about us

Since 1979, our media sales agency has forged enduring client relationships that define our legacy. Yet, we refuse to rest on past achievements. By staying ahead of industry advancements, we embrace innovation, leveraging cutting-edge tools and technologies to elevate our services. That’s why leading publications, websites, and events trust us to represent them and create exceptional content for them. Join forces with a partner deeply invested in your success and discover the transformative impact we can bring to the table.

meet the team

leadership

MARZBAN PATEL

FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE

A consummate entrepreneur, Marzban has a strong sense of responsibility and an eye for opportunity. Creative, passionate, and competitive, he is a workaholic who also knows how to have a good time! Having built and managed businesses through economic highs and lows across India, the Middle East, and APAC, Marzban’s advice to would-be entrepreneurs is, “Education, creativity, and passion are very important, but out there in the field, nothing beats hard work, honesty, and the ability to listen.”

ANITA PATEL

FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Anita co-founded Mediascope, managing operations and meeting every challenge of building a strong back office for a rapidly growing international media sales and publishing business. Her sharp eye for detail, business acumen, and excellent planning make her invaluable. A problem solver by nature, she is the company’s chief go-to person for any difficult situation. She loves to travel, believes in holistic living, and lives life to the fullest.

SUNANDO ROY

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

As Chief Financial Officer, Sunando Roy oversees Finance, HR, Taxation, and Regulatory aspects. A Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant by qualification, Sunando brings with him over 20 years of post-qualification experience across varied sectors.

Management

SRINIVAS IYER

SR. VICE PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SALES

Srini, one of Mediascope’s early members, leads an important profit center for the company focused on international traditional media, business events, analytic services, and bespoke content across a variety of industries and geographies. His enormous experience spanning decades in media sales is a huge asset, but his true drive comes from continuous learning and meeting new challenges. His energy drivers include a strict fitness regimen, good habits, and a belly full of laughs!

INDU JOSHI

DIRECTOR, PUBLISHING & DOMESTIC MEDIA SALES

Indu, an early member of Mediascope, runs a successful profit center engaged in producing and monetizing some of India’s best-known luxury magazines and their digital versions. She leads a team of editors, art directors, and sales managers. Her hands-on experience in each department over 25 years gives her an edge as there is no problem that she has not faced in this roller coaster business. Indu espouses luxury; enjoys travel, music, and dancing.

RACHNA GULATI

VICE PRESIDENT, TRAVEL MEDIA

Rachna heads the company’s key industry vertical – travel and hospitality. Her deep understanding of the subject and passion to promote India’s tourism and hospitality industry around the world, combined with her experience of close to three decades in media across all platforms, make her a true expert in international travel marketing. Rachna says, “My firm belief in life is nurturing and living an experience to the fullest – at work or leisure. I find contentment in thoroughly researching and understanding topics at the granular level.”

SHARMILA DEVNANI

VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS MEDIA

Sharmila, an early Mediascope member, has managed all Indian client categories and conveyed their message globally. Her calm temperament and a drive to succeed has earned her the prestigious responsibility of developing and managing all Indian Government accounts that market Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). With more than 30 years of experience across diverse media platforms and geographies, she is highly sought after as an expert by several Central and State Governments, consultancies, and media agencies.

Amit Gautam

Director Sales, Digital Media Solutions

Amit is a seasoned sales professional with over 20 years of experience in Media and Banking, showcasing strategic market leadership. Holding a Masters Degree in International Business (MIBM), he brings extensive expertise in Digital media sales. As a business leader, Amit has a proven track record of introducing innovative ideas, implementing new processes, and achieving goal-driven targets. He advocates for a friendly disposition at work and strives to establish a culture of continuous improvement and learning.

Performing Arts

Khushboo Gupta

Business Head, Brand Solutions, Performing Arts

With over 13 years of experience, Khushboo drives innovation and strategic thinking for our Performing Arts division, crafting impactful brand solutions and captivating content across TV, Digital, BTL, and Integrated Media, while exceeding expectations with her “go-getter” spirit and adept account management, elevating the success of partners like the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) and clients who recognize the value arts bring to their brand.

International Media Sales

SAAJID NISHAT

Director Sales - GCC, NRI & International Media

JOY DUTTA

ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, SALES ​

VINOD KUMAR

ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, SALES ​

Domestic Media Sales

Mahesh Sonawane

Associate Director Sales, Digital Media Solutions

Saurav Prakash

Sr. Manager, Digital Media Solutions

Publishing

PAYEL MAJUMDAR

EDITOR LUXEBOOK

KATTY GIA PAWAR

REGIONAL MANAGER, SALES

LAMONT DIAS

SR. MANAGER, SALES

RESHMA MALVANKAR

CLIENT SERVICING MANAGER

FARUQUI MUHAMMADJAAN

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

ASHA AUGUSTINE

SR. GENERAL MANAGER, SALES

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