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Our Team

  • Chaaya Baradhwaaj Founder - MD

    Chaaya sowed the seeds of BC Web Wise in 2000. Her work as a business journalist with magazines such as Businessworld and Business Today fuelled her belief in digital as a game changer for the modern Indian consumer as well as the most critical channel for the next level of business growth for Indian brands. But setting up and managing one of the few independently owned digital agencies in the country was no easy task. Keeping a watch on the constant transformation in a rapidly evolving digital industry, Chaaya has independently led BC Web Wise and established it as a leading agency with a reputed client portfolio and world class strategic brand solutions. Under her leadership, BC Web Wise has collected many honours, including the award for Best Growth Strategy (2016) by the Ascent Foundation, and being named among India’s best digital agencies by ET Brand Equity for six years in a row. A devoted follower of the teachings of Swami Bhagawan Shree Paramahamsa Nithyananda, Chaaya has inculcated the values of self-belief in the team at BC Web Wise leading us to where we are today. Respected as a digital guru and celebrated as an entrepreneur, Chaaya has been a speaker at several digital marketing seminars, round-tables, and is an active participant at educational forums for young professionals in the digital space. She has shared her expertise on esteemed juries in the advertising world, such as the New York Ad Fest and AAAI Goa Ad Fest on several occasions.

  • Asha Ravaliya Sr.V.P. – Finance

    Asha has a couple of things in common with the song 'Dil Hai Chhota Sa...' Just like the song is about dreaming big, Asha has been an integral part of our journey towards becoming a leading independent agency. And though not many know her penchant for 'doing shayari', she is quite full of melodious words and memorable one-liners. But beware, there is no 'bholi si Asha...'. A shrewd and seasoned finance professional, she has a lot of experience playing our in-house devil's advocate. If it is honest criticism you seek, she is your best hope. In an overly crowded digital ecosystem, she and her team keep us financially competitive and help our clients plan spends so that they can get the most out of their digital marketing budgets.

  • Sales & Strategy

    Shanmukha Vaidyanathan Chief Strategy Officer

    Jaya Bhatia VP Sales

    Siddharth Pednekar VP Strategy & Media

    Alok Garg VP Sales

    Shanmukha is our lead in developing blueprints for our long term growth and providing effective advice on strategic topics like Growth, Process Efficiency and Transformation.

    He brings 25 years of experience in driving growth and transformation in IT, Consulting and Competitive Intelligence sectors. He has played important roles at Atos, Futurebridge, Mahindra Group, Wipro etc.

    He comes with an engineering background with a Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering from K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering and a Master's from the Indian Institute of Management - Lucknow in Marketing and Systems.

    He actively participates in the Rotary Club, enjoys listening to classical music and plays cricket.

    He believes in being a lifetime student and spends a lot of time learning from his 4 year old son

    Jaya has over 17 years of experience in handling agency businesses. She moved to Digital Advertising Industry with the pioneers - BC Web Wise. She has also held leadership roles for reputed agencies. Most recently, she was Chief Growth Officer (CGO) and has had hands-on experience on the Technology side of the Business.

    Today, she has experience across Digital Businesses using technology to create new value in business models, customer experiences and the internal capabilities that support its core operations.

    Siddharth has singled handedly set up our ORM department and built the team therein. He is spearheading our plans for growth from this business, even as he focuses on bringing high-net worth clients for BC Web Wise. He is responsible for signing up one of the agency's biggest clients.

    Alok comes with over 20 years of experience, out of which about 12 years is from the digital media industry. He has handled key positions in agencies in the past. He has acquired and executed businesses worth multi-million dollars, with clients in India and the world over, from various industry sectors. About his appointment as a VP - Sales at BC Web Wise, Alok says, "Today, we are experiencing a shift in the market. With a great number of brands turning to digital to spearhead their marketing initiatives, there is a need for agencies that are capable enough to address clients’ every requirement. I believe BC Web Wise is one agency that fits the bill perfectly, with a holistic approach towards every aspect of digital – be it tech, creative, strategy or media."

