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Our Team

Our Team

Our Dedicated Professionals

Our team members come from diverse geographies and backgrounds. However, they have one thing in common. They have all grown up on the streets of real India, and so they connect naturally with India’s culture and ethos. They intuitively understand the hearts and minds of real India - their dreams, aspirations, challenges and emotional need gaps.

Pankaj Acharya

Founder and Managing Director

Pankaj Acharya

Founder and Managing Director

Our Founder and Managing Director, Pankaj Acharya is an engineering and management graduate with a wealth of experience in advertising and marketing. He founded Purple Focus in 1995. A serial entrepreneur, he is the co-founder of several other firms such as Fusion Events, Saints & Warriors Communications, Mad(e) in India and Purple Spot. He was conferred the 'Most Promising Entrepreneur Award' by Enterprise Asia at Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) in 2011. Recently, he was also honoured with the prestigious '100 Most Influential Retail Leaders' citation at the Asia Retail Congress 2016, India.

Rohit Bindal

Director

Rohit Bindal

Director

The director of Purple Focus & Fusion Events, Rohit is a management graduate from Institute of Management Studies, Indore. He started his illustrious innings in advertising and marketing in 1995. He is a core member of the Purple Focus Group and leads the client interaction team based out of Indore. Rohit is also the head of media at Purple Focus.

Alok Tilwankar

Co-founder and CEO, Fusion Events

Alok Tilwankar

Co-founder and CEO, Fusion Events

Alok Tilwankar, is the the co-founder and CEO of Fusion Events. He is a management graduate with over two decades of experience. His keen insights, strategic planning and in-depth knowledge of events and activation has earned him the reputation of being a veritable master of events management. Alok is a brilliant singer and boasts of an awesome collection of old Hindi film songs.

Ashish Upadhyaya

Executive Director

Ashish Upadhyaya

Executive Director

Ashish leads the client interface team and is in-charge of the company’s Delhi operations. He started his career in advertising in 1990. A great people’s person, Ashish is a strategic planner with a hands-on understanding of the Indian customer, their perceptions, beliefs and attitudes.

Dheeraj Kunzru

Consulting Creative Director

Dheeraj Kunzru

Consulting Creative Director

Dheeraj Kunzru is an advertising and branding expert with a creative core. He has over two decades of experience which includes creating, planning, supervising and implementing multi-level, national and regional advertising campaigns. In his free time, he loves to dig old film songs, read books and also takes keen interest in everything related to cricket. Dheeraj is a foodie.

Shelendra Vijayvargiya

Chief Financial Officer

Shelendra Vijayvargiya

Chief Financial Officer

Shelendra is the backbone of the finance and legal matters. He captains the ship with his super-sharp thinking and rich experience in this field. When he is not in the working zone, he would be seen in a relaxed mode watching movies or listening to music. He also loves to travel.

Rajesh Acharya

Founder & CEO, Purple Spot Media

Rajesh Acharya

Founder & CEO, Purple Spot Media

Rajesh spearheads the team of Purple Spot Media, the group’s OOH & Retail solutions vertical. Rajesh constantly endeavors to leverage emerging technologies in the OOH and Retail space to offer unique solutions to the group’s clients. He is a passionate western music and movie buff. His collection of songs and movies and his encyclopaedic knowledge on these subjects is legendary in this part of the world.

Mohit Bhargava

Director, Fusion Events

Mohit Bhargava

Director, Fusion Events

Talk about spearheading and managing national level events, exhibitions, conventions, conferences & road shows for a wide array of brands, and you are talking about Mohit. A savage team player, Mohit has a great eye for detail & possesses expert knowledge of execution of events. He is a health freak. When he is not planning a mega event, he is either participating in a marathon or burning calories at a gym.

Ashish Dashore

Account Director

Ashish Dashore

Account Director

Beginning his career in advertising and marketing in 1998, Ashish is now working with Purple Focus as an Account Director. He is adept at growing revenues, market-share expansion & brand management across markets, defining team scopes & deploying innovative initiatives for organisations. Ashish loves to spend time with his family. He is also an avid trekker.

