As Ravi Kiran, CEO – South Asia, Starcom MediaVest Group, announced his decision to move on from the agency, SMG has got busy meeting people in Mumbai and Delhi for deciding on a replacement. Also on the consideration set is Sandeep Lakhina, COO, Starcom Worldwide. As for what next for Ravi, he says, “Not known, all options open”.
The much awaited Forbes India Rich List was unveiled at a special discussion in Mumbai on September 30, 2010. The media barons who have made it to the Forbes India Rich List are no surprise – Kalanithi Maran, Indu Jain, Subhash Chandra, Shobhana Bhartia, Ramesh Agarwal.
After a stint of over 11 years, Ravi Kiran, Chief Executive Officer, South East & South Asia, Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) and Chief Executive Officer, Asia, Specialist Services, Starcom MediaVest Group has decided to bid adieu to the organisation. SMG officials have confirmed the development to exchange4media.
Rajiv Kumar, an IIT Mumbai alumni and a proven entrepreneur who previously built and sold Bluetooth® software company WIDCOMM to Broadcom in 2004, founded RockeTalk in 2005.<br><br> Prior to RockeTalk, Rajiv was the founder and CTO of Widcomm, a technology and market leader in Bluetooth solutions. Prior to Widcomm, Rajiv was a VP and CTO at Uniden’s San Diego research and development center, which he co-founded.<br><br> RockeTalk was founded in November 2005 and has developed and launched a social media platform where users can create any combination of text, voice, photo, and video messages, share with any contacts, join communities and chat with individuals and groups, and access a variety of entertainment and content.