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Ram Gopalan

Self Employed
New Delhi Area, India
Ram is a freelance digital marketing consultant, a certified executive coach & spends time with several non-profit organisations. Till May 2012, he was VP & Country Manager with SapientNitro. He was responsible for growing the client base in India and in the region. He setup the team that went on to win a Bronze Effie for Sprite and a Gold and Silver Creative Abby for ABSOLUT. In his first stint at Sapient, Ram spent eight years in a pure technology role and managed large-scale distributed e-commerce projects across North America, Europe & India in a highly demanding Fixed-Time/ Fixed-Price model. He also spent time with the CIO’s organization and managed Sapient’s Enterprise Applications team He began his career in advertising with Leo Burnett and subsequently worked with technology start-ups such as Rediff.com and Tangerine/Network 18, moving on to head the digital initiative at Rediffusion Y&R. Ram holds an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and is a graduate from BITS Pilani.• Profiled – Outlook Money – Dec 2012 • Jury Member – Indian Digital Media Awards – Apr 2012 – Article • Guest Speaker - iMedia Brand Summit – Jan 2012 - Video • Quoted - The Hindu Business Line – Dec 2011 – Article • Profiled – India Digital Review – Oct 2011 - Article • Interview - Paul Writer – May 2011 – Video • Interview – TechGig – Apr 2011 - Article • Guest Speaker – Ad Tech – Apr 2011 - Video • Featured – NDTV Profit – Sep 2010 - Video • Interview – Microsoft TechEd – May 2010 – Video