Co-Founder & Managing Director
KJ is a veteran of advocating the inspiring use of technology in marketing campaigns to get the maximizing results. He has over 30 years of experience of architecting and implementing a range of loyalty programs with integration of technology and business goals. He is instrumental in conceptualising and creating our technology platforms.
His past stints have been in Result: McCann as a Database Architect; as COO of Gotocustomer (later acquired by Omnicom Worldwide, before he planned he co-founded Evolve Brands with Harish.
At Evolve, he gives his team immense amount of independence to perform and is an amazing guide to people. He overlooks business development, financial planning and technology. Backed by a management qualification coupled with a Degree in Computer Applications, he is an avid sportsman in swimming and chess. He has been a state level cricket player representing Delhi.holds a Management Qualification coupled with a degree in Computer Applications. He has been a state level cricket player representing Delhi.
Co-Founder & CEO
Harish works closely with clients to clearly define and bring out their sense of purpose and distinctiveness; always with an acute eye on the commercial imperatives of their business. His logic, creativity and meticulous attention to detail have delivered some amazing loyalty success stories.
Previously, Harish was the Head of Loyalty & Relationship at GotoCustomer (later acquired by Omnicom Worldwide); part of the start-up operations at Baazee.com (later acquired by ebay Inc); Multiple Zones India as Business Head of Direct marketing operations; Brilliant's Computer Centre - where he dabbled with verticals of Corporate Training & Franchising.
He is an advocate of encouraging transparency, innovation and initiative as the 3 pillars of a successful business and insists on creative thinking. He handles Business Strategy besides General Management and Employee engagement at Evolve. Harish is a chemistry graduate with dual PG qualifications in computers & business management. He is a believer in philanthropy and also runs a non-profit - Joy Story Foundation. He likes reading, writing and is also a published poet.
Chief Operating Officer
Sumit manages New Business Development, Retention & Operations and works closely with Harish & KJ.
He is a hardcore agency professional and prior to Evolve, he was Head of Client Servicing and Operations at Megaron, an event agency which was later acquired by MCI and with Solutions Integrated, a leading integrated marketing company. He is adapt at a solution centric approach while consulting a business and his responsiveness towards his team, customers and vendors is well appreciated by one and all.
Academically, Sumit is a Science graduate and an MBA in Marketing. He is a complete Bollywood buff and has keen interest in watching and playing cricket.
AVP – Business Innovation & Tech.
Venkata Swaroop manages a techno-marketing role at Evolve. He is responsible for innovation, technical design function and vertical business development.
He possesses over 13 years expertise in designing Technology enabled loyalty solutions for channel, influencers and consumers, with many diversified sectors in different roles & responsibilities. Prior to Evolve, he worked in a technical loyalty implementation role with Honeycomb Solutions. Academically, Venkata is a Master in Engineering from M S Ramiah Institute of Technology and interned with Bhaba Atomic Research Centre and researched on Image Processing capabilities. He has an avid interest in super bikes, cars and travel.