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Rishad Tobaccowala
Works at Publicis Groupe
Attended University of Chicago
Lives in Chicago
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"Think higher. Feel deeper" Shimon Peres.
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A garden befitting royalty. The Moat Garden at Windsor Castle.
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Parked outside the Peninsula Chicago a 1934 Rolls Royce Silver Phantom II . 
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One of the keys of making sense from a lot of data is knowing what problem you are trying to solve.
An article for Harvard Business Review, I co-wrote with Sunil Gupta of Harvard Business School.
Here’s how Amazon, Heineken, and BuzzFeed do it.
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And on the pedestal, these words appear:
My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings;
Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away
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Still life outside our window titled
"Boats amidst shades of blue"
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A window reflecting a bar on Rothschild Boulevard Tel Aviv Israel tonight. 
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Chicago. My kind of town.
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Exiting Manhattan prior to Entering Storm.
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A bill with my favorite number
A tip that would make Damien and the devil happy
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Reinventing.
Introduction

Rishad Tobaccowala is Chief Strategist  and Member of the Directoire+ of Publicis Groupe– the world’s third largest communications company with 62,000 employees.

Previously, Rishad was Chairman of DigitasLBi and Razorfish, two leading, global digital marketing and business transformation networks which are a part of Publicis. Rishad wasand  also the Chief Strategy and Innovation officer of VivaKi, a global leader in digital advertising solutions and a center of excellence and resource for the entire Publicis Groupe, 

Rishad focuses on incubating new ideas, approaches and models for the next generation of data driven marketing, story telling, brand rethinking and the next two billion customers (China and India).

 Rishad serves on the board of directors or board of advisers of several companies including  Jana, Greycroft Ventures, and Abundant Ventures and is the Chairman of The Tobaccowala Foundation which helps 10,000 needy individuals in India in the areas of education and healthcare.

Rishad has a BA in Math from the University of Bombay and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago
Education
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Bombay
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Occupation
Reinvention, Innovation, Futures
Employment
  • Publicis Groupe
    Chief Strategist, present
  • DigitasLBI, Razorfish, VivaKi
    Reinvention, Innovation, Futures, 2014
  • Denuo, Publicis Groupe Media, Starcom Mediavest, Leo Burnett, Giant Step
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Currently
Chicago
Previously
Bombay ( Mumbai)