Akhil Ranade

Sports Marketing Consultant & Cricket Enthusiast

Akhil’s expertise spans across the spectrum of sports marketing, category management, sponsorship consulting & digital content creation.

He started his career with sports marketing divisions of leading communication agencies like Ogilvy and DDB and moved onto consulting with IMG’s sports consulting division. His last corporate stint was with Puma India, as the head of their cricket business.

Since March 2014, he runs his own boutique agency where he pursues his true calling of working on projects which he enjoys and is working in various domains in the sports industry.
He has been the founding member of a Pro Kabaddi franchisee and has developed various content IP's like What The Duck,Viru Ke Funde, Bowled Over and WTD Googlies. He partners Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane in all his commercial ventures and is helping develop a few startups as an advisor