JWT launches ‘Worldmakers’ in India

Web-based talk show will be hosted by Bob Jeffrey.

Bureau Report

NEW YORK: The New York-based marketing communications firm JWT has announced a new Indian edition of Web-based talk show series ‘Worldmakers’ hosted by Bob Jeffrey, JWT Worldwide Chairman and CEO.

Worldmakers, a Web-based talk show series created and produced by JWT, first launched in January 2012. The latest edition of Worldmakers takes the conversation to Mumbai, where Jeffrey meets with the leading innovators, storytellers and entrepreneurs who are influencing technology and industry in India and beyond.

Meeting with the country’s most influential creative and business-minded thought leaders, Worldmakers India delves into the nuances of the country and what it means to be both creative and successful in the market.

Worldmakers India guests include: Akhil Gupta, senior managing director and chairman of Blackstone India; Prahlad Kakar, leading Indian ad film director; Roopak Saluja, founder and managing director of Bang Bang Films; Ram Madhvani, award-winning ad film director; Rahul Bose, Indian actor, screenwriter, director and rugby player; Dibankar Banerjee, film director and screenwriter; Tara Sharma, British Indian actress; and Colvyn Harris, CEO, JWT South Asia

“India is an important driver of global economy and a key market across many industries. Our candid conversations with the influencers who are driving change and shaping culture in India offer powerful ‘Worldmade’ insights into opportunities and strategies for future success in this growing market,” said Jeffrey.

All episodes of Worldmakers will air on JWT Worldwide’s YouTube Channel and www.JWT.com

Arguable the world’s best-known marketing communications brand, and headquartered in New York, JWT has more than 200 offices in over 90 countries employing nearly 10,000 marketing professionals. JWT consistently ranks among the top agency networks in the world and continues a dominant presence in the industry by staying on the leading edge—from producing the first-ever TV commercial in 1939 to today, developing award-winning branded content.

Over the years, JWT has forged deep relationships with clients including Bayer, Bloomberg, Brand USA, Diageo, Ford, HSBC, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg’s, Kimberly-Clark, Kraft, Macy’s, Mondelez, Nestlé, Nokia, Rolex, Royal Caribbean, Schick, Shell, Unilever, Vodafone, Vonage and many others.

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