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Enterprise and imagination powered by a creative social network. Managed by curators and strategists. Aided by a boxful of technology. That’s our cornerstone.

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CREATING & CURATING

Our Cureators


PRANALI DAUNDKER

Founding partner, independent art consultant and curator for prestigious projects like Art Chennai & Hope for Haiti, creative art director and keen social observer. An alumnus of the prestigious Sir J. J. School of Art, her formative years were dedicated to the making of some of the finest handmade rugs and Kelims in India in her family run export business and then later as a core member of Saffronart.

MANOJEET BHUJABAL

Founding partner, former Head of Marketing for Vivanta by Taj and the Phoenix Group. Having walked the thin grey line between strategy and creativity, industry and imagination, the journey since 1997 has been one of building and stewarding brands, strategic marketing, creative leadership, innovations and several industry firsts with some of the most creative and imaginative minds. Loves joining the dots.

ARPITO GOPE

The IP man for iconic brands like Harley Davidson, Ray Ban, Jack Daniel’s & Taj has had a long stint with the Times Group in the President’s office, launched and headed the cult Rolling Stone outfit and MW in India. A hodophile, music connoisseur and compulsive strategist with an uncanny knack for brand solutions.

NIKKHIL NARANG

Head of Technology and mobility solutions, an open source enthusiast, this serial entrepreneur cum developer cum blogger is the CEO of tech firm
OneLeap Solutions. With industry wisdom that goes far beyond his years and with an innate understanding of both technology and business models, Nikkhil and OneLeap have been at the forefront of some of the smartest solution projects for prominent brands as also start ups.

MANOJ JADHAV

Impossible Artist for India, well known photographer, Director - Galleria Obscura, visual expression artist, self-confessed geek,passionate chronicler of Analog Photography, alumnus from Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Arts. Assisted legendary photographer Mary Ellen Mark on the World Heritage Project in India and recognised by Luerzer’s Archive as one of the 200 best in the field. Part time globetrotter and full time a man for all seasons.

HARSHA DANDAPANI

A gentleman to the core and a torchbearer for this vanishing species. Harsha is a media professional with 17 years of experience who has cut his teeth with offline media, an internet start-up, digital ad operations, rich media production and the digital creative business. He has worked with JWT-Fulcrum (now Mindshare), Mediaturf and Times Internet Ltd. He has been a digital-media practitioner since 2001 and we are told in the circles of know, a talented playwright & writer of short stories. Now that is the recipe for performance marketing.

RAYYAN SHAIKH

Being social comes utterly naturally to him as does community building. Don’t let his lithe, small frame delude you, for he has led many an incisive campaign and influenced conversations for pro change, pro community with his in-depth understanding of influencer marketing and blogger management. And this is an art he has been cultivating since his student days with the temperament of a cool cucumber. His efficiency just goes to prove that the pen or rather today, posts are still mightier than the sword.

EDDIE AVIL

Eddie is a futurist, who sees the word Impossible as I M Possible. He believes it’s a matter of time and he should know having mastered several disciplines over time. A serial entrepreneur, musician, director, producer, screenwriter and above all a believer. Now he and his partner Ashley bend reality, as they advocate the world of VR. His keen interest in AI, metaphysics and command over creative media make the world of VR true to life.

AJINKYA NEMONIX

Design is to be felt. Spaces need to express. And materials need to make both sing. Rarely does one get the masterful combination of all three talents. And with Nemonix, as we fondly call him, the rare occurs.
Sir JJ School of Arts exponent, Ajinkya Neman as he is formally called, is a member of the NYUCT Collective who specialises in spatial design, material expression and merchandise design. Each creation is a custom, intense adventure.

VIVEICK RAJAGOPALAN

Eclectic is a word that sums up Viveick. A fierce faith in craft, purist’s zeal and a flair for collaboration make him a music polymath. Producer, composer, percussionist, sound expert he is prolific. Starting on the Mridangam at the age of 9 he has gone on to blend the world of tech with the art of music. With performances and collaborations at prestigious world music festivals (Le Suds a Arles, Shambala, Punkt, Oslo World Festival) numerous awards and iconic scores like the UTV Motion Picture, it’s tough to challenge his understanding of the power of sound and music.

AISHWARYA NATARAJAN

A recipient of the British Council Young Creative Entrepreneur award 2010, Aishwarya has a flair for curation and talent management. She has consulted with established brands like Sony Music and TEDx, led sonic development for brands like ITC hotels, forged collaboration projects notably one between Dame Evelyn Glennie and Trilok Gurtu and created new platforms for artists. Having been on both sides of the music industry with stints at India Today and HMV and trained in classical music for 22 years, she brings her deep understanding to build music based solutions for brands.

ASHLEY RODRIGUES

Ashley, is many things rolled into one – a producer, photographer, storyteller, director, sound engineer and a technophile. One of the early adopters of VR in India, he is working on creating an ecosystem for creating and producing VR content. This storyteller has many chapters left to narrate.

ADITYA BHATNAGAR

Business Head and Director of More Events. Prolific with luxury events, immersive activations and hotel launches. An alumnus of La Martiniere, Kolkata and Xavier Institute of Communications Mumbai, Aditya is truly a man of ideas, a creative steamroller, persistent food detective and infectious instagrammer.

RASHMI SAMPAT

Founder and CEO of More Events, a Mumbai based independent events and activations firm. Rashmi has been a veteran of the industry and luxe events, having trained with the best mentors and worked on the finest brands. Even after so many years she retains the curiosity and humility of a debutante. A true solution driver and keen businesswoman.

SAAMEER MODY

Founder CEO of Pocket Films. Started off in the steel business, and today YouTube’s largest partner in India for short films, indie films and documentaries. A Business strategist, festival director, entrepreneur, content merchant. Saameer’s portfolio includes managing content IPs like Manhattan Short, Gorbatschow Pure Shots and Short Takes to name a few as also envisioning a future for alternative content. Truly a man of steel.

LEENATA SHAH

Leenata brings decades of experience in design, art & advertising to multi-dimensional pursuits. An alumnus of the Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, her adventures have spanned across spatial design & interiors, product design, fashion, art and jewellery. Her wisdom has also extended to transformational workshops, teaching assignments, reiki healing, community work and tarot reading.
The sheer body of her work demonstrates that art & design is just not a curriculum, but a school of living.

THE DESIGN CELL

The NYUCT Design Cell is comprised of a talented, imaginative group of artists from India’s leading art and design schools.

The faculties extend from EGD, workplace design, spatial design, restoration, UI to graphic art, customised book design projects, illustrations and bespoke design solutions.

THE DESIGN CELL

The NYUCT Design Cell is comprised of a talented, imaginative group of artists from India’s leading art and design schools.

The faculties extend from EGD, workplace design, spatial design, restoration, UI to graphic art, customised book design projects, illustrations and bespoke design solutions.

SAAMEER MODY

Founder CEO of Pocket Films. Started off in the steel business, and today YouTube’s largest partner in India for short films, indie films and documentaries. A Business strategist, festival director, entrepreneur, content merchant. Saameer’s portfolio includes managing content IPs like Manhattan Short, Gorbatschow Pure Shots and Short Takes to name a few as also envisioning a future for alternative content. Truly a man of steel.

THE DESIGN CELL

The NYUCT Design Cell is comprised of a talented, imaginative group of artists from India’s leading art and design schools.

The faculties extend from EGD, workplace design, spatial design, restoration, UI to graphic art, customised book design projects, illustrations and bespoke design solutions.