Sunil Rao

Sunil Rao

CEO

Sunil spent a decade in banking, private equity and hedge fund business with firms like Goldman Sachs and Blue Crest after completing his MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. He currently manages a number of his own private equity investments and divides his time between London and Mumbai. Sunil is responsible for streamlining the financial side of the business and also lends his strategic expertise to certain key assignments.

He always jogs across the street from his home to the Lord’s cricket ground when India plays England and will fly to whichever part of the world to watch an India-Pakistan World Cup encounter.

Shailesh Tamgadge

Shailesh Tamgadge

Chief Creative Officer

After completing his Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay and his MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, Shailesh founded TAG Vinnatti to pursue his passion for design. His management background helps bring the perfect business perspective to any creative output that the firm delivers. He focuses on new areas of business that the firm seeks to pursue.

He will travel great lengths for a hearty meal which is linked to his fondness for heading out on a long drive at the first opportunity, preferably in an automobile that can burn rubber.

Anand Nair

Anand Nair

Managing Partner & Creative Director

Anand joined Shailesh after graduating from Mumbai University as an Electronics Engineer. While it is his inclination towards creativity that led him here, he has at different stages led the creative, strategic and servicing functions at the firm. He leads the overall operations of the firm while focusing on driving it’s creative vision. He leads key client engagements and mentors a team of talented creative individuals to ensure that TAG Vinnatti continues to be a powerhouse that produces engaging ideas and inspiring brand stories.

He lives to eat, ok, sorry, loves to eat and does everything in his capacity to fuel that passion. Which is why you can catch him hitting the Eastern Express Highway at 5:30 AM on a Sunday morning long run. Calories earned, calories burned.

Mansi Vora

Mansi Vora

AVP - Account Management

Mansi came to TAG Vinnatti after distinguished stints at large network agencies like Euro RSCG and Contract. Having worked on a number of accounts like HDFC and have led engagements across domains like BFSI and Real Estate among many others, she brings a wealth of experience to the Account Management function at TAG Vinnatti. She leads the overall day to day operations at the firm with a team of passionate professionals under her guidance.

Mahesh Salgaonkar

Mahesh Salgaonkar

Creative Director - Art

After graduating from the Sir. J J School of Applied Arts, Mumbai, Mahesh has worked across agencies like Leo Burnett, Grey Worldwide and Orchard in an acclaimed career spanning 16 years. Having worked in the Middle East for nearly half of his professional life, he worked with and led teams on prestigious accounts like Du Telecom and Dubai Holdings, along with brands like Tide, General Motors and Fiat. He heads a team of artists, visualizers and graphic designers who work on crafting breathtaking visual solutions.

You can find him dealing with his dilemma on eating healthy or eating tasty at lunchtime or can have an engaging conversation with him on sneakers – his self-confessed addiction.

Prasad Kelkar

Prasad Kelkar

Lead - Motion Design

Prasad is a graduate from the Sir J. J. School of Applied Arts, Mumbai. After working with TATA Interactive for a year, he found his calling in the world of animation and motion design. He leads most of the audiovisual work at TAG Vinnatti with a clear focus on bringing brands to life through TVCs, animated packaging videos, explainer videos, corporate videos and everything else it is in motion that you can dream of. Well almost.

He loves cars and bikes and what he cannot have in all its glory, he acquires in miniatures. A photography enthusiast, he is almost by default the in-house photographer for all parties and earns bragging and bribing rights with all that his lens captures.