We are a Bunch of Happy Crazy People

who mean Serious Business

MEET OUR TEAM OF 65+ DIGITAL EXPERTS ACROSS INDIA

Suneil Chawla

Co-Founder

Suneil Chawla is a Commerce graduate from Loyola College and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. Prior to co-founding Social Beat, he founded Koolkart.com, a social ecommerce and price comparison engine. He has worked extensively in Marketing and Technology, with management consultants Bain & Co, across Boston, Singapore, Mumbai and Delhi. He’s part of the Executive committee of the IIM Ahmedabad Alumni chapter in Chennai. Suneil loves to Travel, for work and pleasure.

Vikas Chawla

Co-Founder

Vikas Chawla has past experience as a Product Head, Digital Head & National Brand Manager at TI Cycles. In his previous role, he worked as an Executive Assistant to Mr. MV Subbiah, Murugappa Group and Chairman, National Skill Development Corp. He is a management graduate from London School of Economics (LSE), and a business graduate from Loyola College. He enjoys cycling and everything digital. He is the Foodie in the office, always on the lookout of new restaurants for our team lunches.

David Appasamy

Head - Brand and Strategy

David Appasamy comes with an experience of over 35 years in companies like ITC Ltd, Mudra DDB and Sify. Technologies covering Business Strategy, Brand & Marketing Management, Digital Marketing and Audience Engagement. Served on the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) advising the UN Secretary General on Internet Governance in 2010 and 2011. Co-Chair, International Chamber of Commerce's Task Force on Internet & Telecoms Infrastructure & Services from 2006 to 2011.

Anuradha Nair

Head – Social Media Innovation

Anuradha has formerly worked with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) & has over 7 years of experience in marketing and creative writing. An advertisement fanatic since childhood, she knows all the ads, taglines and campaigns of all major brands by heart. When she is not busy obsessing over social media strategies she enjoys reading, writing travelogues and watching spoofs. She loves to talk and narrate stories all the time which has led many of her colleagues to slowly walk away!

Abhishek Kumar

Head – Bangalore

Abhishek recently graduated from IIM Ahmedabad and Prior to his MBA, he has had stints with TCS and Tata Steel. He idolizes Rahul Dravid & his philosophy in life is simple- “Whatever the mind can conceive, it can achieve. Instead of worrying about things not in your control, Dream & chase your passion.” A published poet and a sports-buff, he reads on diverse topics and genre in his part-time. A really jovial person to hang around with; you know he is the go-to guy when you are bored.

Rachna Ganatra

Head – Business Development & Strategy

Rachna is a Business Development & Strategy Consultant. Her work experience of over a decade encompasses Marketing Analytics and Business Development in multiple verticals, i.e. Technology, Healthcare, FMCG and Ecommerce. Her ultimate mantra in life, she says quoting Marianne Williamson, “Atonement means putting love first.. in business as well as everything else”. An avid movie and theatre buff, she is also very social. If you suddenly realise the office has become noisy, you know who the culprit is.

Panisa Shah

Head – Creative

Panisa is a graduate with top honors in Electronic Media and has completed a diploma in marketing management. Art has been a part of Panisa’s life since her childhood and she loves to use bold colors and abstracts. Living by the mantra “Passion drives perfection”, she aims to be recognized amongst the top creative designers in the world. In her freetime, she is an artist, a shopaholic and a cook.

Purushothaman K

Head – Design

Purushothaman has over 7 years of experience in web and graphic design, he has honed his graphic designs skills to produce the wow effect with ease. With quick turnarounds and plenty of work, Purushothaman, manages to still live with his mantra “Live and make others happy”. During the weekends, he enjoys playing cricket, watching movie and driving like the Fast & Furious cast!

Farida Bharmal

Sr. Manager – Digital Marketing

Farida Bharmal is a graduate in Visual Communication from M.O.P. Vaishnav Chennai and MS. Communication from Christ University Bangalore. Along with her, she brings experience in Art & PR before settling strong in Digital Media and Online Marketing. She drives all her skills to get a project up and live on time. A fabulous baker, she can give professional bakers a run for their money. Out of home, she enjoys exploring food and capturing moments.

Vel Murugan

Sr. Web Developer

Velmurugan is a developer and is passionate about creating dynamic and responsive websites, customizing modules and setting up scalable servers. He enjoys tweaking the user interface to generate more leads or transactions for the clients. His mantra in life is “No Pain, No Gain”. He enjoys watching movies and dining with his friends.

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Mohan Kumar R

Sr. Web Developer

Mohan Kumar has over 3 years experience in web development using Magento, WordPress and PhP based platforms. He enjoys cracking technical challenges and making responsive websites which clients will love. Mohan is a hard worker and doesn’t rest, until he is delighted with his work.

Karthikeyan

Android Application Developer

Karthikeyan is an experienced Android Application Developer. He has developed 2D Animation oriented projects, Chat Applications projects and has indepth knowledge in AND Engine Concepts. He also very passionate about creating mobile UI designs in Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator. In his spare time, he enjoys creating challenging Android Applications and Playing Video Games. His mantra is “When your work is good, It will speaks automatically in front of the world”.

