C1X Announces Appointment of Sunil Punjabi as VP and Head of Business - South Asia
Dated: February 02, 2017
Silicon Valley based advertising and marketing technology (AMT) company C1X (C1Exchange) has roped in Sunil Punjabi as VP and Head of Business - South Asia. Sunil’s appointment will enable C1X to expand its leadership in one of its largest strategic growth markets globally. With the responsibility of growing business across direct clients across India and the whole of South Asia, Sunil will operate out of the company’s Mumbai office and report to Rammohan Sundaram, Managing Director & SVP APMEA C1X.
On the appointment, Ram stated, “We are very pleased to have Sunil on board. His breadth of experience will help us develop and execute a long-term plan for growth acceleration in India and South Asia.”
Commenting on his new role, Sunil said, “C1X has terrific plans for the future, which make it a very exciting place to be in. Not to mention, the people, some of whom I have worked with in the past as well. I am very excited about the opportunity and look forward to taking the India and South Asia markets to newer heights at C1X.”
Sunil comes with a rich media experience of over 20 years. Immediately prior to joining C1X, he led the Vuclip Media Sales team where he formed and established their audience network - the Viu Video Audience Network. Prior to Vuclip, Sunil has had two successful entrepreneurial stints with AgencyMobi and Networkplay, where he was the Chief Revenue Officer and responsible for all revenue streams including advertising sales of LinkedIn. He later divested his stake to the principal investors G+J of the Bertelsmann Group and made an exit. He has also led the Sales team at Yahoo and worked with traditional media players like UTV, Future Media and Indian Express. He holds a Masters in Marketing from Mumbai University and is an avid reader.
“Programmatic advertising, while in its nascent form in India, is increasingly becoming extremely important for advertisers. Cutting through the myriads of offerings, is C1X, which offers the entire programmatic stack, thereby addressing the entire ecosystem.” added Sunil.
Asia’s emerging markets for automated media trading are the fastest growing in the world. South Asia is certainly waking up to programmatic buying and selling, programmatic can bring great efficiencies not just with expanding reach and revenue opportunities for advertisers, but also engaging the right user with relevant ads and drive desired outcomes.
C1X is an independent Advertising and Marketing Technology (AMT) leader that helps brands and their agencies find difficult-to-source audiences directly and transparently from leading premium publishers. Its data-driven digital advertising platform facilitates a friction-free marketplace for both publishers and advertisers with easy to execute direct connections, delivering industry-leading visibility and view ability. The C1X Platform offers an Audience Guarantee approach to provide buyers and sellers smooth participation in private marketplaces without having to rely on Deal IDs.
C1X utilizes the power of data science to provide marketers with the ideal mix of direct and auction-based buys to meet campaign goals, and to allow publishers to unleash the potential of their inventory and audiences. It places the world's premium selection of unique and high impact ad formats at your fingertips for your media planning. Also, puts publishers back in the driver's seat, with advanced audience data and inventory forecasting tools, reinforcing control over supply and extending reach to new demand sources.