Alok Agarwal is a media professional who recently forayed into entrepreneurship. Having spent over two decades in advertising and media, he feels that he always possessed an entrepreneurial streak. Most recently, he was the COO of Network18 Media. His venture, Growth Labs, is trying to bring innovation to traditional companies by way of match making with startups.
We talk about the evolution of media, why traditional broadcasting is here to stay for a while and how he is enabling relationships between startups and large companies.
Alok Agrawal, Managing Partner, The Growth Labs & Former Group COO, Network18 Media
Founding Partner: The Growth Labs + Founder & CEO Knexnet.com Business, Brand & Marketing Consultant.
Past: Group COO Network 18 (Reliance Group), CEO ZeeNews, COO Cheil Worldwide (Samsung Group), EVP Bates (WPP Group) and VP Grey Worldwide (WPP Group)
An IITK, IIMB and Wharton alumnus. Senior Management professional, Brand, marketing and media specialist with over 26 years experience in building international brands in India market. Led large corporations, startups, mergers, acquisitions, diversifications and new service expansion in media and
Alok is driven by a mission to make every business great with
innovation and technology, by enabling partnerships between large
corporations and startups.