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 (in an alphabetical order) :
Ahmer leads the marketing fuction at Octane.in. He not only looks after the marketing, communications and analyst functions, he also gets to try out newer features and functionalities being built by the engineering and design teams (did someone say dogfooding?). A BE in Electronics & Telecom, Ahmer switched to the creative field, earned his MA in Film Making & Creative Economy from London before making films, corporate AVs, writing shows before taking on the responsibility of the marketing function at Octane.
Apurva leads Business Development for India Western and Southern Regions at Octane.in. Apurva has been the ‘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 Mumbai and loves to discuss his passion of football when not spreading goodness of email marketing.
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 strategy and growth through customer relationships. Digvijay is based out of New Delhi and is a die-hard Sachin Tendulkar fan.
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 marshaling the troops from behind the stumps with his cricket team.
Vijayant is our Business head for India Northern Region and also responsible for international business and partnerships. Vijayant is the quintessential start up guy. An engineer from BIT Mesra and an MBA from SP Jain, he has experience spanning across the length of SE Asia & Europe with companies like PolicyBazaar.com, Convergys, FirstEuropa.com and brief stints with Ogilvy & Mather, Singapore and Du Telecom, Dubai.