The demand for Digital Marketing is increasing. This in turn is increasing the demand of digital marketing professionals in India. There are many digital marketers in India. This blog post lists down top 25 digital marketing experts in India whose work in digital marketing field is outstanding. (The numbering is just for the sake of count and not for ranking the experts)
Top 25 Digital Marketing Experts In India
1. Sorav Jain
Sorav Jain is the founder of www.soravjain.com and Echovme. He started his digital marketing career as a SEO executive. Sorav was just 17 years old when he stepped into the world of Digital Marketing. He has done his Masters in International Marketing Management from Leeds University Business School and Bachelors from Loyola College, Chennai.
His agency Echovme was recognized as “The best Social Media Agency of 2013” by CMO Asia. Sorav Jain is one of the best Digital Marketing GURU. He delivers a lot of lectures, conducts training programs, write useful blogs and helps digital marketing aspirants to learn and grow.
Sorav Jain was acknowledged by Global Youth Marketing Forum as the “Top 25 Social Media Professionals Of India”. Sorav Jain says “I’m on a mission to teach digital marketing for free”. Anyone can register to get free lessons at www.soravjain.com/digital-marketing-course-for-free
2. Prateek Shah
Prateek Shah is the founder of Digital Defynd. Digital Defynd is member community driven digital marketplace that helps people find digital solutions ranging from marketing services, training, hiring and product finding.
Prateek Shah’s journey is truly an inspiring one. His video “Importance of right career guidance – Discover your life’s calling sooner!” is a must watch for everyone.
He conducts a lot of webinars, seminars and training sessions on digital marketing. Prateek also teaches digital marketing at Digital Vidya.
3. Deepak Kanakaraju
Deepak loves bikes and started a blog on motorcycle called BikeAdvice which received 1 Lakh plus followers and 10 Lakhs plus page views per month. This was his debut in digital marketing.
After this bike blog, Deepak has worked in many companies and also speaks on digital marketing. The blog DigitalDeepak.com is ranked as one of the top 10 digital marketing blog of India. Deepak has done civil engineering and his journey from a civil engineer to one of the finest digital marketer of India teaches us that anyone can learn digital marketing with practice.
4. Pradeep Chopra
Pradeep Chopra is an IIT Delhi passout. He is among the pioneers of digital marketing in India. Pradeep is the Co-founder and CEO of Digital Vidya. He is an international speaker and an author on Digital Marketing and Enterpreneurship.
Pradeep has conducted many Social Media Workshops in Singapore, Click Asia Summit, TiEcon, Global Youth Marketing Forum and NASSCOM India Leadership Forum in India.
He has trained and advised thousands of professionals and CEOs in digital marketing. Pradeep believes that “Internet Connectivity is more important than the water supply”.
5. Harsh Agarwal
Harsh Agarwal is a professional blogger. He has done B.Tech in IT from Sharda University. Harsh has worked in Convergys before becoming a full-time blogger.
An accident changed his life and he became one of the best bloggers of India. You can read his story at denharsh.com/about
His blog ShoutMeLoud is a bible for bloggers. ShoutMeLoud is a very good blog where one can learn about blogging from scratch. Blogging is a very important and crucial aspect of Digital Marketing. His expertise in blogging and contribution in this field is outstanding.
6. Kunal Choudhary
Kunal has 8+ years of experience in digital marketing. He has done Internet marketing for top brands like snapdeal, myntra, flipkart, fashionandyou, jabong to name few.
Kunal is an affiliate marketing expert. He is one of the best digital marketing trainer in India and expertise in Creating Digital marketing strategy, Lead generation, Adwords PPC advertising, Website planning and conceptualization, Facebook marketing, e-commerce website marketing and Designing Landing pages & Websites.
7. Rohit Onkar
Rohit Onkar is a Digital Innovator and an amazing trainer. He is a Mechanical Engineer and he started his digital marketing journey with Performics Convonix (SMG Convonix) in 2011 after completing his engineering.
From then, he has never looked back. He has helped many business in digital marketing. Rohit was Digital Media Adviser for National Payments Corporation Of India (NPCI) and is currently heading digital for Loylty Rewardz Management Pvt. Ltd.
