Rajesh Mahtani

Head, Growth & Strategy, South East Asia at Starcom Worldwide

Rajesh Mahtani has a diverse work experience in the advertising and media industry. Rajesh started their career in 1997 as a Senior Executive/Planner/Supervisor/Group Head/Director at Young & Rubicam and worked there until 2002. Rajesh then joined MEC as a Group Account Director from 2002 to 2004. After that, they worked at Starcom MediaVest Group as the Group Director for the Regional Clients Group from 2004 to 2006. Rajesh then moved to MindShare as an Executive Business Director from 2006 to 2008. Rajesh then joined Starcom MediaVest Group again as the Head of Growth & Strategy for South East Asia from 2008 to 2022. In 2022, they became a Founder Advisor at SuperWorld. Currently, Rajesh works at Publicis Groupe as the Chief Business Development Officer and Head of Media Strategy since February 2023. Rajesh also holds the role of APAC Region Lead for Global Business Development at Publicis Groupe.

Rajesh Mahtani completed their education at the University of Leicester from 1999 to 2004, earning an MBA with a focus on Marketing. Prior to that, they attended The University of Georgia from 1992 to 1996, where they graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, specializing in Advertising. Earlier in their education, Rajesh attended Diocesan Boys' School from 1986 to 1992, although specific details about degrees or fields of study are not available.


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  • Head, Growth & Strategy, South East Asia

    August, 2008 - present

  • Group Director, Regional Clients Group

    February, 2004