Rajive Dhavn

19+ years of
building brands



Entrepreneur, Marketer, Mentor, Podcaster, Author

My purpose is to build a resilient community that’s open to failure, embraces change and explores uncommon perspectives.

I am passionate about problem-solving, building & nurturing brands using effective digital, marketing & branding techniques.

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• Communication has always been my calling. So, I got a degree in B.A. Mass Communication (Journalism).

• 19+ years of collective Work Experience – 6 years as an Employee in various MNCs like GE Capital & HSBC Bank, and 13 years as a Founder & CEO of an Integrated Branding & Digital Marketing Agency, and a Video Production Company.

• Piloted a Branding & Digital Marketing Agency with a capital of $500 and grew the revenues to multi-million dollars.

• Created 360-degree marketing strategy for over 50 National & Regional brands.

• Published my first business book, STFU – Start The F*ck Up, in 2015. Quite a few dignitaries endorsed the book, including one of my favourite authors, Late J. Keith Murnighan – Renowned Author & Prof. at Kellogg School of Management.

• Mentor and Advisor at T-hub Hyderabad, IIT-Bombay & Osmania Technology Business Incubator.

• Award-winning Digital Marketer and Brand consultant.

• Music drives me. Cooking soothes me.

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About the services

How can I help?

Digital Marketing Consulting

Whether you've got an internal team or an external one, as a business owner, you're bound to face challenges in terms of technicalities. And that's why you need me to make sure your processes are set and your teams are giving you the best bang for your bucks, thereby optimising every rupee you invest. My job will be to help you with strategy & monitoring of everything digital.

Brand Consulting

Having stressed the importance of Digital Marketing, in no way do I intend to downplay the importance of offline branding. Under complete brand consulting, I'll help you with the end-to-end strategy, positioning, communication, tonality, guidelines & styling both online and offline. From the name to the identity, from working out the complete go-to-market strategy to ongoing promotions, from Media Budgeting to Buying, the list is exhaustive.

Brand & Digital Marketing Consulting

Ideally, a brand needs to be nurtured in all aspects. A successful business is an amalgamation of a good product or service and the perfect blend of branding & digital marketing. The journey of today’s consumer comprises multiple online and offline touchpoints. So, it’s imperative for a brand to put its best foot forward across all the relevant mediums.
Branding, Digital Marketing

Official Mentor at

As an official mentor and advisor with some of the best incubators in the country, I've had the opportunity to coach startups {from varied industries) for branding, digital marketing & entrepreneurship.

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Branding, Digital Marketing

Workshops & Speaker Sessions at

Apart from coaching startups on various aspects of entrepreneurship, I’ve also been giving Workshops and Speaking Sessions at incubators, schools, colleges, & organisations. The subjects vary from branding to digital marketing, to entrepreneurship and more.

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Branding & Digital Marketing Agency

A result-oriented professional with 19+ years of experience in Branding & Digital Marketing. 13+ years as the Founder & CEO of South India's Leading Integrated Branding & Digital Marketing Agency, and a Video Production Company. In the initial six years, I worked in various capacities like Process Trainer, Sub-editor & Columnist in companies like HSBC Bank, GE Capital & Deccan Chronicle.

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Let's Connect

Here's where you can take the first step to connect with me, and I'm sure we can sky-rocket your brand with effective branding & digital marketing strategies. To help me understand your business needs, please fill out the Enquiry Form given below: