We love our differences. It breeds
disagreements, divergent opinions
and conflicts but the result is
always brilliance.

Our People

Our People

We love our differences. It breeds
disagreements, divergent opinions
and conflicts but the result is
always brilliance.



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VINOD NAIR

Managing Director

Vinod got into advertising
35 years ago inspired by Bill Bernbach. However, it was his association with the late
Mr. Deepak Gera, that helped him gain so much more. Vinod has travelled an interesting journey from being an employee to owning the agency that he so admired. He is the cultural custodian of Network, encouraging and motivating people to punch way above their weight. A very passionate human being he dives in whole-heartedly into everything he does.

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HARISH SHRIYAN

Executive Director

A Media Moghul in his own right, Harish has been in advertising for over 3 decades now. After leading quite a few of the global group agencies to dizzying heights, Harish has chosen Network as his new home. Praising its agile, flexible and collaborative culture, he considers Network, an agency of the future. A keen sports enthusiast, he believes he is an eternal optimist, and is hugely inspired by Uday Kotak.

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SUNIT KHOT

Chief Strategy Officer

Apple fanatic, avid reader, and die-hard strategist. Sunit has spent over 20 years with Network providing category-defining solutions to brands. Coming from the Bill Bernbach school of thought, he believes in the immense power of ideas. And he adores Network because it respects both – people and ideas.

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D B MURLI

Chief Operating Officer

Murli stumbled into advertising 30 years ago, but found it a perfect fit as he went along. He believes it is the only industry that keeps people young and well-rounded. He is a big fan of Mohd. Rafi, and indulges in Cooking and Photography in his free time. He has spent over 25 years at Network guiding it to become the powerhouse that it is.

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MANAN SHAH

Vice President - Digital

Manan believes that Network likes to challenge the status quo, and identifies strongly with this philosophy. Marketer by week and experimental chef by the weekend, he is of the opinion that great work comes only from great partnerships. Manan keenly follows Cricket, Tennis and F1, and is a huge fan of Steve Jobs, Rahul Dravid and Roger Federer.

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RAHUL MANDAL

Associate Director-
Digital Strategy

Rahul is a songwriter, guitarist, digital artist, and vlogger. But all of that is complemented with his love for Digital Strategy. Introduced to the field from his MBA days, he has helped create path-breaking ideas that have had huge impact for his clients. Network’s passion for integrated solutions and legacy-defining work is something he admires, and hopes to build on.

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SHILPA KAMATH

Sr. Vice President -
Client Services

Shilpa is a passionate Baker. She’s also one of the most passionate brand specialists in the business. With a rich experience spanning 21 years, this is her second stint at Network. She feels it is one of the few agencies she can call home. She adores some of the brightest creative minds, and is a strong believer that the creative process can help deliver powerful business solutions.

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RAJEN JOSHI

Executive Creative Director

Rajendra or Rajen for short, has spent over 25 years at Network. In his own words, his foray into advertising was “a natural progression from love for art to making commercial use of it.” What has kept him at Network this long is the simplicity of its ethos, and the honesty of people he works with. Rajen is a no-nonsense creative professional who puts the brand first with a laser-sharp focus.

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ISHRATH NAWAZ

Executive Creative Director

A 2-decade journey in advertising brought Ishrath from Chennai to Mumbai, with stints at some of the top ad agencies in the country. A firm believer in the Bernbach school of thought, he adores brands more than he does awards, despite having won quite a few of them. This is his second innings with Network, which he considers a warm and welcome homecoming.

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G V K SAMSON

Vice President -
Client Services

Samson has spent 20 of his 25 years in advertising at Network. Attracted to the business after watching ‘Dream Merchants’ on TV, he shifted to Mumbai after his higher studies. He believes Network doesn’t have a ‘Prima Donna’ culture which is what makes it so special. Samson loves basketball and says he would have been a professional player had he not joined advertising.

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PRIYA JACOB

President - Media

Priya may look unassuming, but she is one of the major reasons why Network is a media powerhouse. She says she was ‘born’ in Network and has spent more than 2 decades here. Priya’s philosophy to work is a reflection of her humble personality – to simplify, de-jargonise, be rooted and be practical. She feels Network enables a culture of respect, which is why she has stayed with it for so long.

