ex-Ola, Ashish Bajaj joins DocsApp as Head of Marketing
In a bid to optimize its growth trajectory in the digital healthcare realm, DocsApp, India’s leading chat-based doctor consultation platform, has appointed Ashish Bajaj as its Head of Marketing. Ashish, who previously was the Head of Media and Brand Alliance for Ola, comes with a strong marketing background and a diversified portfolio across verticals such as IT, advertising and consumer-tech. In his new role, the seasoned professional will be responsible for brand-building and driving the business growth for DocsApp.
Ashish has achieved many milestones in his illustrious career, from being the first one to represent India at Young Lions Media competition at Cannes Lion in 2012 to emerging as the sole winner of the Young Spikes Media Competition at Spike Asia, Singapore in the same year. During his 3.5-year with Ola, he was part of the company’s international expansion team and played an instrumental role in budget planning, developing media strategy across platforms and the execution of ATL and BTL activities. Ashish has also worked with industry behemoths like Nokia as a Marketing Manager and Microsoft. A BTech graduate from the prestigious PTU, Ashish holds an MBA degree from IILM, Gurgaon.
Sharing his insight into the latest development, Mr Satish Kannan, Founder, DocsApp, said, “It gives us great pleasure to welcome talented mind like Ashish on board. He is an esteemed marketing expert who has shown deep expertise in defining and executing high-impact growth/marketing strategies. He is well-acquainted with the working culture of both start-ups and large global brands, which puts him at the right position to take charge of strengthening DocsApp’s position as the market leader in the online doctor consultation space.”
“Ashish has the adroitness and experience on how to scale the business quickly and build effective brand-building strategies. Our primary focus is on building customer trust and making DocsApp the one-stop-shop for quality healthcare. We are confident that under Ashish’s supervision, we will continue to set new benchmarks,” he added.
Expressing his delight about the appointment, Ashish Bajaj, commented, “DocsApp has emerged as one of India’s most preferred medical app with its unwavering commitment to making quality healthcare accessible to all. Today, DocsApp is synonymous with quality yet affordable healthcare. The fact that over 60% of DocsApp’s users hail from tier II and tier III cities in India further emphasizes their cause. I am truly delighted to be associated with DocsApp and hope to turn this brand into a household name.”
Established in 2015, DocsApp holds the distinction of being one of the first successful online doctor consultation platforms in India. With 3000+ world-class specialist doctors on board, DocsApp provides expert consultation in 19 specialities including gynaecology, sexology, paediatrics, dermatology, psychiatry, weight management, among others. The company has recently registered an astounding 580% (6.8 times) growth in revenue from last year.