Delhi NCR Brand Summit &
Hot Brands 2019

The New ABCs of Marketing AI, 

Brand Engagement, Content

Delhi NCR Brand Summit 2019

India Gate, the majestic independence day parade, awesome food, skyscrapers of Gurgaon, Delhi NCR is not just restricted to these images but the city encompasses much more. Delhi NCR while being the power capital of India is also home to many enviable brands that have made a name for themselves both in India and abroad.  Some well established home grown brands, along with other brands have headquarters and offices all over Delhi/NCR. In line with Paul Writer’s vision to raise the bar for marketing through research, peer learning & sharing best practices, we present the Delhi NCR Brand Summit & Hot Brands. The Delhi NCR Brand Summit & Hot Brands is conceptualized as a power-packed day of masterclasses, discussions, sharing, learning and celebrating the achievements of the ‘Delhi NCR Hot Brands’.


Hot Brands Recognition

Product Showcase

Business Networking

Jury Members

Rajesh Kumar

Vice President & Head of Marketing
(India Region) for UiPath,

Sanjay Mehta_Mirum India

Sanjay Mehta

Joint CEO
Mirum India

Simi Sabhaney

Simi Sabhaney

Dentsu India

Hareesh Tibrewala

Joint CEO
Mirum India

Jury member Prof Dr Githa Heggde for Hot Brand Summit 2019

Dr. Githa S Heggde

IFIM Business School

Jessie Paul CEO Paul Writer

Jessie Paul

Paul Writer

Nirmalya Sen

Nirmalya Sen

Havas Worldwide

Tanay Kumar

Tanay Kumar

Co-founder, CEO and Chief Creative Officer
Fractal Ink

Sanjay Tripathy

Co-Founder & CEO
Agilio Labs

Dhunji S. Wadia

Rediffusion Y&R

Abhijit Bhaduri, Founder, Abhijit Bhaduri & Associates

Abhijit Bhaduri

Abhijit Bhaduri & Associates

Aashish Chopra

Aashish Chopra

Vice President, Content Marketing

Ashwini Deshpande

Ashwini Deshpande

Co-founder Director
Elephant Design Pvt Ltd


Karan Kumar

Karan Kumar

Chief Brand & Marketing Officer

Himanshu Khanna

Himanshu Khanna

India Country Manager

Bhaskar Bose - Country Director - Meltwater

Bhaskar Bose

Country Director
Meltwater India

Shuchi Chawla

Shuchi Chawla

Head Brand Marketing

Industry Lead at Adobe

Dron Malhotra

Industry Lead

Arvind Jamwal

Arvind Jamwal

Industry Lead - Digital Marketing

Madhukar Uniyal

Madhukar Uniyal

Director, Solutions Engineering
Oracle Marketing Cloud – India
Pillar lead – Personalization
and Online testing platforms – JAPAC

Mr. Ajay Dhyaniis

Ajay Dhyani

Head Marketing
Timex Group, India

Sathya Sriram

Sathya Sriram

AVP, Strategy & Marketing
The Hindu Group

Yangchen Yonzon

Yangchen Yonzon

Director, Inbound Sales and Marketing
India & Sri Lanka, Meltwater





8.30 am – 9.30 am

Event registration & light refreshment


9.30 am – 9.45 am

Welcome & context setting

Jessie Paul, CEO, Paul Writer

9.45 am – 10.30 am

Understanding and building your personal brand

Jessie Paul, CEO, Paul Writer

10.30 am – 11.00 am

Transition break


11.00 am – 1.00 pm

Masterclass: Art and science of digital storytelling

Dron Malhotra, Industry Lead at Adobe India and

Arvind Jamwal, Industry Lead – Digital Marketing at Adobe

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm



2.00 pm – 2.10 pm

Welcome and context setting

Jessie Paul, CEO, Paul Writer

2.10 pm – 2.25 pm


Reinventing your brand for engagement in the age of Intelligence

Dron Malhotra, Industry Lead at Adobe India

2.25 pm – 2.40 pm

The future of brands

Jessie Paul, CEO, Paul Writer

2.40 pm – 2.55 pm

Customer experience to overtake price & product as the key brand differentiator – Are your insights fast enough?

Fireside chat: Himanshu Khanna, Country Manager – India, Sitecore and Jessie Paul, CEO, Paul Writer

2.55 pm – 3.10 pm

Outside insight – How AI is transforming corporate decision making

Bhaskar Bose – Country Director, Meltwater India

3.10 pm – 3.30 pm

Coffee break


3.30 pm – 4.00 pm

Changing mindset changing execution : Simplifying complex CX for today’s marketers

Madhukar Uniyal, Director, Solutions Engineering, Oracle Marketing Cloud – India

Pillar lead – Personalization and Online testing platforms – JAPAC  (Japan & Asia Pacific)

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm

Unveiling of #letstalkCX FAST 100 in association with Oracle


4.15 pm – 4.30 pm

South smart: Nuances of connecting better with the South Indian consumers

Sathya Sriram, AVP, Strategy & Marketing, The Hindu Group

4.30 pm – 5.15 pm

Building an intelligent brand

Panel Discussion –


  • Ajay Dhyani, Head Marketing, Timex Group India Limited
  • Karan Kumar, Chief Brand & Marketing Officer, Fabindia
  • Shuchi Chawla, Head of Brand Marketing, ixigo
  • Yangchen Yonzon, Director, Inbound Sales and Marketing, India & Sri Lanka, Meltwater
  • Moderator: Jessie Paul, CEO, Paul Writer

5.15 pm – 6.00 pm

Unveiling of Delhi NCR Hot 50 Brands



Event Sponsors

Hindu Business line Media Partners
Meltwater Category Sponsor

Brand Summit 2019