8. Anoop Mishra
Anoop Mishra is a Digital Marketing and Social Media Strategist. He is the Co-Founder of Publicity Mantra. Anoop has done BCA, MCA and MBA (Marketing)
He has helped many businesses to do digital marketing effectively and efficiently. You can know more about him at www.anoopmishra.com
9. Jitendra Vaswani
Jitendra Vaswani is Founder of SchemaNinja. SchemaNinja is a wordpress plugin which helps in enhancing SEO by implementing Schema star ratings & recommendations.
He has done his engineering in IT from Rajasthan Technical University. Jitendra started his Digital Marketing journey as a SEO Executive. He is an affiliate marketing expert.
You can read more about him in a digitaldeyfnd article “How Jitendra Vaswani went from a Rs 6000 per month job in Jaipur to becoming a renowned Digital Blogger”
10. Suresh Babu
Suresh Babu is the Founder and CEO of Web Marketing Academy. He is one of the best Digital Marketing trainer in India. Suresh has done Executive MBA from IIMB.
He started his career as a Lecturer for Hotel Management and Catering Science and today he is one of the best teacher of digital marketing.
Suresh is a Guest Faculty & Speaker in major Universities such as Christ University, Acharya B-School, Commits College, Manatee Community College. He also Co– founded Online Marketing Enthusiast Community, a community of passionate online marketing enthusiast.
11. Chetan Deshpande
Chetan Deshpande is the CEO of Next Level Marketers. Next Level Marketers is group of specialist who take your marketing and business development to next level.
He has more then 10 years of experience in Digital Marketing and specialize in implementing and executing inbound marketing. Chetan is very active in the field of Digital Marketing and has received many media coverage too.
You can know more about him at – chetandeshpande.com
12. Viren Patel
Viren Patel is Co-Founder & Mentor at Lavenir Institute of Professional Studies.
He has done MBA in Information Management from Somaiya Institute of Management and Research and has more then 10 years of experience in Web.
His institute Lavenir Institute of Professional Studies is training many people in digital marketing and is growing at a great speed.
13. Jyotindra (Jyoti) Zaveri
Jyotindra Zaveri is Social Media Marketing and ERP Consultant. He completed Electronics Engineering from VJTI Mumbai in 1975 and started his career as a Customer Engineer at IBM.
Jyoti has more then 42 years of experience in IT. He specializes in Social Media and ERP. He has traveled extensively from India: Bahrain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, UAE, UK, and USA.
His youtube videos are amazing. You can find videos on social media in hindi and gujarati too. Have a look – www.youtube.com/user/dnserp
14. Lakshmipathy Bhat
Lakshmipathy Bhat is the Vice President – Marketing Communications at Robosoft Technologies. He is an avid blogger and early adapter of new media & tech. His personal blog www.bhatnaturally.com ranks among the Top 100 blogs in the world (as ranked by Invesp BlogRank).
He is a regular contributor as columnist and guest blogger at leading trade & business publications like Economic Times, afaqs, Financial Express and many more. Lakshmipathy was a visiting faculty at IIFM Business School, Bangalore teaching Digital Marketing as an elective.
He is well-versed with both the traditional marketing and the new age digital marketing. Lakshmipathy’s contribution to the field of marketing is precious.
15. Himanshu Arora
Himanshu Arora is the Co-Founder of SocialPanga. He has done Engineering in IT from Institute of Technology and Management and MBA in Marketing from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
He has conducted over 35+ digital marketing trainings for leading corporates like HUL, TOI, HPCL, TCS, ICICI, Pidilite, Kotak, Nokia, Wipro, and several premier education institutions.
His interview (must-read) with Digital Vidya can be found at – www.digitalvidya.com/blog/interview-with-himanshu-arora-co-founder-social-panga
16. Prasant Naidu
Prasant Naidu is founder of lighthouseinsights.in
He has done MCA from Pune Institute of Computer Technology. Prasant started his career as a Business Analyst at HSBC. Currently, he runs LightHouse Insights which is an online magazine with in-depth coverage driving decisions for Indian marketers in the ever-evolving digital space.