  • Media, SEO & Analytics

    Vishal Agrahari Media Head

    Vijay Chauhan Media Director

    Amit Kamthe Sr. Media Manager

    Bighnesh Mahapatra Sr. Media Manager

    Vishal Agrahari is a Graduate in Mathematics (BSc.) from Mumbai University. With over 13 years of experience in Digital Marketing, Vishal Agrahari has worked for many flagship brands. An excellent team player, he is always up for a challenge and believes in going the extra mile to meet client requirements. Vishal is a good sportsman and loves playing cricket. He is also especially fond of Bollywood music

    Amit believes in the simple philosophy, “if you can’t understand it or explain it, don’t do it”. He is a digital marketing professional who has acquired various skills through the practicalities of life. He is gradually and steadily working towards making a mark in the digital world. Amit is an efficient media strategist as well as a creative individual who believes in investing in experiences. He is one of the few Indians whose heart beats for both, cricket and football.

    Vijay is a media enthusiast, digital being his field of choice. He is bent towards learning more about the World Wide Web and its evolution. With a vast hands-on experience on digital, Vijay constantly strives to drive his work on the wheels of value and efficiency in planning, buying and strategizing. Apart from dedicating his time to digital media, Vijay loves to ride his bike, watch movies, swim and chill with his friends.

    Bighnesh is a vintage single malt lager in a new bottle which takes you to crazy heights and gives you a solid kick. He believes in fermenting his research for best results that give in-depth analysis for transformative solutions. “Just like every dish needs the right sprinkle of salt for that perfect taste, every promotion needs the right media mix”, is what Biggy lives by.

    Prasad Pillai Seo Head

    Prasad’s team is one of the most profitable SBU within BC Web Wise, thanks to keeping a consistent eye on head count and outsourcing work when needed, and working closely with the Finance head, even while ensuring client deliverables and business growth from SEO being delivered.

  • Creative

    Dinesh Swamy Chief Creative Officer

    Saurabh Tiwari Sr. Creative Director

    Anthony Padayachi Creative Director

    Mangesh Bhayde Creative Director – Art & Design

    Rahul Patil Animation Head

    Rohit Kanojia Films Head

    A Digital player, with over 18 years of experience, embraces the organic nature of interactive creativity. He truly enjoys blending ideas, art and technology. Swamy heads the creative team at bcwebwise following customer-centric approach and with game-changing technology at the core. He brings with him a strong digital orientation with experience across agencies such as BBDO Proximity, Tribal DDB, Law & Kenneth and SapientRazorfish.

    Swamy's ever-growing portfolio spans strong strategic innovations and served Clients like Idea Cellular, MTV, Reliance Mobile, Volkswagen, Renault, Hero MotoCorp, Visa, Tourism Australia, UltraTech Cement, Sanctum, Jeep & amongst others.

    Swamy has supervised & executed innumerable campaigns and contributed over 100 awards to the agencies. Some of the successful campaigns that bloomed under Dinesh's leadership are MTV Roadies, Idea Cellular - Use Mobile and Save Paper, Reliance Mobile - Go for it, Hero Motocorp - Hum Mein Hai Hero and building Social media community for Visa in India. He also managed campaigns such as UltraTech - Colours of grey, building Bengal Warriors Community and the launch of Jeep Compass digital assets to name some.

    He was also on the jury panel of Adfest Asia Awards, Goafest, Media Apac, New York Festivals and Tambuli.

    A seasoned creative leader, telling and selling stories comes naturally to Anthony. His work is dominated by natively crafted ideas that have led to some of our most famous work. Outside of the agency, Anthony loves cars, gadgets, vacationing in the backwaters of Kerala, and familiarizing us with random female debutants from South Indian films.

    This new fish in the pond comes with a rich 12 year experience in the digital industry. While Saurabh aspires to be a filmmaker, he currently loves conceptualizing and ideating concepts for advertising and promotional materials, across media.

    Mangesh is one of the agency's best designers and one of our key award go-getters. He co-heads our team of designers, as well as the development team. Mangesh was passionate about art from an early age. After graduating in Commerce, he started his career in the print medium. He is known for his passion for designing, guiding and mentoring his team members and being a source of warmth and empathy to those that need it.

    Rahul has industry experience of 14 years and has been associated with BCWW for 12 of those years. An ardent cricket fan, he is also passionate about motion graphics and VFX. He loves to present animation in innovative and creative ways.Rahul was an integral part of the team that was responsible for the Sunsilk 'Gang of Girls' campaign. Some of the brands he has worked on, since he became Team Head include ASUS, Fevikwik and Hero MotoCorp. Rahul is a major asset for BCWW with his ability to burn the mid-night oil while keeping his team motivated. Not only is the Animation department the one that brings in the maximum awards, they are team that has motivated BCWW to get into Video Production. BC Web Wise has a full-fledged Video Production department set up in early 2016 and has done several high-quality and innovative web-films.

