JWT Launches Worldmakers In India
New York, NY (March 05, 2013) — JWT announced today a new Indian edition of Worldmakers, hosted by Bob Jeffrey, JWT Worldwide Chairman and CEO. Worldmakers, a Web-based talk show series created and produced by JWT, first launched in January 2012. The latest edition of Worldmakers takes the conversation to Mumbai, where Jeffrey meets with the leading innovators, storytellers and entrepreneurs who are influencing technology and industry in India and beyond.
Today, the growing influence of digital continues to draw our world closer together than ever before. This evolution places critical emphasis on global brands and companies to understand developing markets like India. Meeting with the country’s most influential creative and business-minded thought leaders, Worldmakers India delves into the nuances of the country and what it means to be both creative and successful in the market. Worldmakers India guests include:
- Akhil Gupta, senior managing director and chairman of Blackstone India
- Prahlad Kakar, leading Indian ad film director
- Roopak Saluja, founder and managing director of Bang Bang Films
- Ram Madhvani, award-winning ad film director
- Rahul Bose, Indian actor, screenwriter, director and rugby player
- Dibakar Banerjee, film director and screenwriter
- Tara Sharma, British Indian actress
- Colvyn Harris, CEO JWT South Asia
JWT’s WORLMADE outlook seeks influence and inspiration from the international community, and the growing Indian market is an important one for advertisers and brands looking to identify emerging global opportunities.
"India is an important driver of global economy and a key market across many industries. Our candid conversations with the influencers who are driving change and shaping culture in India offer powerful WORLDMADE insights into opportunities and strategies for future success in this growing market,” said Jeffrey.
JWT is the world’s best-known marketing communications brand. Headquartered in New York, JWT is a true global network with more than 200 offices in over 90 countries employing nearly 10,000 marketing professionals. JWT consistently ranks among the top agency networks in the world and continues a dominant presence in the industry by staying on the leading edge—from producing the first-ever TV commercial in 1939 to today, developing award-winning branded content. JWT embraces a WORLDMADE philosophy, making things inspired by the world through blending technological innovation with international imagination. JWT has forged deep relationships with clients including Bayer, Bloomberg, Brand USA, Diageo, Ford, HSBC, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg’s, Kimberly-Clark, Kraft, Macy’s, Mondelez, Nestlé, Nokia, Rolex, Royal Caribbean, Schick, Shell, Unilever, Vodafone, Vonage and many others. JWT’s parent company is WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, please visit http://www.jwt.com and follow us @JWT_Worldwide.
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