Priyadarshini

Sr. Creative Designer

Priya is a multimedia graduate who is passionate about designing. With more than a year’s experience in designing, she enjoys coming up with new and innovative ideas for her clients. An ambitious person, she hopes to be a successful entrepreneur someday. During her free time, Priya enjoys painting, drawing, singing and cooking.

Nandita Raman

Sr. Content specialist

A journalist by profession, Nandita likes to call herself a writer who talks a lot. A published writer, she has more than three years of experience in writing, reporting and editing in leading newspapers and magazines. She enjoys writing about people and bringing out their unique stories. When she is not busy writing, Nandita enjoys driving, reading, quizzing, shopping and cricket.

Roshni Chhabria

Sr. Social Media Specialist

Roshni is an Electronic Media graduate from MOP Vaishnav College. In her previous role, she worked at a healthcare startup for over a year. Passionate about film making, she has independently directed two short films. At Social Beat, she strives to implement innovative digital media campaigns for her clients. During her free time she enjoys baking and is also a huge movie fanatic!

Natasha Daruwala

Sr. Social Media Specialist

Natasha is a Media graduate from M.O.P Vaishnav College and has previously worked as a Brand manager for RedBull India. She has incredible enthusiasm for Digital marketing and aims to make a huge mark in the industry. Everyone in the team thinks she’s very quiet, but there are a million things going on in her head. In her free time, she loves eating comfort food and swimming.

Ekta Chawla

Social Media & Client Servicing Manager

Ekta is a social media specialist planning and implementing innovative campaigns for her clients. In her previous role, she worked with ICICI Prudential and won the Million Dollar Round Table. With her penchant for Marketing, she can quickly attune to the core requirements of the consumer. Adventurous and enthusiastic, she loves to try novel things. There is always something interesting brewing in her company. When the music is on, she is perhaps the first one to hit the dance floor.

Pournima Balasubramanian

Sr. User Experience Specialist

Pournima has a Masters in computer engineering from the State University of New York, USA. She loves UI/UX, and is focussed on translating high level client requirements into digital experiences which are intutitive and enjoyable. She in inspired by the UX community around the world. Her idea of relexation is science fiction and Disney movies.

Aishwarya J Merwade

Sr. Social Media Specialist

Aishwarya is a commerce graduate from Bishop Cotton, Bangalore. Her prior experience includes an internship with Thrillophilia, a travel start-up and freelancing in the event management space. Energetic and friendly, Aishwarya is keen to work on creative social media campaigns. She loves traveling and believes every time one travels, one discovers a new self – a vibrant and better you!

Radhika Chhabria

Sr. Influencer Marketing & BD Specialist

Radhika has completed her graduation in Marketing Management from M.O.P Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai. Her previous role was at an Audit firm and she is very comfortable with numbers. She believes, its not what we get, but who we become and what we contribute that gives meaning to our lives. Outside of work, she loves exploring the world of make up and is a huge MAC fan.

Ravichandran

Sr. PHP developer

Ravi is a web developer with 4 years of experience in internet industry, He continue to dedicate his time in producing professional, innovative and creative solutions for a multitude of clients. He likes photography, long driving with unknown destination and adventure lover.

Vimal Michael

Sr. Web Developer

Vimal has completed his Masters in Computer Application from Marian College, Kerala and was previously, a Tech Superstar for an eCommerce company. He loves the finer things in life and enjoys meaningful conversations on various topics. He’s fun and exuberant. Expect him to catch you off-guard with his quick wit. He’s a convergent thinker, and you can bank on him to solve any problem.

Haridasan

Sr. Web Developer

Haridasan is a engineering graduate with diploma in computer science. With a motto of ‘Just Do It’, Haridasan is eager to code mobile responsive websites and fix any complex bugs. He enjoys learning about new developer tools and the latest in web technologies. With a friendly personality, Haridasan enjoys nothing more than spending quality time with friends.

Subramaniyam P

Web Developer

Subrmaniyam is a BE Computer Science graduate and has a passion for learning new trends and technologies in web development. He enjoys workings on development of custom themes and building responsive websites using the bootstrap framework. When not coding away on his computer, he enjoys long drives in his car and bike. His mantra is “Victory is highlights of try but defeat is native of try”.

Vivek L

Sr. Digital Advertising Specialist

Vivek is an experienced digital marketer, with advanced Google Adwords certifications. He enjoys optimizing ads across channels, including Google and Facebook, to help clients grow their business and find new customers. He is an engineering graduate with a diploma in Electrical and Electronics. During weekends, he enjoys playing cricket and watching movies.

Sundar R

Sr. Digital Advertising and SEO Specialist

Sundar is an MBA Gold Medalist from M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore. He is certified in Digital Marketing, Inbound Marketing and Google AdWords. He has undertaken research on Social Media Strategy for Luxury Fashion Brands and has won the best paper award at an International Conference held in Singapore. He loves spending time online and is driven to help businesses scale online. When he’s not busy, he binge-watches various TV shows & movies on Netflix. One day, he plans to embark on a solo trip around the world and experience different cultures.

Srinidhi Maheshwari

Sr. Social Media Specialist

Srinidhi is a Media graduate from MOP Vaishnav College for Women and has previously interned with Chennai Live 104.8 FM and Goldman Sachs. Her passion for Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram has driven her to build a career in social media marketing. She does not look like a Foodie, but she LOVES trying new restaurants and cafés in the city. Srinidhi loves to drive and enjoys baking.

