Chrome DM is a technology-driven market research firm with a Pan-India on-ground presence. As of September 2017, the organization has a team of 650+ field staff, 150+ managerial staff and 450 tele-callers speaking over 22 languages to gather data from 3300+ towns. With a presence in over 3,15,000 villages, Chrome DM also has an unprecedented reach into Rural India. Since its inception, Chrome DM has worked with some of the biggest brands across industry verticals, including Dabur, Gionee, Lava, Sony, Samsung, Government of Rajasthan, BJP, Employee Provident Fund Organization, Star India, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Times Group, Future Group, Mercedes, Cafe Coffee Day, Zee, Soulflower & Mahindra amongst other reputed organizations, by providing them research & advisory.
With over 20 years of experience in the media space, Pankaj Krishna, an industry veteran, has worn many hats. Having completed his O Levels from University of London, Pankaj finished an executive education programme from Harvard Business School. While his entrepreneurial journey began in 2008, Pankaj has learnt the ropes of the media industry at some of the best brands in the business – India Today, National Geographic, Star India – before going on to be the business head of UTV India.
With over 24 years of experience, Vikram currently heads the Network Operations Centre comprising of 650+ field staff, 450+ call centre employees in Chrome DM. He has been associated with multiple verticals in the IT/ ITES/ Operations/ Business Development & Pre-Sales Domains. He is a Microsoft/ ITIL certified professional and has been managing teams of onsite/ offsite IT engineers, sales professionals, field staff, tele-calling executives/ TL’s/ Managers, MIS professionals and remote infrastructure management professionals during his tenure. He has been involved in design, implementation and management of IT setups in various industry verticals like Media, Retail, IT, Manufacturing, Research, MSP’s, PSU’s, etc. Vikram loves to travel & listening to music.
Riya heads the Broadcast & Media solutions at Chrome DM, managing India and other global accounts. With over 7+ years of experience in the Broadcasting Industry, she has been integral to Chrome DM’s Broadcasting Division success. Prior to Chrome DM, she was briefly associated with Saatchi & Saatchi as part of client servicing, looking after brands such as British High Commission, Kenstar, Electrolux, Monte Carlo, Magic Moments and ONGC. Ever since she joined Chrome DM in 2013, Riya held a number of ascending titles, including AVP, and the current position of Business Head. She was responsible for delivering exceptional growth managing 450+ channels and other new accounts, which made her progress expeditiously to her new role of heading Broadcast & Media both. She is currently overseeing business development with major global clients heading up more data and technology projects, and revenue growth for the vertical. She also leads the team responsible for proprietary, marketing and communications spanning Brand Management, Media Management and now Consumer Insights. When away from work, Riya is passionate about traveling, literature, music as well as media.
With over 30 years of experience, Sreehari currently heads South & West for the Optimal vertical at Chrome DM. He has been associated with Ogilvy, Group M and Havas Media. He is a Media Planner, Media Buyer and worked for various prestigious clients like Hindustan Unilever, Godfrey Philips, Reckitt Benckiser, Nike, IBM, Bosch etc. A hard-core client servicing man, he’s meticulous, detail oriented and loves un-conventional way of approach to explore innovative ideas. Sreehari is a keen reader of philosophy, a music lover and a Musafir..
Shantanu heads the Consumer Brands & Analytics vertical at Chrome DM. After having worked for 7 + years in the hospitality industry for premier brands like The Taj Hotels and The Oberoi Hotels respectively, he decided to experience and add another skill set to his profile by taking the challenge of consumer brand research. Shantanu is a diligent worker, detail oriented and an experienced sales professional who seeks to challenge the conventional approach and explore new ideas. Energized by meaningful dialogue, and excellent business relationship management skills he drives towards perfection and excellence. As per him the key to success is “Eye for Detail” which ensures the right aspect of Client management and service delivery. When he not at work he is an avid dog lover, a die-hard progressive Trance fan and follower of Football, Formula 1 & loves to travel.
Kinjal heads the Broadcasting vertical at Chrome DM. With over 11 years of experience in Telcos, DTH and Media, he is an energetic and dynamic sales manager with proven skills in key account management, negotiating complex agreements, strategic planning and relationship development. He has genuine passion for sales strategy and a well-rounded background in supporting a progressive organization in optimizing performance and growth. Astute communicator and presenter adept at establishing rewarding relationships to benefit business growth. Kinjal has pursued his Masters from London and loves spending his Sundays on Cricket field
Rural Establishment Survey
An unprecedented study capturing consumer behavior, preferences, awareness and consumption patterns across 2,15,000 villages in India.
Detailed interviews with specific set of respondents asking particular questions based on discussion guide. It helps you to read the psyche of your consumer and gives strategic solutions on the spot.
Assesses saliency and usage patterns for products and brands across different categories in the market.
Chrome Optimal+ Week 22: Colgate & Dabur Red retains their leadership in Most Aired and Most Watched while Apple becomes the Most liked ad
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FMCG brands revisit the most aired spots list, dominated by Political Ads until last week: Chrome Optimal+ WK 21
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Chrome Optimal+ WK 19 : BJP tops most Aired; Colgate Dental Cream is Most Watched and Most liked ad
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Chrome Optimal+ Wk 15: Congress Party is most aired ad; Most watched ad is Amazon while Frooti becomes the Most liked ad
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Chrome Optimal+ Wk 13 : Lizol is most aired ad; Most watched ad is Colgate while Frooti becomes the Most liked ad
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Youth genre is most benefited in Chrome DM week 23
Youth genre has grown by 25.65 per cent in week 23 of Chrome Data Analytics […]
Infotainment genre emerges as most benefited in Chrome DM week 22
Infotainment genre has grown by 0.54 per cent in week 22 of Chrome Data Analytics […]
Business news genre emerges as most benefited in Chrome DM week 21
Business news has grown by 16 per cent in week 21 of Chrome Data Analytics […]
Kids genre emerges as most benefitted in Chrome DM week 20
Kids genre has grown 3.83 per cent in week 20 of Chrome Data Analytics and […]
Chrome DM week 16: English movies genre gains highest OTS
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