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.