Parvathi Sridharan

Sr. Creative Designer

Parvathi is a visual communication graduate from MOP Vaishnav, Chennai. She appreciates creativity in anything and everything around her and always wants to achieve more. She loves to explore new domains in design and photography. She also loves dancing and is someone who thinks Google is God and Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat are life.

Kanthi Sripathy

Sr. Creative Designer

Kanthi has completed her undergraduate degree in information technology. Given her passion for design, she has recently embarked on a career in design at Social Beat. Her interests included travel and reading. She believes that The world is a book and those who do not travel only see a page” and aims to travel the world.

Sankar S

SEO Specialist

Sankar has completed his engineering in computer science and has a passion for learning & implementing new SEO Strategies, and closely follows the latest in the SEO world. In his free time, he enjoys catching up with close friends and playing/watching cricket. He’s motivated by the quote “When you’re about to give up remember those who said you’re not good enough”.

Boobalan

SEO Specialist

Boobalan has completed his Masters in Engineering and has a keen interest in learning the latest strategies in sustainable SEO. During his free time, he enjoys cooking, watching movies and spending time with family and friends. His motto is “Start from Nothing, Stop for Nothing”.

Akshita Wadhwa

Social Media Specialist

Akshita holds a Masters Degree in Digital Marketing from Nottingham Business School, UK with a 50% scholarship award. Previously, she has worked with a UK based MyFurniture.com as a Digital & Social Media Marketing Consultant. Her obsession for Social Media drove her to this role as she also spends most of her time being on various social media platforms. Her love for Animals especially Dogs is clearly evident. She also enjoys Bollywood & Shopping.

Maitheli Maitra

Social Media Specialist

Maitheli is an MBA graduate from Symbiosis International University and has specialized in Advertising and Marketing. She enjoys creating creative campaigns and branding strategies for her clients and getting business results. An avid reader and a diehard follower of Tasty videos, she dreams of becoming a pastry chef. She loves watching movies and in her free time, you will find her putting together a decorative.

Gautham Nagaraj

Digital Advertising Specialist

Gautham has completed a degree in Mechanical engineering at Hindustan University, but his true passion is in online advertising and analytics. A self-learner, Gautham picked up the basics of Google Adwords while completing his graduation. His interests include Psychology, Philosophy and Spirituality and he also enjoys reading books during his leisure time. Gautham lives by the adage “What goes around, comes around.”

Vritti Shah

Creative Designer

Vritti has completed a Bacherlor’s in Electronic Media from MOP Vaishnav College. She started out pursuing her passion at Amazon and is raring to go and create high impact creatives. In her leisure time, Vritti enjoys travelling and cooking.

Monisha Shivdasani

Digital Marketing Manager

Mona has graduated from Regents University London specializing in People Management and Leadership. She enjoys curating amazing content and has contributed articles to The FinTech Times and The FinTech Book. Her passion for strategic marketing inspires her to make waves in the digital industry. Being a quiet yet knowledge thirsty individual, she is always up for a challenge and is ready to raise the bar to the next level.

Ayesha Rafeeq

Content Specialist

Ayesha is an engineering graduate who goes to her “happy place” when she writes. She has worked with Chennai’s leading fashion and lifestyle magazines and also written content for various academic platforms ranging from kindergarten to university level. Apart from writing, she loves watching sit-coms and catching up on celebs on social media.

Anna Sanjana

Creative Designer

Sanjana is a Visual Communication graduate from WCC Chennai and has completed her Master’s degree in Human Resources. She loves illustrations and started her career in design as a freelancer. Apart from designing, she is the guitarist of a “one-man cover band” and she adores animals of any kind.

Meghana Chandani

Sr. Social Media Specialist

A true Chennaite by heart and a hard core fashion lover, Meghana has had a 2 year stint in the ever so happening field of Sales and Marketing at Park Hyatt Chennai. A commerce graduate from MOP Vaishnav College, Meghana is excited to tap into her creative side at Social Beat, accompanied by her go-getter attitude and dash of elegance. Having just about started exploring the world on her own terms, she aspires to learn immensely from the magic of travelling and meeting new people from across the globe!

Ronak Nagar

Social Media Specialist

Ronak has completed his M.B.A. with specialization in Brand communication at the Symbiosis Institute Of Media and Communication, Pune. Ronak is a passionate biker and an adventure sports enthusiast and also enjoys dancing and swimming. An engaging game of chess and scribbling poetry are among the things that keep his grey cells running. He is excited about driving results for clients through digital marketing.

Gokulnath Natarajan

Sr. Video Specialist

Gokul has completed his graduation in engineering and pursued his passion in media and video production post graduation. With over 8 years of experience as a video editor/animator/motion graphics artist with various television channels, Gokul is excited about creating ripples online through creative videos. Gokul enjoys travelling and photography.

Vimal Kumar

Digital Advertising Specialist

Vimal Kumar is an Electronics and Communication Engineering graduate from Sakthi Engineering College, Chennai and has worked with ANB Healthcare as an ecommerce executive for two years. He has a strong passion for online advertising and is joining the ads team.

