Dr Vikram Venkateswaran is a passionate sales and marketing professional with over a decade of experience in strategic marketing, Influencer Marketing, Social media and digital marketing. He has worked for and advised Global companies in the healthcare, Life sciences and Technology industries.
He has previously worked in the marketing functions at CSC, Wipro, IBM and Altimetrik. Dr Vikram started his career as a dentist and created and developed a dental practice in New Delhi.
Dr Vikram is also an avid blogger runs three blogs on his key focus areas- India, healthcare and football. With a view to put the spot light on lesser known home grown brands, The Desi Brand Strategy (http://www.desibrandstrategy.com) focuses on how these brands can use marketing to grow.
A keen observer of developments in public healthcare and associated areas and has started India’s first independent blog healthcare in India (www.healthcare-in-india.net) focused on public health.
The Soccer Pill (www.soccerpill.com) is a blog dealing with the financial and management aspects of the game of football.
Dr Vikram is a guest blogger for third party publications like,
- Social Media Today
- HIMSS Future Care
He is also public speaker at various business and management forums. Some of the forums that he has recently spoken at include
- Toastmasters Leadership Institute 2014, Bangalore
- CXO Power meet up, IAMAI 2014, Bangalore
- Communication Quotient 2013, Bangalore
- Global E Health Forum, Hamburg
Dr Vikram was awarded the Distinguished Toastmaster Award by Toastmasters International in 2013. He is also a visiting professor handling marketing and business development studies at Symbiosis institute of Mass Communications Bangalore. He also serves on the NASSCOM sub-committee on marketing & communication.
On the personal front Dr Vikram is an amateur tennis player and supports the EPL Club Manchester United.