Columbus India is a data-driven digital marketing agency for the new economy. Columbus India uses the power of technology & data to help advertisers get the best last-mile results. It aims to deliver end-to-end experiences through a world-class data narrative & infrastructure created by SVG media, a leader in the Indian digital market. Columbus in India is a part of SVG Media and reports into Vivek Bhargava, CEO, DAN performance group.

Meet the Management

Anurag Gupta
Deven DharamdasaniCEO, SVG Media

Deven Dharamdasani, CEO, SVG Media, is a high achieving digital industry leader who has developed and executed strategy across varied portfolios and myriad business streams. His strong brand knowledge combined with his natural instinct to thrive in fluid and challenging environment has governed his 15 year stint in the digital eco-system. Deven's entrepreneurial journey kicked-off at Quasar Media, where he was part of the founding team, followed by Blazar media which he co-founded and all through the span he was highly effective developing and cultivating deep relationships with top-level executives (CXOs) but also capable to interact and contribute at grass-root level (campaign managers, analysts). Both Blazar and Quazar were acquired by WPP group eventually. He aces at new business creation; from business plan development, hiring and mentoring talent, revenue, to market leadership. For the past decade or so, he has been deeply involved with efforts to drive digital marketing growth in the region through advocacy, education, and innovation.

Nitin Sabharwal
Nitin SabharwalCOO, Columbus India

Nitin is spearheading Columbus India and is responsible for driving growth and operations across its advertisers. Ardent in developing innovative products for advertisers to solve both digital and offline inefficiencies across industries. Providing unique solutions is his forte enabling problem solving for the advertiser.

Saurabh Singhania
Saurabh SinghaniaAssociate VP - BD, Columbus India

Saurabh, leads the business development function for Columbus India. As a specialist in his field, he has been instrumental in creating new business opportunities for the group. His passion for travel and striking a conversation makes him a go getter in the digital space.

Sohail Khan Qadri
Sohail Khan QadriBusiness Head, Columbus India

Sohail Khan is responsible for anchoring the Columbus India business in West India. His experience in the digital space, across agencies and functions, makes him a valuable asset for large digital AOR businesses. Sohail can play the role of both hunter and farmer with ease, not only winning large business but also nurturing each business through strategic inputs, tactical ideas and diligently executed solutions.

Siddharth Sehgal
Siddharth SehgalGM – Client Servicing, Columbus India

Siddharth leads client servicing function for Columbus India. With vast client facing experience, he is focused on maintaining high levels of engagement with clients with a very process driven approach, and identifying enhanced revenue opportunities from within the existing client relationships. He also brings rich global experience, having lived and worked in international markets.

Shashank Saksena
Shashank SaksenaBusiness Head – Content, Columbus India

Shashank leads the Columbus foray into the exciting space of digital Content, Social & Community. He brings with him rich experience across industries ranging from telecom to insurance. An avid reader, Shashank likes to get into thick of things. Using a customized approach for each of the clients, he likes to deliver out of box solutions.

6 Global Offices6
Global Offices
1000+ Advertisers1000+
10000+ Publishers10,000+
100,000,000 Clicks Monitored100,000,000
Clicks Monitored
30+ Technology Team30+
Technology Team

Our Awards

Columbus India won a total of 21 awards at various prestigious award functions across India. What is interesting to note is that these awards came within 1 and a half year of launch of the Agency.

Our Clients

  • MaxBupa Health Insurance
  • Maxlife Insurance
  • Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance
  • Chandigarh University
  • Premier Badminton league
  • Apollo Munich Health Insurance
  • ICICI Bank - Gold Loan
  • Behrouz Biryani
  • StayMint Hotels
  • Gas-o-Fast (Mankind Pharma)
  • FourSeven
  • CueSlam
  • SBI General Insurance
  • Everest Building Solution
  • SnapDeal

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