Apurva Chamaria

Apurva Chamaria

Head of Startups & Venture Capital Google India

Apurva Chamaria is currently the Head of Partnership Solutions, Startups and Venture Capital at Google India. Prior to joining Google he was the SVP & Chief of Staff to CEO & MD at Tech Mahindra where he was integral in transforming the company performance which resulted in the share price going up from Rs 700 to Rs 1600 within a span of 12 months. Before Tech Mahindra, Apurva Chamaria was the Chief Revenue Officer of RateGain, one of world’s leading SaaS company’s serving over 12,000+ customers in the travel and hospitality industry across 100+ Countries where he and his team successfully grew the company from 20 Mn to 63 Mn within a span of 34 months. RateGain IPOed in India in Dec 2021.

Prior to joining RateGain, Apurva was the Global Head of Marketing for HCL Technologies, a 10 Bn US$ global IT major. Under his leadership HCL became the fastest growing brand in the Interbrand top Indian brands list for 2 years (No. 17 in ‘16) and was ranked at No.378 and valued at 4.4 Bn US$ in the Brand Finance Global 500 ‘17 rankings. Between ‘13-’17, HCL campaigns won 110 prestigious global and regional marketing awards. In his 12 years at HCL, he performed various leadership roles including being CEO’s Vineet Nayar's Chief of Staff and Sales Director at HCL America playing an integral role in scaling the company from 700 Mn to 8 Bn US$.

In ‘16, he was awarded the “Marketer of the Year” by World Leadership Forum, “Digital Marketer of the Year” by IAMAI and “B2B Marketer of the Year” by Paul Writer.

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