Mumbai, July 22, 2014: Ruksh Chatterji has been named as Vice President - India for Asia Pacific's leading media technology platform Komli Media.
Ruksh joins Komli from Jabong, one of fastest growing e-commerce businesses in India, where he ran the apparel business, delivering nearly half the company’s revenues. Prior to Jabong, Ruksh was a management consultant at Bain & Company in New York, where he worked across the private-equity group, pharmaceuticals, industrials and media practices. Before Bain, Ruksh spent nearly a decade in various media roles, beginning with NDTV.com in 1999, transitioning to an ‘on-air’ role as a broadcast journalist for the network in New Delhi. Following a brief stint as an independent documentary filmmaker, Ruksh worked as a cameraperson with Bollywood director Prakash Jha on his film ‘Apaharan’ and as cinematographer for director Maneesh Sharma’s 16-mm art film ‘Sifar’, which won a special mention at Cannes.
In 2005, Ruksh joined Rajdeep Sardesai, as part of the founding team of CNN-IBN’s Mumbai Bureau, where he set-up editorial operations and support functions, apart from specializing in investigative reporting and covering crime & terrorism. As one of the youngest bureau-chief’s in the TV news industry at 27, Ruksh co-anchored the primetime-show India-360. Ruksh has an undergrad degree in electronics from Delhi University; a masters in mass communication from MCRC, Jamia and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
“I am excited to join Komli Media, a leader in digital advertising, at a pivotal point as the company transitions to focus on platform technologies” says Ruksh, “As a billion Indians leapfrog into becoming consumers of digital content and services, especially through mobile and apps, Komli with its unparalleled offering of digital advertising solutions is uniquely poised to capture a significant market opportunity. I look forward to working with the team to help the company reach its goals.”