Druhi Sethi

Social Media Specialist

From Makeup to Photoshop to everything that’s extra, Druhi Sethi is your go-to gal. A VisCom graduate from MOP Vaishnav college, she brings a strong creative arsenal. Besides having 2 honorary diplomas in #HashTags and Filters, she has worked on brands like Rorito, Lowe Lintas & G Venket Ram Photography

Nithin Kumar

Creative Designer

Nithin Kumar is a pixel-perfect Graphic Designer who takes great pride in creating visually stunning designs. With an MA communication degree from Madras Christian College,Chennai, and a three year experience in graphic designing he has developed creativity, originality and strong visual sense. During his free time he would either hit the road on long tour or be in search of new food to munch on.

Lavanya U

Sr. Social Media Specialist

An ambivert, Lavanya completed her PGDM in Marketing from Loyola Institute of Business Administration after a BCom in Marketing Management from MOP Vaishnav College. An unbiased foodie, her love for food is also extended to all forms of social media. A ticket to any place new and an animal of any kind are all that it takes to make her day, she calls herself a wanderer at mind and a survivor at heart!

Prachi Shah

Social Media Specialist

Her passion for dance, if you bother to glance, would drag you into a trance. Given a chance, Prachi loves to sketch, write, bake, read and travel. As her journey continues to unravel, from PSBB school to M.O.P Vaishnav college, and interning at Panasonic Appliances, Here she is at Social Beat, To make a difference and prove her feat. As she just can’t wait to unleash what she’s best at. With her creativity and imagination weaving a story of their own, not just Advertising, branding, campaigning and designing but even, talking all day long or writing a profile oh so long.

Sakshi Mardia

Social Media Specialist

Sakshi is a B.Com graduate from MOP Vaishnav College and has specialized in Marketing. She is obsessed with social media and spends most of her time on Facebook and YouTube. She has a passion for marketing. She likes reading books in her free time and loves travelling.

Richa Srivastava

Sr. Social Media Specialist

Richa is a post graduate in Mass Communication and Journalism from Amity University, Noida. Working for a media firm is more of a passion than a mere profession for her since the time when she started her career as a TV anchor. She also possesses expertise in being a social media manager with the Indian National Congress for over 4.5 years. Her leisure activities include cooking, exploring places to eat and binge-watching sitcoms. She gets inspiration from the quote “choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

Harshita Parikh

Creative Designer

Harshita Parikh, is a B.Sc Visual Communication graduate and believes in transforming from aspiration to reality & believes in design form with a function. Simple, Systematic and Silent, are three words that would top her dictionary. She holds the courage to tackle difficulties instantaneously, without compromising on the quality. She loves experimenting with the design tools to unique artworks! Harshita’s continual optimistic and zesty attitude helps in making light of any situation.

Ashika Austin

Social Media Specialist

Ashika Austin is a VisCom graduate from Loyola College and post grad in Communications from Women’s Christian College. Despite having had projects at Radio Mirchi and Vijay Television she has always had a natural predilection towards everything digital. She is a public speaker and a member of Toastmasters International and has taught Public Speaking courses. Some killer coffee and music is what sets her mood for the day. Loves reading and is high on spirituality. Is an ardent fan of Metapsysical sciences and a quotes aficionado. Coldplay, Cappuccino and some great conversation are three of her favorite things.

Shweta Krishna

Social Media Specialist

A meticulous planner, Shweta is known for being a listener and a great team-player. She is an ambivert, who goes bonkers once you get to know her. After graduating from M.O.P. Vaishnav, she is looking to expand her horizons in marketing after having already interned with few companies such as Zomato, P&G, Ray-Ban etc. An ardent foodie, she loves to try out different cuisines and always loves having company. Give her the ingredients and she will find the perfect recipe to achieve her goal. She also loves to travel and aspires to learn and explore.

Mohammed Ishak Rayyan

Web Developer

Ishak is a Computer Science engineer from Velammal Engineering College. He often gets lost in the thought of making challenging web applications. He is constantly driven by the fact that out of the box ideas are the real game changers and tries to implement them every now and then. Ishak is a try hard wanderlust and an ardent E-sports enthusiasts. Good movies and meals is what he would always look out for!

Rhea Jain

Content Specialist

Rhea is a mass media graduate from St. Xavier’s, Mumbai with a major in Branding. Having scribbled words ever since she could hold a pencil, she naturally gravitated towards writing as a profession. When she isn’t working, Rhea is usually picking up after her assorted pets or trawling Pinterest for recipes she’ll never make

Veena Mahbubani

Digital Advertising Specialist

Veena is a BBA graduate from WCC and has previously worked at Cognizant for a year where she developed an interest in digital marketing. She is a very curious person, loves cooking, watching movies and reading books and hopes to become a digital marketing ninja someday.

Jayanth Jonathan

Social Media Specialist

Jayanth is a Computer Science Engineering graduate from Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering. Anything that requires quirky creativity gets him ticking. He loves everything associated with music, photography, film & writing and is a guitarist/singer & photographer/blogger himself. He has now found solace in Social Beat for his creativity and his love for communication, to go hand in hand. He aspires to create innovative digital solutions with his own little twist.

Sahitya Mahesh

Social Media Specialist

Sahitya is a Media graduate from MOP Vaishnav College and has a one year experience in social media in Mumbai. Her passion for socialising and marketing has driven her to build a career in social media. She is passionate about sports and has played tennis at a professional level. Indo-Chinese is her favourite cuisine and hopes to travel to all the countries on her bucket list soon!

