Reliance Jio’s Nikhil Rungta joins as CMO

MUMBAI: Reliance Jio senior vice president - marketing Nikhil Rungta as joined real estate giant as chief marketing officer.


Rungta replaces Pratik Seal, who resigned from his post in September this year.


Prior to Reliance Jio, Rungta served as the CMO for Google in India for four years. He also played key business leadership roles at start-ups like Yebhi and chief business officer Jason Kothari said, “Nikhil is one of India’s leading marketers who has achieved remarkable success during his career. For the last two decades, he has worked in leadership roles across sales, marketing and e-commerce with both multinationals and start-ups. He has a deep understanding of the Indian consumer market and has used a mix of traditional marketing and digital media to grow world-class businesses and brands from the ground up. His rich experience will be a valuable addition to’s growth plans and senior management team. We are very excited to have him on board with us.”


Appreciating’s disruptive approach to the market, Rungta said, “Housing, like Apple, has a great mix of technology and design thinking, their UI and UX is world class. They are making the home buying decision much easier for customers. The company has all the ingredients to become the next unicorn from India, and I am really excited to be a part of this journey with Housing. I would like to quote Travis Kalanick – CEO of Uber - ‘There are certain things in life where you have to go for it - just for the sheer adventure of it, and also for the potential.”

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