    Rohit Kanojia always talk about Films, Films and Films. He always felt a true calling from this media source. After gaining his Post Graduation Degree in Media & Advertising, he started his career as a Marketing Producer. His strength lies in Film Making and Film Marketing. For the past 8 years, he gained expertise in creating scope for producing films throughout product categories. He was also a part of the team for the National Award Winning film ‘Dhanak’.

  • Technology & Development

    Manoj Karunakaran Director Technology

    Shailendra More Group Head -Game, UI/UX Developer

    Ravish Shanbhag Group Head - Web Development

    Rakesh Harmalkar Manager IT Admin

    Manoj is passionate about technology and his curiosity about this field is what drives him to learn all he can about the latest developments. Manoj is a seasoned information systems' professional with over 17 years of experience with an exceptionally strong background in web and mobile based application development, IT strategy and enterprise architecture processes, service management, and telecommunication technologies. In his previous organization he initiated and built up his own mobile team. A go-getter at heart and a natural team leader, he ensures that his team work tirelessly towards providing useful end-to-end solutions. His belief is that one need just share the blueprint with him and his team will create it.

    After completing his studies in Foundation Art from ITI Mumbai, Shailendra chose to pursue his interests in sculpture and portrait painting, among other things. He had a keen passion for Programming since college. Being well versed with various technologies like Adobe Flash, 3D Max, Cocos2d, Augmented Reality, Away3D, ThreeJS, NodeJS, Android and IOS apps and games, he has been able to create interesting and engaging products over the years.In his 11 years with BC Web Wise, he has worked with - Hypercity, Sunsilk, Hero MotoCorp and Camlin just to name a few.Shailendra has bagged a few awards which include the FWA Site of the Day for Allen Solly and Abby Gold for Sunsilk. The Camlin Experience App has been one of the best products we've developed which was extremely well received bringing in multiple awards to boot. His team is constantly looking for the latest trends in technology and adapting them to create some of the best digital innovations in the industry.

    Beware! Ravish is a real life avatar of The Juggernaut. Be it a technical debate or a creative argument, once Ravish gathers motion, he is impossible to stop. His aggression is second only to his commitment to BC Web Wise, and the desire to create a positive impact in the world through his work. Armed with immense experience as a web developer, he is the techie behind our projects for brands hailing from a diverse set of industries. An extremely methodical professional, Ravish’s other superpower is that he never gets tired. He’s an ace trouble shooter and problem solver who is behind the digitalization of our resource, operations, and project management infrastructure. A design thinker at heart, Ravish also lends his creativity to puppet shows and craft activities for kids at NGOs.

    Rakesh is at the pinnacle of what is a commonly observed ability of IT admins. Whether its system lag issues, difficulties signing in to the wi-fi, weak internet signal - just about anything resolves itself as soon as he touches a computer.

  • Image & Influencer Management

    Ajay Malvankar Associate Director – ORM

    Ajay's watchful eye never wanders from his insights dashboard. He leads an energetic team of reputation management executives at BC Web Wise and has built a successful practice comprising of social media analytics, ORM, and CRM. A foodie and a football champ, he also loves to spend the weekends with his turntable and enchanting crowds at local gigs with his DJing skills.

  • Resource Management

    Monica Pereira Partner-HR Development & Administration

    Pramod Hegde Sr. Projects Director

    You won't miss Monica's laughter no matter which corner of BC Web Wise you're in. Monica is the go-to person when you need a shoulder to cry on or have any inter-personal issues with the company or otherwise. She is an incredible asset to the Founder. Keeping a pulse of her team members' sentiments, key employees and ensuring that the information reaches the right ears, Monica does it all in a unique and streamlined fashion which is why we have some of the best digital talent in the country. Hiring and retaining employees are a cake walk for her.

    Pramod is our tall, dark and handsome task master. He has a very particular set of skills that he has acquired over a very long career, having donned many hats from training & development, to client servicing and project management. Skills he uses to stay calm and calm others down. Whatever time is left from that, he spends in estimating efforts for projects, checking costs, setting project timelines, reviewing project execution, and braving through various modes of public transport to reach office on time and home sane and sound. A Gujarati Thali of talents, Pramod plays the keyboard, also badminton, and does terrifically entertaining Dandiya Raas moves.