Momentum is building up for the Indian Digital Media Awards (IDMA) 2011 with the distinguished Jury in place. Mahendra Swarup, Chief Mentor, Smile Interactive Group, and Shashi Sinha, CEO, Lodestar UM, are co-chairing the Jury. Last date for receiving entries is April 25, 2011.
The Jury members are from the cross-section of the industry – FMCG, automobile, consumer electronics, airline, agencies, and the IT sector.
The Jury panel:
Abhijit Saxena, CEO, Netcore
Alok Mittal, MD, Canaan Partners India
Anand Singh, Director Strategic Planning, Coca-Cola India
Arun Tadanki, CEO, Yahoo! India
Atul Hegde, CEO, Ignitee
Bobby Pawar, CCO, Mudra Group
Chhaya Balachandran Aiyer, CEO & MD, BC WebWise
Hari V Krishnan, Country Manager, LinkedIn
Kartik Iyer, MD, Carat India
Lakshmikant Gupta, VP & CMO, LG India
Manish Vij, Founder, Vun Network (Quasar, Tyroo, Zoomtra, Letsbuy)
Pat Burns, Executive Creative Director, BMB Madison
Praveen Kulkarni, General Manager – Marketing, Parle Products
Rahul Jauhari, NCD, Everest Brand Solutions
Rajeev Kapoor, President & CEO, Fiat India
Ravikant Sabnavis, VP – Marketing, Kingfisher Airlines Ltd
Rishi Khiani, CEO, Indiatimes,
Roshan Abbas, CEO, Encompass
Sanjay Tripathi, EVP, Marketing & Direct Channels, HDFC Life
Shashank Srivastava, Chief General Manager, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
Sudip Ghose, Director – Marketing, Samsonite
This year, there will be 25 Awards across five categories. The Indian Digital Media Awards, organised by the exchange4media Group, recognise the work being done in the ever-growing advertising and marketing communications activity in the digital media space, specifically Internet, mobile, gaming, social media and the blogosphere.
To be eligible, work of the entrant must have been used/ deployed between 00:00 hours on January 1, 2010 and 11:59 hours on December 31, 2010. There will be no entries for the Hall of Fame Awards, the winners will decided on by the Jury or on the basis of points received.
The exchange4media Group is a mere custodian of the Indian Digital Media Awards 2011. No one from the Group will be part of the decision-making and/ or influencing process.
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