The Founder / CMD of Apostrofo, Vice Chairman of Ema Manjeri Global Trust.A strategic MARCOM specialist who has more than 20 years of experience in handling myriad multinational brands in UAE, with many prestigious awards for his contribution including London International Awards(LIA), Cresta International Advertising Awards, New York Festival Awards etc. 15000+ creative visuals, 575+ photo shoots..Films, Events.. and a burning desire to do more.
Media Professional with thirty years of experience in Media Marketing ( All media formats - TV, Print, Radio & Digital) in India and the gulf. In depth understanding of Media landscape and marketing communication trends in both offline and online media. Worked with top media houses in India like Bennett Coleman & Co (Times of India Group), Malayala Manorama Group etc. Played a key role in launching Malayala Manorama Newspaper and Television in the Gulf. He is the Director and CEO of Apostrofo.
Zach has over 25 years of experience in the advertising industry. He began his career at JWT as a copywriter and has developed a valuable portfolio of international experience across a wide category spanning, consumer, packaged goods, financial, automotive and healthcare. Prior to starting Us Communications in Canada, he was Associate Creative Director at Anderson DDB responsible for all the Digital and Direct work produced by the agency. Zach has won a number of national and international awards for creative excellence including the London International Advertising Award, The New York Festival, The One Show, The Webby, IN AWE, RX Club NY, Mobius and RSVP among others. He was also a judge for the New York Festival Interactive Awards.
Afthab Shoukath an entrepreneur, business consultant, speaker, and trainer with an experience of 12+ Years in education, entertainment, events, branding, and consulting. He kick-started his career as the CEO of ‘PEEVEEAAR’ Metro village " The largest ever township in Kerala" and CEO of Benchmark International School Manjeri. Then moved on to business consultancy and started ASA consulting. Xpresso Global is his new initiative focussing on events. Within a short span he created a benchmark in the industry with 100 + mega events, launched 50+ premium brands across 25+ industries. Afthab has won several awards such as the “Young entrepreneur” and “Outstanding business personality”.
Founder / CEO of Series-5 Labs, an IIM Bangalore incubated enterprise. Over 14 years of experience, proven track results as an R&D Engineer and an innovator in enterprise software product development with expertise in Software Defined Networking (SDN), ‘Openstack’, Cloud Software Platform development, Web Technologies, OLTP and Operating system Internals’. SDM-Software Defined Marketing’ is a unique concept aimed at providing digital experiences to customers, brand engagements, public mobility management, media asset management etc. in ‘Real Time’. This in turn will provide rich user experience to consumers and deep customer insights to brand owners in Real Time resulting in focussed and meaningful engagements with customers.
Sasi Menon is the founder/CMD of Gateway ERP. “Real Time Operational Control” is the key to success for any business. SMEs consists of over 90 % of the total business houses in the world and majority of them continue to follow the traditional operating procedures due to variety of reasons. Modern digital tools and platforms are still outer bounds to many due to financial constraints. GATEWAY ERP, a BPM software was designed to meet the requirements of primarily SMEs. It offers customized and automated solutions to all industry verticals as: a ready to use, economically viable, easy to implement with access from anywhere options.
An experienced Regional Director with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Having worked with OMD ( www.OMD.com), the world's largest media network with more than 13,000 people working in over 100 countries, he has crafted his career as a Strong business development professional, skilled in Marketing Management, Digital Strategy, Negotiation, Customer Insight, and Integrated Marketing over a decade in the middle east. Been a career media executive with over 20 years of experience working on the marketing activities of different brands such as Apple, Chanel, L'Oreal, McDonald's, Pepsi, Visa, Standard Chartered Bank, du, Mercedes Benz, Nissan, Noor Bank, General Electric, amongst others, for MENA (Middle East & North Aftrica) and global marketing activities of Etihad Airways and Dubai Holdings.
Manoj Menon joins hands with APOSTROFO team as a UAE's Country Head to explore the marketing objectives of all our verticals. Dubai being the springboard for the global market, our geo-strategic and business objectives will be fulfilled with greater momentum.