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KOMAL RANJAN

Group Creative Director

Komzie. Kamakazie. Koko. KD. Komal goes by different names to different people. But she’s the same brilliant creative person below all that. She adores Daisaku Ikeda, Japanese Buddhist philosopher, and loves travelling and theatre. She has spent 13 years in advertising, and has worked at several agencies, before realizing Network is the one. Simply by dint of the value it adds to the world of her clients, as much as hers.

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PERVIN BHESANIA

Sr. Creative Director

Pervin believes she is a dreamer by choice, and hence a writer by default. She is so passionate about her writing, that it lists as her top 3 interests, followed by cooking. What she loves about Network is that even in a cut-throat industry, there are lovely people with whom she can learn about respect, loyalty, freedom and discipline.

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ROBERT DBRITTO

Executive Vice President - Finance

Robert calls his advent into advertising a happy accident. His work though, is anything but that. Handling the very complex world of finance balancing the agency’s interests while ensuring tax friendly structures for its employees, means Robert is by far one of the busiest people in the organization. In between, he does steal time for his favourite interests – cricket and travelling.

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JAYESH TANNA

General Manager-
Digital Studio

Jayesh has travelled a wonderful journey, from being a photo type-setter in the heydays of advertising to who he is today. Over the last 20 years, which were also spent at Network, he has evolved his skill-set to keep up with the times. Jayesh believes that Network can find solutions to practically every problem, and thinks its biggest strength is the freedom it offers to work and express oneself.

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K P VINAYAN

General Manager -
Language Services

Vinayan is someone who has spent the last 25 years in advertising, mastering languages. His versatility allows him to help negotiate cultural barriers and help brands perform better across markets. He joined Network 13 years ago after having seen a number of agency cultures. And he stuck with Network, inspired from Day 1, with their openness and ability to work as one. Vinayan is an ardent theatre fan.

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Vinod Nair Managing Director

Vinod got into advertising
35 years ago inspired by Bill Bernbach. However, it was his association with the late
Mr. Deepak Gera, that helped him gain so much more. Vinod has travelled an interesting journey from being an employee to owning the agency that he so admired. He is the cultural custodian of Network, encouraging and motivating people to punch way above their weight. A very passionate human being he dives in whole-heartedly into everything he does.

Network_Advertising_Executive_Director_Harish_Sariyan

Harish Shriyan Executive Director

A Media Moghul in his own right, Harish has been in advertising for over 3 decades now. After leading quite a few of the global group agencies to dizzying heights, Harish has chosen Network as his new home. Praising its agile, flexible and collaborative culture, he considers Network, an agency of the future. A keen sports enthusiast, he believes he is an eternal optimist, and is hugely inspired by Uday Kotak.

Network_Advertising_Chief_Strategy_Officer_Sunit_Khot

Sunit Khot Chief Strategy Officer

Apple fanatic, avid reader, and die-hard strategist. Sunit has spent over 20 years with Network providing category-defining solutions to brands. Coming from the Bill Bernbach school of thought, he believes in the immense power of ideas. And he adores Network because it respects both – people and ideas.

Network_Advertising_Chief_Operating_Officer_DB_Murli

D B Murli Chief Operating Officer

Murli stumbled into advertising 30 years ago, but found it a perfect fit as he went along. He believes it is the only industry that keeps people young and well-rounded. He is a big fan of Mohd. Rafi, and indulges in Cooking and Photography in his free time. He has spent over 25 years at Network guiding it to become the powerhouse that it is.

Network_Advertising_VP_Digital_Manan_Shah

Manan Shah Vice President - Digital

Manan believes that Network likes to challenge the status quo, and identifies strongly with this philosophy. Marketer by week and experimental chef by the weekend, he is of the opinion that great work comes only from great partnerships. Manan keenly follows Cricket, Tennis and F1, and is a huge fan of Steve Jobs, Rahul Dravid and Roger Federer.

Network_Advertising_Associate_Director_Digital_Strategy_Rahul_Mandal

Rahul Mandal Associate Director-
Digital Strategy

Rahul is a songwriter, guitarist, digital artist, and vlogger. But all of that is complemented with his love for Digital Strategy. Introduced to the field from his MBA days, he has helped create path-breaking ideas that have had huge impact for his clients. Network’s passion for integrated solutions and legacy-defining work is something he admires, and hopes to build on.

