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Chandramouli Venkatesan of Mondelez to head jury for the inaugural Maddies Awards

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Chandramouli Venkatesan of Mondelez to head jury for the inaugural Maddies Awards

With mobile advertising as the fastest growing segment in recent years, marketers and agencies now have a huge scope to carry out innovative campaigns that utilize the power of the mobile medium. To recognize the best work done in this domain over the past year, exchange4media will hold the inaugural Maddies  Awards on September 9, 2015 at the ITC Grand Central in Mumbai.

The Maddies Awards acknowledge and recognizes all such marketing stories that employ an effective mobile marketing strategy done in India and will be equally judged on innovation, concept, execution and results by a highly experienced independent panel of the industry. These awards are open to all industries linked to mobile marketing (clients, creative, media agencies, digital agencies and publishers, etc.).

Entries to this year’s edition will be judged by a jury comprising of some of the most experienced professionals from marketing and media. The jury is being headed by Chandramouli Venkatesan, MD of Mondelez India Foods. It comprises of Aditya Save, CMO of, Amar Thomas, Head (Marketing) of BlackBerry India, Antti Öhrling, COO of Jolla Sailfish, Anant Goenka, Wholetime Director & Head (New Media) at Indian Express, Bidisha Nagaraj, Group President (Marketing) of Coffee Day Global, Gaurav Suri, Senior Executive VP and Head (Marketing) of UTI Asset Management Company, Juzer Tambawalla, VP and Head of Marketing & Communications at Franklin Templeton Investments, Ketan Kulkarni, VP & Head of Marketing, Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Blue Dart Express, Madan Bahal, MD at Adfactors PR, Mahesh Narayanan, Global COO at Saavn, Nilay Arora, Country Head & VP (Marketing and Business Head) at WeChat India, Prasanth Kumar, CEO of Mindshare South Asia, Sachin Kalbag, Editor of Mid-day, Sapangeet Rajwant, VP (Marketing) of Colors.

More information about the event can be found here –


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