India’s first woman cybercrime investigator, over 15 years of experience in cyber laws and cyber security, recipient of ‘Woman of the Year‘ award from the President of India, Dr Pattathil Dhanya Menon, pursued her career in Cyber Crime, a phenomenon that a newly Digital India was slowly waking up to. Worked as a consultant for the Govt. of India, She now offers consultancy to over sixteen State Governments in India, including Kerala. In today’s digital data driven economy, when brands are moulded with process automation, ‘Data protection’ is of paramount importance. Avanzo now offers consultancy in Formulating security policies for corporates, Intellectual property rights ( IPR) in cyber space, Cyber forensics, Cyber Legal Audit & IS Audit for Banks and Security Audit as per ISO 27001. Cyber investigation for governments and Case presentation in front of adjudication officers ( India ). Avanzo also conducts Awareness Training Programmes for MNCs, Industry, Govt Depts etc, Avanzo also runs a programme called CAP (Cyber Awareness Programme) in schools to make kids and their parents aware of the risks we face in the virtual world.
Corporate brand builder with over 25 years of experience in marketing, advertising and PR communications.
Advertising and Marketing Professional with global experience in marketing brand such as Mahindra and Mahindra, Godrej, Nelco, Giordano, Subaru and Victoria University, Australia. Equipped with a Masters Degree in Business and tons of experience in crafting strategic advertising and marketing plans, Shadwell is your key contact for business in Australia.
Dubai-based young entrepreneur and a qualified Telecommunication Engineer with vast experience in Core technologies and with SUN, HPE ,EMC, CISCO, IBM technologies etc. He started a company in 2014 with a good clientele that includes Nokia Mobikeum Oberthir Morpho Gemalto Thales Mobileum etc, along with UAE's Etisalat. He has handled multiple Telco projects in the Middle East & Africa, Europe, and Asian subcontinent successfully. With his technological interest and engineering passion, Ajith has got into the world of acoustics wherein made use of his innovative ideas and diversified his business into audio visual and media production.
Masters in Economics from Calicut University and PG diploma in International Business, Sugeeshma holds a position of Business Development Manager at Apostrofo Olive for the last 2+ years. With a research mind and economics background, she is enthusiastic about conceptualizing Brand strategies and has actively involved in some projects.
Design to him is a problem-solving discipline. As a Product Design Alumnus of National Institute of Design (NID) Ahmedabad & Former Head of Concept Design at GM Modular Pvt. Ltd, Sachin Ravindran demonstrates great work. With a history of mainly designing home electronics, he displays strong arts and professional skills in Design Management, User interface Design, Concept Development, and Design Thinking. An exceptional and passionate team leader who believes that design is to make a product, space, or service easier and simple to use, while it holds visual prowess as the user experiences it.
Born in 1963, he was schooled in London & graduated in Commercial Arts from Delhi College of Art. He is currently a visiting faculty in two Design Schools in the capital to share his vast experience & professional knowledge to enthusiastic students. Throughout his career he has been recruited by many ad agencies like Anthem, Mudra Communications, Contract, Lintas, Trikaya Grey, etc. He has created brand mascots, illustrated creatives for Nestle’s MilkyBar & Milo, Dabur’s Hajmola & McDonald’s. Over the years he has even created various caricatures, cartoons, etc. for The Times of India, Hindustan Times, Target Magazine, and many other such publications. Mr. Suresh Kumar is listed with the panel of artists at the Department of Posts. He has created more than 120 Postage Stamps for the Govt. of India. The latest from that lot was launched by the PM in October 2019. One can find his current work on display in New Delhi at various venues such as the ‘Art Alive Gallery’, ‘Artoholic’s Gallery’, and ‘Passage Art’.
A Motion Graphics Artist with immense passion and digitalized imagination, and years of experience in ad films, movies and corporate videos. Sumil Sreedharan has niched his place in the CG world, through various projects in India and abroad with his expertise in VFX, 3D animation, Stereoscopic 3D, compositing..etc. He is well versed with Autodesk Maya, 3DMax, Adobe After Effects, Nuke, Adobe premiere pro, and Photoshop.
An Engineering Graduate who has immense passion towards writing. She handles the Copywriting with an innate skill of absorbing clients’ insight and converting them to communication of various levels and audiences, by articulating parameters and metaphors attached with it. Amritha is part of the Office Administration wing of Apostrofo. With an aim to become technologically advanced in Digital Marketing, she is pursuing her advanced Digital Marketing Programme and is on board with IIT, Delhi.
Graduate in Computer Science and is pursuing a quest for innovations and experiments in software development with his expertise in Front-end And Back-end. for many years. He is the team head of Website and E Commerce at Apostrofo. He has successfully completed different overseas projects that have transcended above the client expectations in both website design and development.