Anuradha Nair

Head – Social Media Innovation

Anuradha has formerly worked with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) & has over 7 years of experience in marketing and creative writing. An advertisement fanatic since childhood, she knows all the ads, taglines and campaigns of all major brands by heart. When she is not busy obsessing over social media strategies she enjoys reading, writing travelogues and watching spoofs. She loves to talk and narrate stories all the time which has led many of her colleagues to slowly walk away!

Farida Bharmal

Sr. Manager – Digital Marketing

Farida Bharmal is a graduate in Visual Communication from M.O.P. Vaishnav Chennai and MS. Communication from Christ University Bangalore. Along with her, she brings experience in Art & PR before settling strong in Digital Media and Online Marketing. She drives all her skills to get a project up and live on time. A fabulous baker, she can give professional bakers a run for their money. Out of home, she enjoys exploring food and capturing moments.

Ekta Chawla

Social Media & Client Servicing Manager

Ekta is a social media specialist planning and implementing innovative campaigns for her clients. In her previous role, she worked with ICICI Prudential and won the Million Dollar Round Table. With her penchant for Marketing, she can quickly attune to the core requirements of the consumer. Adventurous and enthusiastic, she loves to try novel things. There is always something interesting brewing in her company. When the music is on, she is perhaps the first one to hit the dance floor.

Roshni Chhabria

Sr. Social Media Specialist

Roshni is an Electronic Media graduate from MOP Vaishnav College. In her previous role, she worked at a healthcare startup for over a year. Passionate about film making, she has independently directed two short films. At Social Beat, she strives to implement innovative digital media campaigns for her clients. During her free time she enjoys baking and is also a huge movie fanatic!

Natasha Daruwala

Sr. Social Media Specialist

Natasha is a Media graduate from M.O.P Vaishnav College and has previously worked as a Brand manager for RedBull India. She has incredible enthusiasm for Digital marketing and aims to make a huge mark in the industry. Everyone in the team thinks she’s very quiet, but there are a million things going on in her head. In her free time, she loves eating comfort food and swimming.

Aishwarya J Merwade

Sr. Social Media Specialist

Aishwarya is a commerce graduate from Bishop Cotton, Bangalore. Her prior experience includes an internship with Thrillophilia, a travel start-up and freelancing in the event management space. Energetic and friendly, Aishwarya is keen to work on creative social media campaigns. She loves traveling and believes every time one travels, one discovers a new self – a vibrant and better you!

Radhika Chhabria

Sr. Influencer Marketing & BD Specialist

Radhika has completed her graduation in Marketing Management from M.O.P Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai. Her previous role was at an Audit firm and she is very comfortable with numbers. She believes, its not what we get, but who we become and what we contribute that gives meaning to our lives. Outside of work, she loves exploring the world of make up and is a huge MAC fan.

Srinidhi Maheshwari

Sr. Social Media Specialist

Srinidhi is a Media graduate from MOP Vaishnav College for Women and has previously interned with Chennai Live 104.8 FM and Goldman Sachs. Her passion for Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram has driven her to build a career in social media marketing. She does not look like a Foodie, but she LOVES trying new restaurants and cafés in the city. Srinidhi loves to drive and enjoys baking.

Vivek L

Sr. Digital Advertising Specialist

Vivek is an experienced digital marketer, with advanced Google Adwords certifications. He enjoys optimizing ads across channels, including Google and Facebook, to help clients grow their business and find new customers. He is an engineering graduate with a diploma in Electrical and Electronics. During weekends, he enjoys playing cricket and watching movies.

Sundar R

Sr. Digital Advertising and SEO Specialist

Sundar is an MBA Gold Medalist from M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore. He is certified in Inbound Marketing and Google AdWords. He has undertaken research on Social Media Strategy for Luxury Fashion Brands and has won the best paper award at an International Conference held in Singapore. He loves spending time online and is driven to help businesses scale online. When he’s not busy, he binge-watches various TV shows & movies on Netflix and Hotstar. One day, he plans to embark on a solo trip around the world and experience different cultures.

Akshita Wadhwa

Social Media Specialist

Akshita holds a Masters Degree in Digital Marketing from Nottingham Business School, UK with a 50% scholarship award. Previously, she has worked with a UK based MyFurniture.com as a Digital & Social Media Marketing Consultant. Her obsession for Social Media drove her to this role as she also spends most of her time being on various social media platforms. Her love for Animals especially Dogs is clearly evident. She also enjoys Bollywood & Shopping.

Maitheli Maitra

Social Media Specialist

Maitheli is an MBA graduate from Symbiosis International University and has specialized in Advertising and Marketing. She enjoys creating creative campaigns and branding strategies for her clients and getting business results. An avid reader and a diehard follower of Tasty videos, she dreams of becoming a pastry chef. She loves watching movies and in her free time, you will find her putting together a decorative.

Gautham Nagaraj

Digital Advertising Specialist

Gautham has completed a degree in Mechanical engineering at Hindustan University, but his true passion is in online advertising and analytics. A self-learner, Gautham picked up the basics of Google Adwords while completing his graduation. His interests include Psychology, Philosophy and Spirituality and he also enjoys reading books during his leisure time. Gautham lives by the adage “What goes around, comes around.”

