Lalit Bhagia is the CEO of DAN Consult. Founded by Lalit in 2018 for Denstu Aegis Network, from his experience of helping companies hack growth, DAN Consult is the consulting arm of the group, the success of which is now seeing this unit being replicated globally.
Putting a method to the madness for non-linear hyper-growth, DAN Consult has clients from various industries like e-commerce, publishing /media, startups, FMCG, BFSI, retail, hospitality among others. The consultancy arm looks at business modelling, digital scaling, product strategy, marketing transformation, data, branding among others for its clients.
In 2013, Lalit co-founded Myrefers.com (VC funded AI powered recruitment marketplace), which he exited in 2017. Before starting on his own, he conceptualized, built and led OTT efforts at Star TV, today known as Hotstar. He was also part of the global digital leaders’ collective at Newscorp driving global digital strategy for the parent company.
Prior to joining the Star network, he worked at Digitas as EVP & Head –Asia Pacific, wherein he set up the APAC operations across 7+ countries. Started off with the India business which he single-handily expanded across the region from scratch and before being acquired by the Publicis Groupe.
An Engineer and an MBA graduate, with 17+ years of global experience in the digital space, Lalit has led digital transformation and growth for companies.