Ashok Venkatramani's Blog@Cannes Lions: The very profitable business model of Cannes Lions

As my stay comes to a close, the feelings about the trip is a bit mixed. The exposure to some good advertising work and some interesting sessions, apa...

Edipresse Group appoints Malavika Sangghvi as Head of India Bureau

Malavika Sangghvi has been appointed as Head of India Bureau at the Edipresse Group, an international media group headquartered in Lausanne Switzerlan...

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation invites bids for skywalks

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (Mahanagar Seva Sadan) has invited bids from OOH companies for the construction of skywalks on a build-operate-tra...

Anil Kakar calls it a day at IBD India

Anil Kakar has put in his papers as Executive Creative Director at IBD India. Kakar has confirmed his move from IBD India, but did not divulge any det...

Reporter’s Diary: A tad disappointed at Mark Zuckerberg’s guarded replies

The most eagerly awaited session of the day was the Mark Zuckerberg session. He is the CEO of Facebook, and that is no small task. The queues outside...

Pratap Bose’s Blog@Cannes: Of Lego bricks, Mark Zukerberg, and ‘desi khana’

Listening to Jon Landau, the producer of ‘The Titanic’ and ‘Avatar’, was delightful to say the least. Another revelation for me was the concept of usi...

Cannes Lions 2010: Time to rethink the new agency model

The agency business model has been seeing changes for many years now, but the core of the model has not been impacted much. According to the R/GA team...

Cannes Lions 2010: Playing underdog, the Microsoft way

Microsoft is one of the key players in its space, but it knows there are areas where it has to catch up with the competition. There are times when it...

Cannes Lions 2010: “Print, too, is going to be video” – Henrique de Castro, VP, Global Media & Platforms, Google

“Online or offline, don’t think about that. Everything is going to be online,” this was the suggestion of Henrique de Castro, Vice President, Global M...

Cannes Lions 2010: With more mobile penetration than Internet, India is an interesting market: Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finds India to be an interesting market, which, though having very low Internet penetration in comparison to its populati...

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