Monisha Shivdasani

Digital Marketing Manager

Mona has graduated from Regents University London specializing in People Management and Leadership. She enjoys curating amazing content and has contributed articles to The FinTech Times and The FinTech Book. Her passion for strategic marketing inspires her to make waves in the digital industry. Being a quiet yet knowledge thirsty individual, she is always up for a challenge and is ready to raise the bar to the next level.

Meghana Chandani

Sr. Social Media Specialist

A true Chennaite by heart and a hard core fashion lover, Meghana has had a 2 year stint in the ever so happening field of Sales and Marketing at Park Hyatt Chennai. A commerce graduate from MOP Vaishnav College, Meghana is excited to tap into her creative side at Social Beat, accompanied by her go-getter attitude and dash of elegance. Having just about started exploring the world on her own terms, she aspires to learn immensely from the magic of travelling and meeting new people from across the globe!

Ronak Nagar

Social Media Specialist

Ronak has completed his M.B.A. with specialization in Brand communication at the Symbiosis Institute Of Media and Communication, Pune. Ronak is a passionate biker and an adventure sports enthusiast and also enjoys dancing and swimming. An engaging game of chess and scribbling poetry are among the things that keep his grey cells running. He is excited about driving results for clients through digital marketing.

Vimal Kumar

Digital Advertising Specialist

Vimal Kumar is an Electronics and Communication Engineering graduate from Sakthi Engineering College, Chennai and has worked with ANB Healthcare as an ecommerce executive for two years. He has a strong passion for online advertising and is joining the ads team.

Druhi Sethi

Social Media Specialist

From Makeup to Photoshop to everything that’s extra, Druhi Sethi is your go-to gal. A VisCom graduate from MOP Vaishnav college, she brings a strong creative arsenal. Besides having 2 honorary diplomas in #HashTags and Filters, she has worked on brands like Rorito, Lowe Lintas & G Venket Ram Photography

Lavanya U

Sr. Social Media Specialist

An ambivert, Lavanya completed her PGDM in Marketing from Loyola Institute of Business Administration after a BCom in Marketing Management from MOP Vaishnav College. An unbiased foodie, her love for food is also extended to all forms of social media. A ticket to any place new and an animal of any kind are all that it takes to make her day, she calls herself a wanderer at mind and a survivor at heart!

Prachi Shah

Social Media Specialist

Her passion for dance, if you bother to glance, would drag you into a trance. Given a chance, Prachi loves to sketch, write, bake, read and travel. As her journey continues to unravel, from PSBB school to M.O.P Vaishnav college, and interning at Panasonic Appliances, Here she is at Social Beat, To make a difference and prove her feat. As she just can’t wait to unleash what she’s best at. With her creativity and imagination weaving a story of their own, not just Advertising, branding, campaigning and designing but even, talking all day long or writing a profile oh so long.

Sakshi Mardia

Social Media Specialist

Sakshi is a B.Com graduate from MOP Vaishnav College and has specialized in Marketing. She is obsessed with social media and spends most of her time on Facebook and YouTube. She has a passion for marketing. She likes reading books in her free time and loves travelling.

Richa Srivastava

Sr. Social Media Specialist

Richa is a post graduate in Mass Communication and Journalism from Amity University, Noida. Working for a media firm is more of a passion than a mere profession for her since the time when she started her career as a TV anchor. She also possesses expertise in being a social media manager with the Indian National Congress for over 4.5 years. Her leisure activities include cooking, exploring places to eat and binge-watching sitcoms. She gets inspiration from the quote “choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

Pratyaksha Choudhary

Social Media Specialist

Pratyaksha holds a Masters degree in Fashion Management from NIFT Bhopal. Previously, she has worked for WittyFeed as a Storyteller and VF Brands India as a visual merchandising intern, apart from freelancing as a content writer. She loves designing tattoos and given a chance, would rather flee to a new place every weekend.

Ashika Austin

Social Media Specialist

Ashika Austin is a VisCom graduate from Loyola College and post grad in Communications from Women’s Christian College. Despite having had projects at Radio Mirchi and Vijay Television she has always had a natural predilection towards everything digital. She is a public speaker and a member of Toastmasters International and has taught Public Speaking courses. Some killer coffee and music is what sets her mood for the day. Loves reading and is high on spirituality. Is an ardent fan of Metapsysical sciences and a quotes aficionado. Coldplay, Cappuccino and some great conversation are three of her favorite things.

Shweta Krishna

Social Media Specialist

A meticulous planner, Shweta is known for being a listener and a great team-player. She is an ambivert, who goes bonkers once you get to know her. After graduating from M.O.P. Vaishnav, she is looking to expand her horizons in marketing after having already interned with few companies such as Zomato, P&G, Ray-Ban etc. An ardent foodie, she loves to try out different cuisines and always loves having company. Give her the ingredients and she will find the perfect recipe to achieve her goal. She also loves to travel and aspires to learn and explore.

Veena Mahbubani

Digital Advertising Specialist

Veena is a BBA graduate from WCC and has previously worked at Cognizant for a year where she developed an interest in digital marketing. She is a very curious person, loves cooking, watching movies and reading books and hopes to become a digital marketing ninja someday.

