Vivek Bhargava

CEO, Dan Performance Group
Marketing & Retail, All
A digital marketing veteran with over two decades of experience, Vivek Bhargava is the CEO of DAN Performance Group, heading all the digital performance agencies under it. He is also one of the three partners running the recently launched Dentsu venture fund. A frontrunner in the digital revolution in India, Vivek started his career in 1997 when he founded Communicate 2. He then led iProspect Communicate 2 as its Founder & MD -- after Communicate 2 joined hands with iProspect from the Dentsu Aegis Network or DAN in 2012. At the end of 2015, the company was rebranded as iProspect India, with Vivek as the CEO. Named one of the top 50 digital icons of India, he has spoken at several global events, angel invested in 13 companies, and been an investor in the reality television show, The Vault. He is the Co-Chair at SEMPO APAC and on the advisory board of industry bodies like ad:tech, DMAi, DMTI, IAMAI and is on the board of Young Presidents Organization Mumbai. A national level table tennis player, he is also the proud owner of team Empowerji Challengers in the Ultimate Tennis Table league, the country's first-ever professional table tennis league. He is also an avid chess player and an amateur paragliding pilot.