Leadership Team


Bijaya Ketan Barick (Managing Director)

A Arts Graduate from Utkal University. And a Post graduate from Delhi University he followed his heart to get into the world of production for the then booming Television industry.

He also set up the media sales division of his company Star Advertising Private Limited and represented till date some of the leading channels looking after their media sales businesses.

Bijay has more than 25 years of rich experience in the business of production and media.

He has produced more than 500 hours of programmes across several genres and in several languages on National and Regional Television. He also coproduced Oriya and Bengali movies.

With his pioneering vision for the future he has started Star World Digital in UK for digital marketing

Chirantan Chandran (Chief Mentor)

A Physics Hons Graduate from Presidency College Calcutta and an MBA in Marketing

Started his career with JWT (India’s leading Advertising Agency). He held leadership positions in top companies like JWT, Mindshare (India’s leading Media Agency; Part of GroupM) and Dentsu (the Japanese Advertising & Media Major)

More than 25 years experience in the advertising and media industry handling clients across sectors like FMCG, Consumer Durables, Automobiles, Services, IT Hardware and Solutions, Apparel and Fashion, Luxury, Retail - both Local Indian and MNC brands, Govt and political campaigns

Some of the clients handled by Chirantan are Glaxo SmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd (GSK), Yahoo! India, Canon, Honda, Toshiba, Lufthansa, Amex, Virgin Mobile, AICC (2009 and 2014 General Elections), Motorola, Panasonic, Hitachi, UB Group (UB & USL), Lenovo, Nike India, IBM, Madura Garments, Berger Paints, Tata Steel, Century Plywood, Spencer’s, Volvo, Cisco, Swatch, Apollo Tyres, NIIT, MCCS (Star News, Star Ananda, Star Majha), National Geographic Channel to name a few.

Chirantan has been regularly featured in the Campaign India A-Listers, a listing of 500 most influential people in the Indian Media, Marketing and Advertising Industry

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