Speaker Details

Sailesh Wadhwa

Sailesh Wadhwa

Currently in his fourth consecutive Agency Turnaround, Sailesh has spent last 20 years across multiple geographical locations (Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Mumbai, New Delhi) working across Brand Consulting and Advertising Agency business operations.​

An avid proponent of Business/Marketing/Creative Effectiveness, Sailesh has earned the distinction of bringing home Asia's first Global Effie. He has led work across markets that has been awarded at over 200+ Specialist Marketing & Creative Effectiveness awards regionally including Global Effie, AMES, APPIES, Dragons of Asia, Tambuli, MobEx, Marketing Events, CMO Asia, Effie, Loyalty & Engagement Marketing and more.​

In addition to working across multiple sectors of IT, Telecom, FMCG, Aviation and more, A regular columnist, Sailesh has had the privilege of serving as a jury at:​

1: Global Effie Awards: 2018, 17, 16 (moderator Asia-Pacific) & 14​
2: APAC Effie Awards 2020, 2018, 17 & 15​
3: GLOBES MAA Awards 2019​
4: DMAi ECHO Asia Awards 2015​
5: Effie Malaysia 2013