Network_Advertising_Sr. VP_Client_Services_Shilpa Kamat

Shilpa Kamath Sr. Vice President -
Client Services

Shilpa is a passionate Baker. She’s also one of the most passionate brand specialists in the business. With a rich experience spanning 21 years, this is her second stint at Network. She feels it is one of the few agencies she can call home. She adores some of the brightest creative minds, and is a strong believer that the creative process can help deliver powerful business solutions.

Network_Advertising_Executive_Creative_Director_Rajen_Joshi

Rajen Joshi Executive Creative Director

Rajendra or Rajen for short, has spent over 25 years at Network. In his own words, his foray into advertising was “a natural progression from love for art to making commercial use of it.” What has kept him at Network this long is the simplicity of its ethos, and the honesty of people he works with. Rajen is a no-nonsense creative professional who puts the brand first with a laser-sharp focus.

Network_Advertising_Executive_Creative_Director_Ishrat_Nawaz

Ishrath Nawaz Executive Creative Director

A 2-decade journey in advertising brought Ishrath from Chennai to Mumbai, with stints at some of the top ad agencies in the country. A firm believer in the Bernbach school of thought, he adores brands more than he does awards, despite having won quite a few of them. This is his second innings with Network, which he considers a warm and welcome homecoming.

Network_Advertising_VP_Client_Services_GVK_Samson

G V K Samson Vice President -
Client Services

Samson has spent 20 of his 25 years in advertising at Network. Attracted to the business after watching ‘Dream Merchants’ on TV, he shifted to Mumbai after his higher studies. He believes Network doesn’t have a ‘Prima Donna’ culture which is what makes it so special. Samson loves basketball and says he would have been a professional player had he not joined advertising.

Network_Advertising_President_Media_Priya_Jacob

Priya Jacob President - Media

Priya may look unassuming, but she is one of the major reasons why Network is a media powerhouse. She says she was ‘born’ in Network and has spent more than 2 decades here. Priya’s philosophy to work is a reflection of her humble personality – to simplify, de-jargonise, be rooted and be practical. She feels Network enables a culture of respect, which is why she has stayed with it for so long.

Network_Advertising_Group_Creative_Director_Komal_Ranjan

Komal Ranjan Group Creative Director

Komzie. Kamakazie. Koko. KD. Komal goes by different names to different people. But she’s the same brilliant creative person below all that. She adores Daisaku Ikeda, Japanese Buddhist philosopher, and loves travelling and theatre. She has spent 13 years in advertising, and has worked at several agencies, before realizing Network is the one. Simply by dint of the value it adds to the world of her clients, as much as hers.

Network_Advertising_Sr. Creative_Director_Pervin_Bhesania

Pervin Bhesania Sr. Creative Director

Pervin believes she is a dreamer by choice, and hence a writer by default. She is so passionate about her writing, that it lists as her top 3 interests, followed by cooking. What she loves about Network is that even in a cut-throat industry, there are lovely people with whom she can learn about respect, loyalty, freedom and discipline.

Network_Advertising_Executive_VP_Finance_Robert_DBritto

Robert Dbritto Executive Vice President - Finance

Robert calls his advent into advertising a happy accident. His work though, is anything but that. Handling the very complex world of finance balancing the agency’s interests while ensuring tax friendly structures for its employees, means Robert is by far one of the busiest people in the organization. In between, he does steal time for his favourite interests – cricket and travelling.

Network_Advertising_General_Manager_Digital_Studio

Jayesh Tanna General Manager-
Digital Studio

Jayesh has travelled a wonderful journey, from being a photo type-setter in the heydays of advertising to who he is today. Over the last 20 years, which were also spent at Network, he has evolved his skill-set to keep up with the times. Jayesh believes that Network can find solutions to practically every problem, and thinks its biggest strength is the freedom it offers to work and express oneself.

Network_Advertising_General_Manager_Language_Services

K P Vinayan General Manager -
Language Services

Vinayan is someone who has spent the last 25 years in advertising, mastering languages. His versatility allows him to help negotiate cultural barriers and help brands perform better across markets. He joined Network 13 years ago after having seen a number of agency cultures. And he stuck with Network, inspired from Day 1, with their openness and ability to work as one. Vinayan is an ardent theatre fan.