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Rishad Tobaccowala
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Three pillars this afternoon in Paris.
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My walk to work every morning. A lesser known gem is the Chicago riverwalk from Lake Michigan deep into the loop.
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If you have never been to TED, this 3.5 minute video captures it all. Prepare to laugh so hard that your head may fall off..
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Jeff Bezos re-imagining of the Washington Post and Journalism in a digital age. A must read on the future of content and how established companies can be revitalized through a combination of leadership, culture management, investment and the willingness to change and take risks.
A new paper by Dan Kennedy, Joan Shorenstein Fellow (spring 2016) and associate professor in the School of Journalism at Northeastern University, provides insight into The Washington Post’s digital strategy and business model following its acquisition by Amazon founder and...
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Dawn at Newark with Manhattan Skyline as I switch planes from Tel-Aviv to Chicago. There is beauty everywhere all we have to do is look...
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My friends at the airlines have leaked their plans on customizing classes for the masses...
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As Britain Exits. Asia enters. A sliver of Tianjin China from my room this evening. Globalization. Digitization. Demographics. Realities one needs to adapt to, educate and enable people to cope with , and find ways to lessen their Darwinian disruption but they are unlikely to be stopped.
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Orange Dusk over a downtown.
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How did Facebook get here and where is it going? An insight and information filled interview with about Facebook, its culture, its aspirations and its management philosophy. Enlightening even if you thought you knew Facebook.
The company’s top marketing executive describes the social network’s ambitious efforts to forge enduring and meaningful relationships — with employees, industry partners, and everyone on Earth.
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Sunset this evening in Montauk. The Hamptons.
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A trial in the city of Gothenburg mandates a six-hour day and is testing whether it can reduce absenteeism and increase productivity.
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There is a new Ferris wheel at Navy Pier Chicago and today amidst the low fog as I looked out of our window they lit it up for the first time .
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Reinvention, Innovation, Futures
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  • 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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Chicago
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Bombay ( Mumbai)
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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
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  • University of Chicago
  • University of Bombay
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