Deepak Bhatt is a communication, media engagement and publications professional. Currently he manages communication at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), one of Asia’s finest B-schools. Before that, he was Vice President (Gujarat Operations), BW Businessworld magazine, one of India’s leading business magazines.
Print Media, Digital Media, Publications
Media Relations, Media Engagement, Communication Management, Business Operations, Distribution, Team Building & Team Systems Optimization
At the IIMA, Deepak
Deepak is a go-getter, someone who brings about significant impact in businesses processes and outcomes. He creates sustainable value and efficient systems wherever he works. His ability to think clearly and come up with actionable ideas has hugely contributed to his work practice.
Recognitions and Awards:
Before his current role at the IIMA, Deepak was Vice President (Gujarat Operations), BW Businessworld magazine, one of India’s leading business magazines. He spearheaded the magazine’s growth and reinforced its presence in the region during his tenure.
Earlier, Deepak acted as a Strategic Management Consultant. His transformational insights, research-based strategies and leadership qualities have made him a well-respected professional.
2014 - 2015
Associate Program in Technology EntrepreneurshipThesis: Startup Process GPA: 6.5
IESE Business School
2014 - 2014
Associate Degree in Globalisation of Business Enterprise
Thesis: Making Organization Global
2011 - 2012
Executive Program in Human Resource Management
Course: Strategic Management, Leadership Skills
ISTD, New Delhi
2008 - 2013
Post Graduate Diploma in Training & Development
Courses: Training Design, Competency Mapping
National Law School of India University
2010 - 2012
Masters in Business Laws (Distance Education)
Course: Corporate Laws, Media Laws, Industrial Relation Law
2009 - 2010
Advanced Business Leadership Programme (ABLEP)
Course: Leadership Development, Organization Behaviour
CMC Limited, New Delhi
2001 - 2003
E-Commerce with Diploma in Software Technology
Courses: World of Internet, E-Commerce, Software Technologies
Saurashtra University, Rajkot
2000 - 2003
Bachelor of Commerce
Courses: Accounting, Business Administration
2016 - Continue
Manager - Communications, Public Relations & Digital MarketingCommunications, Online Engagement, Public Relations, Press & Media, Advertising, Reputation Management.
BW | Businessworld
2013 - 2016
Head Gujarat Operations
Advertising, Branding, Events, Subscription, New Initiatives.
2009 - NOW
Founder & CEO
Strategic Management Consultancy
Gujarat Samachar Daily
2009 - 2013
Managed Project Management, Data Analysis.
Cadila Healthcare Limited
2008 - 2009
Sr. HR Executive
Training & Development, Talent Management.
Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited
2007 - 2009
Recruitment, Talent Identification, Training & Development
I am well versed with following management skills:.
My mother tongue is Gujarati and I am also proficient with Hindi and English. Learning Bengali and German as well to enhance my vocabulary.
I have well rounded skill set in Management Plans, Coaching & Mentoring, Developing Online Branding, Market Analysis, Public Relations and Advertising.