JURY PRESIDENT: Ajay Naqvi
Marketing Manager , Airbnb India

In his last job Ajay Naqvi lead Marketing for Airbnb India and guided the launch of first ever global brand campaign for Airbnb in India. Ajay has led Marketing communication for Coca-Cola India South Asia and established the time as the most defining time in the history of iconic local and global brands.

Ajay also Invest, incubate and advise start ups in India in the social economy and IoT space. He hold equity in a startup www.stayuncle.com Ajay has established himself as a creative revolutionist with about 17 years of being in the journey. A very strong brand positioning and integrated communication expert he has worked across most admired advertising agencies and iconic brands alike. He has authored and helped reposition many brands like Tata Sumo, Tata Safari, Limca, Coke India, Thums Up, Maaza and Sprite. He is decidedly a manager of creativity and likes to get the best out of people by creating nurturing and inspirational environment between internal client teams and external agency partners across mainline, digital, social, performance marketing, growth media, traditional media, experiential, shopper marketing and retail design. His greatest strength is in keeping things simple. People he has worked with call him fearless and a very passionate people person.