Jayanth Jonathan

Social Media Specialist

Jayanth is a Computer Science Engineering graduate from Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering. Anything that requires quirky creativity gets him ticking. He loves everything associated with music, photography, film & writing and is a guitarist/singer & photographer/blogger himself. He has now found solace in Social Beat for his creativity and his love for communication, to go hand in hand. He aspires to create innovative digital solutions with his own little twist.

Sahitya Mahesh

Social Media Specialist

Sahitya is a Media graduate from MOP Vaishnav College and has a one year experience in social media in Mumbai. Her passion for socialising and marketing has driven her to build a career in social media. She is passionate about sports and has played tennis at a professional level. Indo-Chinese is her favourite cuisine and hopes to travel to all the countries on her bucket list soon!

Panisa Shah

Head – Creative

Panisa is a graduate with top honors in Electronic Media and has completed a diploma in marketing management. Art has been a part of Panisa’s life since her childhood and she loves to use bold colors and abstracts. Living by the mantra “Passion drives perfection”, she aims to be recognized amongst the top creative designers in the world. In her freetime, she is an artist, a shopaholic and a cook.

Purushothaman K

Head – Design

Purushothaman has over 7 years of experience in web and graphic design, he has honed his graphic designs skills to produce the wow effect with ease. With quick turnarounds and plenty of work, Purushothaman, manages to still live with his mantra “Live and make others happy”. During the weekends, he enjoys playing cricket, watching movie and driving like the Fast & Furious cast!

Priyadarshini

Sr. Creative Designer

Priya is a multimedia graduate who is passionate about designing. With more than a year’s experience in designing, she enjoys coming up with new and innovative ideas for her clients. An ambitious person, she hopes to be a successful entrepreneur someday. During her free time, Priya enjoys painting, drawing, singing and cooking.

Pournima Balasubramanian

Sr. User Experience Specialist

Pournima has a Masters in computer engineering from the State University of New York, USA. She loves UI/UX, and is focussed on translating high level client requirements into digital experiences which are intutitive and enjoyable. She in inspired by the UX community around the world. Her idea of relexation is science fiction and Disney movies.

Parvathi Sridharan

Sr. Creative Designer

Parvathi is a visual communication graduate from MOP Vaishnav, Chennai. She appreciates creativity in anything and everything around her and always wants to achieve more. She loves to explore new domains in design and photography. She also loves dancing and is someone who thinks Google is God and Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat are life.

Kanthi Sripathy

Sr. Creative Designer

Kanthi has completed her undergraduate degree in information technology. Given her passion for design, she has recently embarked on a career in design at Social Beat. Her interests included travel and reading. She believes that The world is a book and those who do not travel only see a page” and aims to travel the world.

Vritti Shah

Creative Designer

Vritti has completed a Bacherlor’s in Electronic Media from MOP Vaishnav College. She started out pursuing her passion at Amazon and is raring to go and create high impact creatives. In her leisure time, Vritti enjoys travelling and cooking.

Anna Sanjana

Creative Designer

Sanjana is a Visual Communication graduate from WCC Chennai and has completed her Master’s degree in Human Resources. She loves illustrations and started her career in design as a freelancer. Apart from designing, she is the guitarist of a “one-man cover band” and she adores animals of any kind.

Gokulnath Natarajan

Sr. Video Specialist

Gokul has completed his graduation in engineering and pursued his passion in media and video production post graduation. With over 8 years of experience as a video editor/animator/motion graphics artist with various television channels, Gokul is excited about creating ripples online through creative videos. Gokul enjoys travelling and photography.

Nithin Kumar

Creative Designer

Nithin Kumar is a pixel-perfect Graphic Designer who takes great pride in creating visually stunning designs. With an MA communication degree from Madras Christian College,Chennai, and a three year experience in graphic designing he has developed creativity, originality and strong visual sense. During his free time he would either hit the road on long tour or be in search of new food to munch on.

Harshita Parikh

Creative Designer

Harshita Parikh, is a B.Sc Visual Communication graduate and believes in transforming from aspiration to reality & believes in design form with a function. Simple, Systematic and Silent, are three words that would top her dictionary. She holds the courage to tackle difficulties instantaneously, without compromising on the quality. She loves experimenting with the design tools to unique artworks! Harshita’s continual optimistic and zesty attitude helps in making light of any situation.

Vel Murugan

Sr. Web Developer

Velmurugan is a developer and is passionate about creating dynamic and responsive websites, customizing modules and setting up scalable servers. He enjoys tweaking the user interface to generate more leads or transactions for the clients. His mantra in life is “No Pain, No Gain”. He enjoys watching movies and dining with his friends.

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Mohan Kumar R

Sr. Web Developer

Mohan Kumar has over 3 years experience in web development using Magento, WordPress and PhP based platforms. He enjoys cracking technical challenges and making responsive websites which clients will love. Mohan is a hard worker and doesn’t rest, until he is delighted with his work.

Karthikeyan

Android Application Developer

Karthikeyan is an experienced Android Application Developer. He has developed 2D Animation oriented projects, Chat Applications projects and has indepth knowledge in AND Engine Concepts. He also very passionate about creating mobile UI designs in Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator. In his spare time, he enjoys creating challenging Android Applications and Playing Video Games. His mantra is “When your work is good, It will speaks automatically in front of the world”.