LightHouse Insights has been listed among the top 10 Social Media blogs 2013 by Social Media Examiner and also by Indiblogger. Prasant Naidu loves to share his thoughts and speak on Indian digital and social media marketing. You can know more about him at – prasantnaidu.in
17. Aditya Gupta
Aditya Gupta is the Co-Founder and Director of iGenero. iGenero is a digital interaction agency that specialises in branding, web and mobile based products and digital strategy. He has also been the Co-Founder and Partner at SocialSamosa.com
Aditya is a Mechanical Engineer by qualification but his work in the digital space makes him a part of this list.
18. Ashok Lalla
Ashok Lalla is a Digital & Marketing Advisor. He did his MBA in Marketing from JBIMS, Mumbai.
Ashok was Global Head – Digital Marketing at Infosys from 2012 to 2015. He has worked with many other big companies.
Ashok has immense knowledge and expertise in Digital Marketing. You can know more about him at – www.linkedin.com/in/ashoklalla
19. Malhar Barai
Malhar Barai is the Head – Marketing Strategy for HiTech vertical at Tech Mahindra. He has more then 16 years of experience.
Malhar is a BSc Graduate (Gujarat University) and have done PG Diploma in Computer Science from CDAC. He started his career as a Software Developer.
Malhar expertise in Integrated Digital Marketing Campaigns, Agency Interaction, SEO and SEM. His interview with Digital Vidya can be read at http://www.digitalvidya.com/blog/interview-malhar-barai-tech-mahindra-head-marketing-hitech-vertical/
You can know more about him at – www.linkedin.com/in/malharbarai
20. Priya Florence Shah
Priya is the Founder & CEO of Blog Brandz. Blog Brandz is a digital marketing agency in Pune. She did her MSc in Marine Biotechnology. Priya is another example of a digital marketing expert who has not taken a primary degree in marketing, but excels in it.
She has pursued many courses in digital marketing and advertising. Priya recently did a executive digital marketing course from Columbia Business School. She is also an excellent author.
From biotechnology to one of the best digital marketer in India, Priya’s journey is inspiring and teaches us that we can learn anything we want if we are determined. Don’t forget to read her interview with Digital Vidya at www.digitalvidya.com/blog/an-interview-with-priya-florence-shah-founder-ceo-blog-brandz
21. Ankita Gaba
Ankita Gaba is a Partner & Business Head at iGenero. She was a Co-Founder at SocialSamosa.com
Ankita has done MBA in Marketing from Welingkar Institute of Management. She has been speaker and faculty for social media courses at various institutes under Mumbai University.
Ankita was listed in the “Global Top 100 Social Media Agencies and Consultants 2012-13″ list. She has won many other awards for her outstanding work in social media.
22. Nidhi Singh
Nidhi Singh is the Senior Manager Marketing Communications at EduPristine. She completed her PGDM from SIMER.
Nidhi is extremely talented and hardworking. Nidhi is very active on Quora and LinkedIn. Do not forget to follow this young digital marketing expert on Quora – Nidhi Singh Quora
23. Ankit Singla
Ankit Singla is the Founder of Bloggertipstricks.com
The main goal of starting his blog is to build an active community of bloggers so that they can learn every aspect of Blogging in a better way.
Ankit Singla is a an Internet Marketer and a Full-time blogger. His excellent contribution to the blogging community is worth appreciating.
24. Paresh Patel
Paresh Patel an inbound marketing educator, strategist and consultant.
He co-founded Acenet in 1998 and founded Lotus Media in 2005, web development and digital marketing agencies.
25. Netra Parikh
Netra Parikh is an Avid Networker, Social Media Passionate, Headstarters, Traveller, Admin & Logistics at Pinstorm Technologies. She is Co-Founder of headstart.in
A Special Note:
Many out of the 25 mentioned above have won several awards at International Level for their outstanding contribution and performance in Digital Marketing. A very big thank you to them for making India proud at International level. As digital marketing is not taught in textbooks, their contribution to the field as a blogger, teacher or mentor is precious.