Amin Khan

Client Servicing Director

Amin Khan

Client Servicing Director

Amin is a go-getter with a focus on the right set of deliveries for any client, he is a people’s person and you can see him talking to his clients for more than just work. He comes with a practical and a consumer-centric approach while taking over responsibilities for any client. Amin is an avid animal lover and has been devoting his leisure time to animal welfare and animal rescues.

Praveen Karpe

Creative Director (Art)

Praveen Karpe

Creative Director

Praveen, with his awesome designing work, creates magic in brand design and brand communication. When it comes to make things look good, he is a wizard. When not at his desk, he is most likely to be found in the nature doing some photography or even sketching a landscape in his drawing book. His work has won him many accolades and he inspires his team to do the best.

Vallan Anthony

Creative Director (Copy)

Vallan Anthony

Creative Director (Copy)

Vallan is a Commerce Graduate with close to two decades of rich experience in the Advertising Industry. He guides and mentors his team to bring out the best in them. His touch provides that edge to every piece of communication that comes out from the desk of his team. His work has won him many awards too. Out of the working zone, Vallan is most likely to be seen training, playing Mark Knopfler in his playlist or just playing football with his friends. He is an awesome singer also who loves to stay fit and focussed with yoga and meditation.

Aniruddha Barde

Creative Director

Aniruddha Barde

Creative Director

Aniruddha Barde is the creative director at the Mumbai office and works with the team to come-up with fresh ideas and designs that works for the brand. He is a good observer and studies people’s behaviours closely. In his leisure time, he is most likely to be seen playing guitar or revising a foreign language that he is learning.

Prasad Ratnaparkhi

Head – Buying and Merchandising, MII

Prasad Ratnaparkhi

Head – Buying and Merchandising, MII

Prasad heads the buying and merchandising team of Mad(e) In India. He is a textile engineer by profession and brings with him close to one and a half decades of rich experience working with companies such as The Shirt Company, Globus, Killer & The Bombay Store. His project on “Natural Dyes & It’s applications on Textiles” won him the 1st prize at the National level. He loves to travel and explore new places.

Sachin Ghanekar

Design Head

Sachin Ghanekar

Design Head

Sachin Ghanekar is the design head, and uses his rich experience to groom the creative team to come up with strikingly brilliant pieces of communication. He seeks inspiration from things and events happening around him and in the world. This is probably why his leisure activities include photography, doodling and travelling.

Amit Vishwakarma

Founder and Managing Director, Olega Films

Amit Vishwakarma

Founder and Managing Director, Olega Films

A creatively driven professional who holds a degree in fine arts is majorly indulged in production and execution of our Major Advertising Campaigns and Films.

Saleem Anwar

Client Servicing

Saleem Anwar

Client Servicing

Saleem is a diploma holder in Advertising from the YMCA. In his career as a brand servicing executive, Saleem has worked closely with clients such as VE Commercial Vehicles, Airtel, Vodafone, L'Oréal and Eicher, among others. Saleem comes with abundant hands-on experience in printing technology and retail touchpoint POSM. A quiet person with an ever-smiling face, he is our Mr. Dependable. He sets newer standards in commitment and hard-work, everyday.

Mansi Mishra

Client Servicing Manager

Mansi Mishra

Client Servicing Manager

Mansi is a sharp thinker and possesses brilliant interpersonal communication skills. She has a good understanding of what the client precisely needs and works closely with the creative team on brand communication. She likes travelling and watching movies. She is fond of dance and likes to break in to a move whenever possible.

Aradhika Mittal

Client Servicing Executive

Aradhika Mittal

Client Servicing Executive

A quintessential Delhi girl, Aradhika is a multimedia and mass communications graduate from DU. Her outgoing nature and never-say-die attitude sits perfectly with her role as a brand servicing executive. Aradhika is a multifaceted personality. She is a trained classical dancer, has nationally represented her college basketball team, and has also recently appeared in a music video. Ask her what she enjoys the most and pat comes the reply, ‘a smile on my client's face’.

Yoshita Jain

Client Servicing Executive

Yoshita Jain

Client Servicing Executive

Yoshita Jain, a graduate from Narsee Monjee, Mumbai and a diploma holder in social media marketing is a client servicing executive for digital space. She has her way with words and is pretty convincing. She loves watching movies and TV Shows.

