Forbes Asia lists The Social Street's Samyak Chakrabarty amongst the region's Top 30 Under 30
The Social Street's Samyak Chakrabarty has made it to the elite list of Forbes Asia ‘Top 30-under-30’, which was announced few days ago. Samyak Chakrabarty- Managing Partner, The Social Street has been identified as a future leader & disruptor for the Media, Marketing & Communications sector and is the only Indian from the Advertising & Marketing industry.
Commenting on this achievement, Pratap Bose, Chairman The Social Street says "I am very thrilled by the news that my colleague Samyak has been featured in the Forbes 30 under 30 list! Samyak is a thinker, a go getter and is a rare breed; on a mission to innovate and create a difference in the society. I am indeed very proud of him. Here’s to many more accolades awaiting this young achiever!”
An ecstatic Samyak Chakrabarty, Managing Partner, The Social Street had this to say, "It's thrilling to be part of a list which recognizes disruptions and ideas of the future. For me this is just the beginning of a long journey."
Forbes Asia announced it's inaugural Asia Top 30 Under 30 list that identifies the region's future leaders across Business, Media, Finance, Social Impact & Entrepreneurship. The Asian list is a continuation of the global expansion of the Forbes 30 Under 30 franchise. It’s a franchise that has had amazing alumni such as Palmer Luckey from Occulus, Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy from Snapchat, LeBron James and Star Wars’s John Boyega to name just a few.
Samyak founded India's first Youth Marketing and research firm at the age of 18, which was recently acquired by the DDB Mudra Group. He is now at the helm of The Social Street, a new age communications company which develops technology driven solutions for brands to engage with India’s diverse & complex population set. He is currently also developing a research model to understand youth mindsets more effectively and has published 2 books in this domain.
Having collaborated with organizations like TED, United Nations, World Bank and US Public Affairs, Samyak has also created platforms for young India to enable positive social impact especially in the areas of education, renewable energy, politics & healthcare. He is also the recipient of the Campaign Asia Pacific Young Achiever of the Year and Bombay Ad Club's Young Emvie of the Year.
Social Quotient, his new start up, enables consumer brands to leverage social causes as a platform to connect with their customers. Through this he intends to bring a disruption in India's development sector by using a business & technology driven approach to problem solving.