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Profile

MD, Apostrofo Strategic Branding & Marcom International Pvt. Ltd

A strategic marcom specialist who has more than 20 years in handling myriad multinational brands in UAE, with many creative awards to 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. Founder / CMD of Apostrofo, Vice Chairman of Ema Manjeri Global Trust



Krishnakumar (KK) - CEO - APOSTROFO

A strategic marcom specialist who has more than 20 years in handling myriad multinational brands in UAE, with many creative awards to 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. Founder / CMD of Apostrofo, Vice Chairman of Ema Manjeri Global Trust



Afthab Shoukath - Founder & CEO - XPRESSO GLOBAL, Calicut.

A strategic marcom specialist who has more than 20 years in handling myriad multinational brands in UAE, with many creative awards to 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. Founder / CMD of Apostrofo, Vice Chairman of Ema Manjeri Global Trust



Sasi Menon - Founder & Director - Gateway ERP Solutions, UAE & INDIA

Sasi Menon is the founder/CMD of Gateway ERP. “ Operational control @ real time “ is the key success factor of any business in modern competitive world. A business process management consultancy thought, is translated in the form of manuals and procedures, which is tough to implement and maintain consistently. SME shares above 90% of total businesses anywhere in the world, where in they cannot afford expensive and time consuming implementation process. He transforms these challenges into a solution in 2007 by creating “GATEWAY ERP “ , a BPM software, to implement and automise business process management in various industry verticals. It is structured as a ready to use, BPM enabled, industry specific, economically viable, easy to implement, access from anywhere and with mobility. All offices in India and UAE are connected with modern communication technologies to serve better. His ultimate aim is to support SME to manage and grow as an MNC



Saro Chandra Bhooshan - Founder & CEO, Series-5 Labs, IIM-Bangalore

Founder / CEO of Series-5 Labs, an IIM Bangalore incubated company working on SDM-Software Defined Marketing Cloud, optimizes cloud computing for media and entertainment to deliver engaging digital media experiences on any platform, anytime, anywhere. Over 14 years of experience, proven track results as a 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



Dr. Pattathil Dhanya Menon - Founder & Managing Director, Avanzo Cyber Security.

India’s first woman cybercrime specialist, with more than 15 years of experience in cyber laws and cyber security solutions and 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 and now offers consultancy to over sixteen State Governments in India, including Kerala. In 2010, she has founded Avanzo and streamlined services into that vertical. In today’s digital data driven economy, when brands are moulded with process automation, Data protection is inevitable, after ensuring substantial brand strategy, advertising campaigns, website, ERP etc. Avanzo now offers consultancy in Formulating security policies for corporates, Cyber investigation for governments and corporates, Intellectual property rights ( IPR) in cyber space, Evidence retrieval acceptable in a court of law and Case presentation in front of adjudication officers ( India ). Apart from this Avanzo conducts Awareness Training Programmes for MNCs, Industry, Govt Depts etc, Cyber Legal Audit & IS Audit for Banks and Security Audit as per ISO 27001. 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



Ajith Rajan - Dubai ( Director - Apostrofo LLC, UAE )

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.



Zach Abraham - Co-Creative Founder & President, Us Communications, Canada

Zach has over 25 years 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



Shadwell Fernandez - Strategic Advertising & Marketing Analyst, Melobourne, AUS.

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



Suresh Kumar - Commercial Artist & Illustrator, New Delhi

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’



Srivilasan Madhavan - Corporate PR Strategist, Bangalore.

Corporate brand builder with over 25 years experience in marketing, advertising and PR communications.



Sugeeshma C - BDM, APOSTROFO

Masters in Economics from Calicut University and PG 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. Sugeeshma has set ready to fly off to London to join MBA



Sachin Ravindran - Product & Concept Designer (NID), Mumbai..

Design to him is a problem-solving discipline. As a Product Design Alum from 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



Sumil Sreedharan - Motion Graphic Artis

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 projects various 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