Anushka Acharya

Client Servicing Executive

Anushka Acharya

Client Servicing Executive

Anushka Acharya, with her girl-next-door vibe makes sure there's never a dull moment. She is a client servicing executive who has an eye for detail. She has completed her graduation in multimedia from EMRC (DAVV) and post graduation in public relations and corporate communication from Xavier's Institute of Communication, Mumbai. She enjoys reading, cooking and dancing in her free time.

Abhishek Chavan

Manager - Client Servicing

Abhishek Chavan

Manager - Client Servicing

Abhishek is a management graduate from Don Bosco Institute of Management and Research (Mumbai). He has more than 4 years of experience in Marketing & Branding and is a part of the client servicing team in Mumbai. Over the years, Abhishek has worked with clients like Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Marico, Parle Products, Triggo Beverages, Total Lubricants, Navneet Publications to name a few. Abhishek is a keen follower of sports especially football and cricket. He has also represented Mumbai team in athletics at university level.

Ashish Basya

Senior Visualizer

Ashish Basya

Senior Visualizer

With more than 10 years of experience in designing, he likes to read blogs and keep track of current advertising trends. He usually keeps to himself but is one of the most creative minds handling our projects.

Paresh Taunk

Visualizer

Paresh Taunk

Visualizer

With 12 years of experience in graphic designing, he likes to listen to music while working and is ready for a healthy banter anytime. In his spare time he enjoys photography and the nature.

Anshuman Kamle

Graphic designer

Anshuman Kamle

Graphic designer

With a rich experience of more than 15 years, his mantra for consistency is extensive research before developing the designs for his clients. His focus is on details like font selection, colour combination etc. He regularly meditates and likes spending time in peaceful locations.

Jugal Verma

Graphic Designer

Jugal Verma

Graphic Designer

Jugal has a creative edge and is serious and committed to his projects. He loves playing chess and cricket in leisure time. He likes to spend time in nature for relieving stress. He has been in the industry for around 12 years.

Shailendra Sharma

Graphic Designer

Shailendra Sharma

Graphic Designer

Shailendra is a cheerful individual who has keen interests in sketching and typography and holds a 10 years’ experience in the industry. He loves painting which allows him to improve his designs aesthetically. He loves watching cricket and listening to upbeat music.

Azmat Ali

Senior Visualizer

Azmat Ali

Senior Visualizer

Having completed his B. Com. from Mumbai University, Azmat took a step towards realising his love for arts by completing his degree in applied arts from Rachna Sansad. Azmat has been operating as a creative designer since 2007, being versatile in his work with a variety of major brands like Sun Pharma, GSK, Novartis, HDFC Life, Saregama HMV, ICICI, Kriti Oil, Navneet, Hathway, Total, DOMS, Nexon Paints, Patrika etc. just to name a few. To add another degree to his merit, he perused another diploma is designing from Saboo Siddik. His previous experience has been with companies like Better Communication and Innovex Advertising.

Dishant Prakash Gharat

Graphic Designer

Dishant Prakash Gharat

Graphic Designer

Dishant is a true-blue graphic designer with a core experience of 6 years in this field. Having completed his professional diploma in graphic designing from DSM Creative, his work has been synonymous with print advertising over the years, which is now also migrating into digital advertising. A cricket enthusiast and a music lover, Dishant rests his mind either hitting boundaries or by losing himself to Bollywood and Marathi music. His prior experience has been with organisations like Reproscan and Superlekha.

Mitesh Mohan Bhatadye

Graphic Designer

Mitesh Mohan Bhatadye

Graphic Designer

A diploma holder in Arts from L.S Raheja School of Art, Mitesh flaunts a variety of skills in illustration, visualization, graphics and design. Coming from a core designing background, his previous ventures have been with organisations like Hustrom Design Studio and Mad In India. A hodophile, with a never-ending love for travel and photography, Mitesh has always had an eye for art. His resume highlights a list of brands like Hopscotch, Cipla, MP Tourism etc. before taking-on on our clients like Total, Nexon and DOMS.

Amarjeet Harilal Jaiswar

Administration

Amarjeet Harilal Jaiswar

Administration

Amar brings with him a personality which is made to compliment the creative industry with his primary hobbies being singing and poetry reflecting his inclination towards arts. A Bachelor of Arts from Purvanchal University, he brings on-board an experience of 18 years of working with organisations like Ckova, Oberoi, Ramada, Raj – Leela etc. prior to becoming a part of the Purple Focus admin team. Being associated with advertising agencies, Amar has picked up many useful skills in graphic designing and is working on platforms like Tally.

