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Kunal Guha

Senior Vice President, Product, APAC and Managing Director, Central Asia @ Essence

Kunal Guha is Senior Vice President, Product, APAC and Managing Director, Central Asia  at Essence, a global data and measurement-driven media agency which is part of  GroupM.

Kunal ​is responsible ​for developing Essence’s product proposition in APAC, delivering  growth strategies by creating data and analytics-led capabilities and strategic  partnerships. He oversees Essence’s product offerings in strategy, analytics, media and  experience, as well as the agency’s suite of marketing technology solutions, galvanised  to deliver on clients’ business needs.

Kunal is a member of Essence’s APAC leadership team, and has contributed significantly  to building the agency’s capabilities and geographic footprint from a startup in Singapore  to a full-service agency across APAC. ​He is also part of the executive council which  oversees the strategic direction of Essence Global Ventures, the agency’s first  innovation, research and development hub in APAC supported by the Singapore  Economic Development Board.

Prior to joining Essence, Kunal was in leadership roles with global experience across  leading brands. He is a passionate digital trailblazer constantly on the pulse of  technology, instrumental in building transformational capabilities for organisations. He is  also a Global Executive MBA graduate from INSEAD

Outside of his day job, he is a board  member, angel investor and advisor to a series of technology-driven startups.