Kunal is an award-winning Branding Expert and an Academician with 16+ years experience in Product Development, Brand Creation and Branding Strategy. A Bachelor in Industrial Design and driven by key values of leadership and creativity, Kunal is the founder of two brand consulting ventures and a faculty at leading institutes in Mumbai. His work for Ford Motors, RIM (Research in Motion) and Toronto 2008 Olympic bid have gone ahead to win several awards.
Priyanka’s creative passions are most ignited by projects that uplift society. With a Master in Strategic Business Design from Parsons School of Design, she transferred her enterprise innovation and strategy skills into founding the social enterprise, One with Earth (OWE) and DinoStaury, after co-founding ABND. She also teaches visual expression and has set up a successful vocal music program at SPJ Sadhna School as a means of speech therapy to mentally challenged children.
Sveta holds 17 years of experience in design conceptualisation, project management, combined discipline in hospitality, retail and commercial and high-end corporate residential spaces. She is also a specialized lighting design and landscape design expert. Her expertise helps in converting brand strategies to three dimensional spaces.
Head - Brand Design
With a strong influence in applied arts, Ekta has been associated with ABND since its inception stage. She is an all-rounder, balancing between design and strategy and has headed the development of 30+ brands. At ABND, she not only heads the design team, but is also responsible for design strategy, conceptualisation of brands and works hand in hand with the strategy team to develop brands and its extensions.
Nikita comes from an experience with Architect Hafeez Contractor, Mika Design Inc. and Engineering Works as an Interior Designer and Visualiser and has worked towards Spatial Strategy and Branding. From interior design to graphic design to strategy, Nikita is driven about developing brands and its creatives. She has spearheaded researches for versatile brands in Fashion, F&B and FMCG industries.
Hitesh is an experienced Digital Developer with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Skilled in Mobile Application Development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Design, Web Services, and Web Development, Hitesh completed his IT education in Web Page, Digital / Multimedia and Information Design.
A Master in Graphic Design, Poornima’s artwork have been selected and displayed at the State Art Exhibition. She believes that the shortest distance between two points is a line and displays that in her intricate and detailed style. She has also contributed to the wall painting project by the railway department of Pune and is a merit certificate holder for Advance Applied Arts.
Maghan is a Branding enthusiast with a Masters in Marketing and three diplomas in Business Strategy. She was a member of the founding committee of Vrukshavalli and Saptaparni, two Mumbai based festivals and worked towards strategizing and building awareness under the United Nations Environment Program. She was also a representative at the Unity in Diversity corporate wing, associated with the Global Dialogue Foundation and United Nations Alliance of Civilizations.
Business Development and Strategy
Keren is an academician and a brand enthusiast with a keen interest in consumer psychology. With a background in Mass Media and Advertising, Keren has not only worked in the fields of Digital Marketing and Strategy, but was also the youngest BMM coordinator at the University of Mumbai. She founded two ventures, the Big Brand Story and Magic Brewers.
Pradnya is a Brand Designer with expertise in the entire design process. Her precision and detailed design skills enable her to tell stories through every line. She has worked on multiple projects for big brands like D:OH!, Sweetish House Mafia, Colours TV, Huggies, BlueStar and Mahindra. She also spearheaded and single handedly contributed to the entire design of Branding elements for the Palava festival.
Nitika comes with a background in Communication Design. Her creativity, brand thinking and attention to detail has helped brands like Wag & Love, Indian Natural Ice-cream, and ABIL real estate, among many others. Apart from designing, Nitika loves travelling and is a music lover with a Trinity Guildhall, London certification in electronic keyboard and dreams to open a music school one day.
Rahul is a self-taught creative professional who believes that the best of things can be learnt by the art of observing and every great idea is a result of observance. He calls himself a full-time observer and has independently worked on 30+ Branding and Design projects. With a deviant approach towards the rules of creating and a problem-solving attitude, he's always looking for ideas to build something which creates a positive impact and matters in the world. Apart from design, he has a Diploma in Event Management and aspires to be a screenwriter someday.
Spatial Brand Designer
An individual with years of experience in Interior Design, Deepchand is the go to guy for detailing each space to the T. His experience helps the team visualize design concepts from a detailed point of view, mapping it on to real spaces. A workaholic at heart, he is also a cricket buff and a harmonium player.
Administration and Accounts
Florie’s diligence and hardworking nature stems from years of industry experience. She is a firm believer in the line “Age is just a number” and applies it in her daily life. Having worked in Dubai for 20+ years, Florie is experienced in diverse industries including FMCG, Cargo, Travel and Tourism, Hospitality, Media, IT, Real Estate and Architecture.
Ruchi is a Chartered Accountant and ACCA qualified professional with exposure of working across different countries including India, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Having done her articleship from one of the Big 4 Consulting firms, she has varied experience in the field of Accounting, Auditing, Taxation and Finance acquired over a period of more than 10 years. Ruchi loves to travel, has visited more than 20 different countries and looking to continuously add more exotic locations to her bucket list.