Rakesh Kumar

Graphic Designer

Rakesh Kumar

Graphic Designer

Rakesh Kumar is a graphic designer with a rich work experience of more than 10 years. He is well-versed with all types of softwares and has worked on brands across categories, notably VE Commercial Vehicles, L'Oréal, Nike, Adidas, Zodiac, Lakme, Lotus, Airtel, Vodafone and many others . Rakesh hails from Gurugram and is an ardent gym lover. He is also ex-Mr. Gurugram.

Rewa Barpute

Copywriter

Rewa Barpute

Copywriter

With 11 years of rich experience, she is observant and has an eye for detail. She is an avid reader and her favourite genres are fantasy and fiction. She is a big Harry Potter fan as well. She loves travelling, watching movies and observing people. Learning-unlearning-relearning is her mantra.

Preeti Ghosh

Copywriter

Preeti Ghosh

Copywriter

Preeti started her career with Purple Focus. She has a degree in Journalism and Advertising. She actively participates in social activities off-work. She has learned classical music which soothes her mind after a long day.

Prashant Jha

Copy Writer

Prashant Jha

Copy Writer

Prashant is a post graduate in film-making and production. His love for the screen showcases in ad film-making also with his portfolio including a 2 years’ experience of having worked with brands like Flipkart, Kohler, Relaxo, HDFC etc. as a creative associate director & copywriter. Some of his works have been released in some of the leading short film platforms of our country like 'Pocket Films' & 'Royal Stag Large Short Films'. A film-maker who creates and a man behind the lens who captures, Prashant holds handy experience in all the departments of creative arts. His previous stints have been with The Fictionary, Walkabout Films and FNW Studio.

Hrishabh Dev

Creative director

Hrishabh Dev

Creative director

A diploma holder in 3D animation from MAAC, Bhopal, Hrishabh has a creative inclination and can be found sketching, dancing, writing or making wooden miniatures in his spare time.

Mukul Lokre

Animation Director

Mukul Lokre

Animation Director

Mukul is a graduated from EDIT Multimedia, Punjab with B.Sc. in multimedia. He has also completed a certification course in animation and gained further experience in NID. His other interests include sketching, clay sculpting, gymnastics and singing.

Vikas Somani

Accounts Manager

Vikas Somani

Accounts Manager

Vikas has been a core member of the accounts team for more than a decade now. He relishes listening to music and watching new exciting movies in his leisure time.

Vineet Sugandhi

Accounts Manager

Vineet Sugandhi

Accounts Manager

Vineet is one of the oldest employees here and has been associated with Purple Focus for 18 years. He works in the accounts department and is a veteran for the company. He can be seen making his co-workers smile with his gigs.

Rajesh Singh

Accounts Manager

Rajesh Singh

Accounts Manager

Rajesh Singh is an Accounts Manager with more than 12 years of experience. In his spare time he likes to listen to music and relax. He like to keeps himself updated with the latest news headlines.

Mahendra Madne

Assistant Production In-charge, Print & Media

Mahendra Madne

Assistant Production In-charge, Print & Media

Mahendra is a one-man army and is often seen running around the office co-ordinating with everyone, making sure every task is completed smoothly. In his leisure time he likes to dance and play cricket.

Pooja Ahir

Administration

Pooja Ahir

Administration

Pooja extends a warm welcome to every visitor at our office in Indore. Warm and courteous, she also takes care of travel bookings of our team. When she is not in working mode, she is most likely to be seen shaking a leg to the latest dance number.

Mukesh Malviya

IT Head

Mukesh Malviya

IT Head

Mukesh is one of the oldest members of Purple Focus. He is often seen enjoying to the 80's playlist when he's not working. Mukesh keeps himself updated with the latest news headlines and also enjoys being a part of political discussions.

Sunil Malviya

DTP Operator

Sunil Malviya

DTP Operator

Sunil is a happy-go-lucky kind of person who owns a brown belt in Karate. He loves listening to music and relaxing after a long day at work.