Suraja Kishore
Suraja Kishore
chief executive officer
BBDO India

Suraja believes future will be shaped by empathy and emotional data. He gravitates to like-hearted people over the like-minded ones. Prior to BBDO, Suraja has worked with McCann Erikson, Publicis and Lowe. Suraja loves juggling logic & magic, it is evident in his journey first as a copywriter, then as a strategic planner followed by leading business and clients. He has worked on some enviable campaigns that has rescripted culture, like the P&G’s Ariel #ShareTheLoad, Tata Tea #JaagoRe and Idea #WhatanIdea. His client list includes Unilever, VISA, Marico, P&G, Nestle, Godrej, Mars, Tata Group, Citibank, Reliance Ford and WhatsApp from Facebook, to name a few. He has built an enviable reputation in Indian advertising & marketing industry. He conceived and executed India’s first CCC- Crafting Creative Communication in Copywriting & Art direction at MICA, India. He keeps his interest in academics alive as a visiting faculty to a few reputed management schools. ‘Nurture talents to grow business’ is his mantra for success. A long-distance runner Suraja finds running meditational and he finds clarity while running that he shares with the world on Instagram @skrunningthougths. He believes food is edible philosophy and that we are gifted a brand new life every day.