over the years he has served clients across sectors like – automobile, hospitality, entertainment, lifestyle, banking and fashion, handling their strategy, servicing and sales. In January 2016, his idea of content marketing startup called ‘Firefly Daily’ was incubated by a company. Firefly Daily (http://www.fireflydaily.com) is a content marketing site which aims at providing crisp news & interesting articles targeting mainly the youth.
Prathamesh Kulkarni - Head of Data Science and Analytics, 22feet Tribal Worldwide
Prathamesh is associated with iProspect Communicate2 since 4 years. Being Masters in International Business, he has also worked with brands like MIEL e-Security Pvt. Ltd. and Ministry Of Tourism, Budapest. Certification and rich experience together makes him an expert in Google Adwords & Analytics. His top skills include, Market Research, Lead Generation, Competitive Analysis and many more.
R.Venkatesh - Director, Trident Marketing
A specialist in sales and negotiations, international business and international marketing, skilled with market research, business strategy, team management, management consulting, international trade, analytics, educational leadership, academic administration, Mr. Venkatesh has been teaching in various institutes, universities and colleges viz ITM, Welingkar, IIM Bangalore etc. for over a decade.
Radhikarani Sengupta - Associate Director, Flipkart Ads
A digital media professional, who is in the business of helping brands reach its customers and influence their purchase decisions, Radhika is presently the Associate Director-Flipkart Ads.
Her rich experience in India as well as abroad has helped her to handle a range of clients and expectations around digital media practices and technologies. She has worked at companies like ibs (Interface Business Solutions (I) Pvt. Ltd. , Komli Media, Mindshare, Mediaege: cia and Tribal DDB. Radhika specializes in Client Servicing, Digital Media Planning, Buying, Negotiation & Digital Media Training.
Rajeesh Rajagopalan - Vice - President, Grapes Digital Pvt.Ltd, Mumbai Head
A branding and Digital Marketing specialist responsible for conceptualizing, developing , executing, and managing innovative, results-oriented, cross-channel digital marketing programs, Rajeesh is the Vice President – Mumbai Head at -Grapes Digital Pvt Ltd.
Co-founder of Jubination, he has also worked for brands like Godrej, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Interactive Avenues.
Saurabh Khemka - Director (Performance Media), Performics.Convonix
Saurabh has expanded his expertise from Email Marketing and Affiliate Marketing to Performance Marketing in his 7 years in the digital arena.
A firm believer of “efforts put-in by people” is that which makes the task a success; Saurabh has focused on driving sales and operations, product innovations and leads for clients.
Savieta Batra - Founder, The August Image
Savieta is a qualified Image Consultant, certified from Image Consulting Business Institute (ICBI), Mumbai and also holds an international certification in Fashion Styling from Conselle Institute, USA. She has been teaching and training since 15 years in India and overseas. She have worked at Taj Palace, ITC Maurya Sheraton and Hyatt. Through her experience in the hospitality industry she trains in how to “Make an Impact”. At DMTI, she conducts sessions for Body Language and Personal Grooming.
Shruti Nair - Co-Founder & Director, Social Seety
Shruti Nair is a tech-enthusiast, who graduated in Bio-Technology but always dreamed of making it big in the world of Experiential Marketing & Communications. At the age of 20 she was managing a team of 10 for social media projects & was responsible for strategy and activation of several big projects catering to all categories of brands.
Apart from this she was the youngest social media ambassador from India for the gigantic Pepsico conference held in Delhi. Having handled 80+ campaigns and with a penchant for technology that creates unforgettable experiences for the consumer, she started Social Seety – a full service communications and creative solutions agency with a strong digital, design and technology based work, with clients like Pepsico, Whirlpool, Siemens, Times Of India etc
Subhadeep Bhattacharyya - Co-Founder and CEO, Jubi.ai
Subhadeep Bhattacharyya is a founder at Jubi.ai, a platform that uses bots to drive customer engagement. He also branched out as an e-commerce entrepreneur and a digital-transformation strategy consultant. He is an experienced trainer in digital marketing and a regular blogger and commentator on digital media. Prior to this, he has headed digital marketing for categories at Godrej and Franklin Templeton India. He has also been an account director with the digital wing of Leo Burnett and spent some time in mainline advertising in M&C Saatchi too.
In his career till date, he has won multiple awards including a mention at the Facebook most -social ads’ hall of fame. He is a speaker at multiple forums too.
He is an MBA in marketing where he graduated as top of the class, a google-certified advertising professional and holds an additional qualification in cyber law.
Besides work he is an avid fiction writer, and has shot a short film and has just finished writing a full-length feature film.
Tanishq Juneja - CEO, Pepipost
“The Email Guy”, Tanishq has an unrivalled track record of delivering over 300 successful brand campaigns across multiple industry verticals, this young expert continues to help renowned brands like ICICI Bank, Reliance Retail, Vodafone, Money Control and Makemytrip in setting their email consulting in strategic directions.
After 7 years with netCORE Solutions, he is currently the CEO at Pepipot.
Zubin Nalawalla - Co-Founder, LIQVD Asia | Partner, SuperGreen Products LLP | Partner, SuperFit Asia |
Zubin has over 12 years experience in the digital spectrum across Social and Search. His past work assignments have been at organizations like Google, DraftFCB, Edelman and 3GS. During his career he has worked and led teams for numerous B2C and B2B campaigns successfully.
Earned media is his forte and he has executed digital strategies for globally renowned brands such as Cadbury Oreo, Nivea, Blackberry, Samsonite, Mahindra Navistar, Mahindra and Tata Group of Companies. His focus is to make digital communication relevant to consumers.