One-in-four digitally connected Indian will ensure growth of medium: IAA

MUMBAI: The International Advertising Association (IAA) India Chapter conducted its 12th Webinar on 19 December 2014 as part of the ‘World Goes Digital’ webinar series.

GroupM South Asia, veteran digital media specialist and managing partner, Tushar Vyas was a guest speaker in this series of the webinar.  As part of the GroupM South Asia ExCo, Vyas leads the digital media practice for GroupM South Asia. He is also responsible for investments and corporate business development.

Commenting on the importance of the digital medium, Vyas said “The number of people who have embraced digital as a medium is a testimony to its growth and importance. There are 5 million smartphones being bought every month in India, which has ensured that 25 per cent of the Indian population is digitally connected.”

IAA India Chapter & vice president, development (Asia pacific region) Srinivasan K Swamy commented, “Having experts like Tushar Vyas, ensures that our members and the fraternity in general gets the latest and most authoritative view on the digital media.”

The Free Press Journal director and Webinar Series chairman Abhishek Karnani said “We were delighted to have Tushar Vyas addressing the 12th in the series of ‘World Goes Digital’ Webinar series hosted by the IAA India Chapter. These sessions go a long way in spreading the awareness of the digital media.”

The International Advertising Association (IAA) India Chapter has hosted speakers like Citi India CMO Sanjeev Kapoor, founder and CEO Ashish Hemrajani, Google India managing director Rajan Anandan, Linkedin India managing director Nishant Rao, founder Ajit Balakrishnan SAP chief story teller Julie Roehm, Hungama Digital Media managing director and CEO Neeraj Roy and mCordis co-founder & managing partner (EMEA) Paul Berney.

Recently, Ram Subramanian and Rajjat Barjatya were also invited as guests on ‘World Goes Digital’ webinar series.

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