Saurabh Saksena

Senior Vice President & Chief Growth Officer, J Walter Thompson, New Delhi, India

Saurabh Saksena is a creative communicator who has worked over 22 years in diverse areas of communication across media, across four communications agencies and one media company.

He currently manages brands and projects across categories. He also heads two business verticals of JWT, namely Thompson Social (development sector communication specialist) and JWT STAR (stands for Small Town And Rural) – a full-service agency that works on small town and rural activation projects. In addition, he is responsible for the growth of Delhi office.

Previously, he has worked with Clarion Communications, Mudra DDB, Ogilvy and India’s No. 1 afternoon newspaper- Mid Day. He has managed a wide array of brands in categories like FMCG, consumer durables, retail, e-commerce, technology, telecom, and various development sector and social marketing projects.

He has experience in areas like branding & design, digital and social media, developing communication strategies and programmes to low income and/ or rural audiences.

He enjoys travelling and is an avid amateur photographer.