President North, 82.5, Ogilvy Group
Chandana is a respected name in the advertising world of India today. She is also an artiste doing her bit to make Kathak, the classical Indian dance form accessible to working women and SAHM
In a leadership position in the Ogilvy Group, she has been a part of many brand launches and relaunches across categories through her career span – Vistara Airlines, Honda Amaze, Voltas A.Cs, Royal Stag, Philips and Lava Mobiles to name a few. A lot of work she has helped create has not just worked for the brand in the market but has been appreciated globally and has gone on to win in international Creative and Effectiveness awards.
Having worked across multiple networks, she has an entrepreneurial spirit as well as a respect for systems and processes.
Because of her association with E.O she takes an active interest in and mentors a fashion brand. A keen learner, a champion of integration, a respected leader and a solid person Chandana leads her life with a never say die attitude.
A seasoned advertising professional Chandana believes that one has to be engaged with life at multiple levels to be able to create anything that connects with people. She founded a Kathak academy to make this art form accessible to women with erratic schedules and says that it provides the ‘Yin’ to the ‘Yang’ of her work life.