Ravichandran

Sr. PHP developer

Ravi is a web developer with 4 years of experience in internet industry, He continue to dedicate his time in producing professional, innovative and creative solutions for a multitude of clients. He likes photography, long driving with unknown destination and adventure lover.

Vimal Michael

Sr. Web Developer

Vimal has completed his Masters in Computer Application from Marian College, Kerala and was previously, a Tech Superstar for an eCommerce company. He loves the finer things in life and enjoys meaningful conversations on various topics. He’s fun and exuberant. Expect him to catch you off-guard with his quick wit. He’s a convergent thinker, and you can bank on him to solve any problem.

Haridasan

Sr. Web Developer

Haridasan is a engineering graduate with diploma in computer science. With a motto of ‘Just Do It’, Haridasan is eager to code mobile responsive websites and fix any complex bugs. He enjoys learning about new developer tools and the latest in web technologies. With a friendly personality, Haridasan enjoys nothing more than spending quality time with friends.

Subramaniyam P

Web Developer

Subrmaniyam is a BE Computer Science graduate and has a passion for learning new trends and technologies in web development. He enjoys workings on development of custom themes and building responsive websites using the bootstrap framework. When not coding away on his computer, he enjoys long drives in his car and bike. His mantra is “Victory is highlights of try but defeat is native of try”.

Mohammed Ishak Rayyan

Web Developer

Ishak is a Computer Science engineer from Velammal Engineering College. He often gets lost in the thought of making challenging web applications. He is constantly driven by the fact that out of the box ideas are the real game changers and tries to implement them every now and then. Ishak is a try hard wanderlust and an ardent E-sports enthusiasts. Good movies and meals is what he would always look out for!

Abhishek Kumar

Head – Bangalore

Abhishek recently graduated from IIM Ahmedabad and Prior to his MBA, he has had stints with TCS and Tata Steel. He idolizes Rahul Dravid & his philosophy in life is simple- “Whatever the mind can conceive, it can achieve. Instead of worrying about things not in your control, Dream & chase your passion.” A published poet and a sports-buff, he reads on diverse topics and genre in his part-time. A really jovial person to hang around with; you know he is the go-to guy when you are bored.

Rachna Ganatra

Head – Business Development & Strategy

Rachna is a Business Development & Strategy Consultant. Her work experience of over a decade encompasses Marketing Analytics and Business Development in multiple verticals, i.e. Technology, Healthcare, FMCG and Ecommerce. Her ultimate mantra in life, she says quoting Marianne Williamson, “Atonement means putting love first.. in business as well as everything else”. An avid movie and theatre buff, she is also very social. If you suddenly realise the office has become noisy, you know who the culprit is.

Anuradha Nair

Head – Social Media Innovation

Anuradha has formerly worked with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) & has over 7 years of experience in marketing and creative writing. An advertisement fanatic since childhood, she knows all the ads, taglines and campaigns of all major brands by heart. When she is not busy obsessing over social media strategies she enjoys reading, writing travelogues and watching spoofs. She loves to talk and narrate stories all the time which has led many of her colleagues to slowly walk away!

Nandita Raman

Sr. Content specialist

A journalist by profession, Nandita likes to call herself a writer who talks a lot. A published writer, she has more than three years of experience in writing, reporting and editing in leading newspapers and magazines. She enjoys writing about people and bringing out their unique stories. When she is not busy writing, Nandita enjoys driving, reading, quizzing, shopping and cricket.

Sundar R

Sr. Digital Advertising and SEO Specialist

Sundar is an MBA Gold Medalist from M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore. He is certified in Digital Marketing, Inbound Marketing and Google AdWords. He has undertaken research on Social Media Strategy for Luxury Fashion Brands and has won the best paper award at an International Conference held in Singapore. He loves spending time online and is driven to help businesses scale online. When he’s not busy, he binge-watches various TV shows & movies on Netflix. One day, he plans to embark on a solo trip around the world and experience different cultures.

Sankar S

SEO Specialist

Sankar has completed his engineering in computer science and has a passion for learning & implementing new SEO Strategies, and closely follows the latest in the SEO world. In his free time, he enjoys catching up with close friends and playing/watching cricket. He’s motivated by the quote “When you’re about to give up remember those who said you’re not good enough”.

Boobalan

SEO Specialist

Boobalan has completed his Masters in Engineering and has a keen interest in learning the latest strategies in sustainable SEO. During his free time, he enjoys cooking, watching movies and spending time with family and friends. His motto is “Start from Nothing, Stop for Nothing”.

Ayesha Rafeeq

Content Specialist

Ayesha is an engineering graduate who goes to her “happy place” when she writes. She has worked with Chennai’s leading fashion and lifestyle magazines and also written content for various academic platforms ranging from kindergarten to university level. Apart from writing, she loves watching sit-coms and catching up on celebs on social media.

Rhea Jain

Content Specialist

Rhea is a mass media graduate from St. Xavier’s, Mumbai with a major in Branding. Having scribbled words ever since she could hold a pencil, she naturally gravitated towards writing as a profession. When she isn’t working, Rhea is usually picking up after her assorted pets or trawling Pinterest for recipes she’ll never make

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