Ankit Kathuria

    Managing Director

    Ankit is the Founder & Managing Director of Solvetude Marketing Consultancy. He is based in Dubai and leads the firm’s focus on the future of digital and the role Solvetude can play in creating long-term economic value for our clients.

    He is an experienced marketing leader having worked across Europe, North America, Middle-East, South Asia & China.

    As Digital Director at Emaar, he led the department to establish digital as a new source of revenue by generating annual revenue of more than $ 200 Mn. He also achieved new heights in terms of the reach globally for New Years Eve show on Burj Khalifa.

    While heading growth marketing at UBER, he helped in growing the weekly rides to 4 times with reduction in cost of acquisition by 30% and surpassed competition in India to become the No 1 travel app on both iOS & Android play stores in 2016.

    As Head of digital & mobile marketing for OLX South Asia. He was among the early team members who contributed to the growth of the brand & the category from nowhere to a multi-billion dollar business.

    Prior to that at MakeMyTrip, he was managing demand growth for domestic & international holidays from its nascent stage.

    He has been listed in Most Influential Marketing Leaders by World Marketing Congress and in Top 3 Digital Marketers in Ecommerce & Online Classified category by Internet And Mobile Association of India(IAMAI).

    He has been invited and honoured as keynote speaker & panelist in various conferences in UAE, India, Germany & Thailand

    He also has multiple marketing campaign case studies published with Google, Facebook & Twitter.

    • B.Tech(Electrical & Electronics Engineering), MBA(Marketing & International Business)