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Octane is a marketing technology company that provides a state-of-the-art email, SMS & web-marketing platform. India's no. 1 email marketing service provider.

Our Team

Octane is a company that is a sum of its products and people. Our experiences and skills reflect in our technology and in the solutions that we offer. The relations that we share with our clients validate the dedication and hard work of our team. We know we have a great product & we make sure that we have great people promoting it and working on it. So, when you engage with Octane, you get yourself :

Management Board


Digvijay Bhandari – Director & Co-founder

Digvijay started his career as an Interface designer and a web developer with one of India’s leading media house. In his next role as a Project Planning & Development manager at a leading software firm, he delivered new releases and market defining products. He turned entrepreneur in 2001 and successfully delivered many web projects including digital marketing for firms in Australia and the UK. During this period, he became acutely aware of the pains of marketing managers when dealing with digital. This led him to co-create Octane.in, a 100% opt-in self-service, pay as you go marketing platform for email marketing.

As the CEO of Octane.in, Digvijay is responsible for business operations and growth through deeper client engagements. Digvijay is based out of New Delhi and is a die-hard Sachin Tendulkar fan.


Samarth Saxena – Director & Co-founder

Sam brings to Octane over a decade of intense industry experience while being responsible for our application architecture. As the Chief Operating Officer he leads engineering, finance, human resources, technology functions and overall responsible for business operations and profitability of the company. He is also pretty good at explaining complex technical issues to non-technical audiences and so we let him do the talking on most occasions.

Before Octane.in, Samarth had co-founded a web services company with Digvijay Bhandari; It not only achieved profitability in the first year of operations but also led to the expansion of their ideas & concepts leading to their second and current venture. Samarth is based out of Delhi and can be seen marshalling the troops from behind the stumps with his cricket team.


Punit Modhgil Director & Co-founder

Punit is one of the co-founders of Octane.in and leads the ops functions (Finance, Marketing, HR, Design & UI) in addition to being focussed on Business Strategy & Organizational Development. He has industry experience in leadership roles at Microsoft (India), Oracle (US), Siebel Systems (US), Talisma (US) and NIIT (India). His interests span India, Internet and Inclusion. A new age nomad, Punit has lived and worked in San Francisco, London, Amsterdam, Bangalore and he now lives in Delhi.
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India Leadership Team


Apurva Bhandari – Business Head, OctaneGo.com

Apurva leads the OctaneGo.com business team. Earlier he played a key role in setting up Octane’s business operations in Mumbai. He has been an ‘enterprise’ man who’s worked at leading companies like Microsoft India and Sony Corporation India. A BE in Electronics & Telecom, he’s gained experience is various capacities in customer service and enterprise sales. Apurva is based out of Delhi and loves to discuss his passion of football when not spreading goodness of email marketing.


Sunil Gupta – Business Head, ReachRight.in

Sunil leads the ReachRight.in business. It is a boutique service focused on new customer acquisition through best practices of partner promotions marketing and what good affiliate marketing should be. An MBA in Finance & BE in Electronics & Instrumentation, Sunil has been in the Digital Marketing industry for around 5 years now & has gained experience in Media Planning & Buying, Strategy & Client Servicing. His ability to listen and understand client’s requirement & penchant for number crunching and deriving business value out of it, makes him skilled to consult effectively. Sunil is based out of Delhi and can be spotted around ping pong table when not spreading goodness of email marketing.


Mike Wild – Associate Vice President – India South

Mike leads the India South business operations for Octane Marketing. Based out of Bangalore, Mike is a seasoned industry professional with over a decade of global digital marketing experience. He has worked in London for the last 8 years including roles at Gartner Integrated Marketing Management leader Teradata. With experience of the full digital marketing space from branding and acquisition to retention Mike is focussed on key industry verticals like Retail, Ecommerce, Travel, Media and Loyalty Services. His interests include digital innovation, photography, travel, cricket and a Seasoncard holder at Manchester City!