Vice President-Audience & Experimental Marketing, SAP Asia Pacific & Japan
Rajesh is a Senior marketing & business leader with over 2 decades experience in marketing, sales, Operations and strategy across start-ups and large multinational organizations IT, FMCG and Industrial product markets
Currently the Leader for Audience, Industry and Digital marketing in Asia Pac & Japan region, Rajesh joined SAP in 2010 to lead marketing in Indian Sub continent and has been a core part of the team instrumental in the significant growth in the region since then.
Rajesh’s career spans over two decades, with experience across Technology & Consumer companies like Seagram, Perfetti, Microsoft , SAP & HCL. His areas of expertise include Startups, Marketing, Sales , Trade & Alliances , Operations & General Management.
Rajesh received his degree in Engineering from NIT Kurukshetra, MBA from IIM-Calcutta and has completed a program on Leadership from Wharton. Rajesh is a regular speaker at Industry & marketing events and visiting faculty at prestigious business schools. Rajesh was honored with the Brand Leadership Award by CMO Asia and recognized among ’50 Most talented CMOs’ in India in 2012. He is a member on CII National Marketing Committee, Chairman- World Brand Congress and Chairperson of Advisory Council for DMAI convention . He was speaker at the recent World Marketing Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and also on the jury panel for the Advertising Club Bangalore 2013 and Marketer of The Year awards by DMAi in 2014.
Rajesh is passionate about supporting the cause of women empowerment and care for the elderly. He contributes his time on Board of Advisors of Biz Divas and Nana Nani.org – two nonprofit organizations in these fields. When not busy with work, Rajesh enjoys travel, food, photography , reading and painting.