Michael Boneham, Deepa Prahalad, Earl Wilkinson and Will Sansom joins the speakers list of AdAsia 2011

As the excitement for Asia’s biggest Management, Marketing, Media, Advertising and Communications congress mounts, the Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) confirmed the participation of four more renowned personalities as speakers. They are Michael Boneham – President & Managing Director, Ford India, Deepa Prahalad – Author, Business Strategist and Consultant, Earl Wilkinson – Executive Director and CEO, INMA (The International Newsmedia Marketing Association) and Will Sansom – Writer and Consultant, Contagious Communications. This ups the total number of confirmed speakers to 42. Confirmation is awaited from a few more speakers/panelists that will take the total tally to around 50.
Enthused by the participation of eminent speakers such as Indra Nooyi, Ram Charan, Pankaj Ghemawat, Harish Manwani, Joseph Tripodi and David Droga, a number of sponsors have shown tremendous interest and are keen to associate with the three day event.
AdAsia2011 will have learned and intellectual speakers sharing their global experiences and knowledge. Their participation will make the sessions thought provoking and stimulating and
will add immense value. The list of confirmed speakers includes:
  • A. Salman Amin – Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, PepsiCo.
  • Adil Zainulbhai – Managing Director – India, McKinsey & Company Inc.
  • Akira Kagami – Executive Advisor & Global Executive Creative Advisor, Dentsu Inc.
  • Anna Bernasek, Writer and Journalist
  • Arvind Rajan, Managing Director and Vice President of Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) at LinkedIn
  • Bob O’Leary – Managing Director, Head of Global Marketing, Consumer, Citi.
  • Bruce Haines – Chief Strategy Officer, Cheil Worldwide.
  • Chris Thomas – Chairman and CEO of BBDO in Asia, Middle East and Africa & Chairman of Proximity Worldwide.
  • David Droga – Founder, Creative Chairman, Droga5.
  • Deepa Prahalad – Author, Business Strategist and Consultant
  • Duncan Goose – Founder & Managing Director, Global Ethics Limited.
  • Earl Wilkinson – Executive Director and CEO, INMA
  • Harish Manwani, COO, Unilever
  • Indra Nooyi – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo.
  • Irfan Mustafa – Chief Leadership Development Officer, Yum! Brands Inc. & Managing Director, Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Turkey, Yum! Restaurants International.
  • Joseph V. Tripodi – Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer, The Coca-Cola Company.
  • Kate Day, Communities Editor, Daily Telegraph Online
  • Kelly Clark – Worldwide CEO, Maxus.
  • Kitty Lun – Chairman & CEO, Lowe China.
  • Koichi Yamamoto – General Manager, Global Solutions Center, Dentsu Inc.
  • Lakshmi Pratury , Host, The INK Conference
  • Laxman Narasimhan – Director – New Delhi, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
  • Luis DeAnda, Chief Operating Officer, TBWAHAKUHODO, Japan
  • Mainardo De Nardis – CEO, OMD Worldwide.
  • Michael Boneham – President & Managing Director, Ford India
  • Michael I. Roth – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Interpublic.
  • Nitin Paranjpe, CEO & MD, Hindustan Unilever Limited & EVP South Asia, Unilever
  • Pankaj Ghemawat – Global Strategist, Professor, Author and Speaker.
  • Piyush Pandey – Executive Chairman and Creative Director, South Asia, Ogilvy & Mather India.
  • Ram Charan – Business Consultant, Speaker and Author.
  • Rishad Tobaccowala – Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, VivaKi.
  • Robert Senior – CEO Saatchi & Saatchi EMEA and Saatchi & Saatchi Fallon Group, Chairman, Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide Creative Board.
  • Robin Wight – President, Engine and WCRS.
  • Ronda Carnegie, Head of Global Partnerships at TED.
  • Sanjay Kapoor – Chief Executive Officer, Bharti Airtel Ltd.
  • Santosh Desai – Managing Director & CEO, Future Brands Ltd.
  • Simon Bond – Chief Marketing Officer, BBDO/Proximity Worldwide.
  • Swami Sukhabodhananda – Founder & Chairman, Prasanna Trust.
  • Thirasak Tanapatanakul – Worldwide Chairman, Creative Juice.
  • Tom Doctoroff – JWT, North Asia Area Director, Greater China CEO.
  • Vikram Sakhuja, Chief Executive Officer – South Asia, Group M
  • Will Sansom – Writer and Consultant, Contagious Communications

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