Category Archives: Jay Vikram Bakshi

Of Chili Chicken, Airplane Flights and the chase for Budget Papers

My personal connect with India’s annual Union Budget started when Manmohan Singh was the Finance Minister who was tasked to try and “kick-start the economy.” That was the headline in 52 point bold that ran across the financial daily I … Continue reading

Posted in Jay Vikram Bakshi, Jaywalking, media, money, politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hello World- Welcome to Data-ism

If there was one definitive book I read in 2018, which I want to refer to in 2019, it was Yuval Harari‘s ‘Homo Deus‘. And as I read this page-turner, a few thoughts stayed with me. Q: Why do we … Continue reading

Posted in career advice, communications, consumer research, Corporate, entrepreneurship, Jay Vikram Bakshi, Jaywalking, marketing, mobile marketing, social media, social media marketing, Social networking, social networking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Not the Usual Yada Yada- an Open Letter to Google, Facebook, Twitter, and all digital platforms

All social networks and search engines need to start seriously working on a common code of conduct, which keeps people safe online. And it starts with people understanding what they can share, and what they can’t when they sign-in, whether they can read English, or any other language or none at all. Continue reading

Posted in communications, content, Corporate, Jay Vikram Bakshi, Leadership, politics, social media, Social networking, social networking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Questions for CSR Game Changers

I was at a meeting with Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General and CEO of IICA. Dr. Chatterjee is known for the Chatterjee Model for CSR reporting in India’s public sector undertakings. This model, after much change, debate and deliberation passed into … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate, CSR, Jay Vikram Bakshi, social enterprise, sustainability | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Free Basics vs. Net Neutrality:What Ashok Jain may have said

when there are two sides, always look for the third eye view- my POV on Net Neutrality vs. Free Basics
Continue reading

Posted in communications, content, Corporate, CSR, entrepreneurship, India marketing, Jay Vikram Bakshi, marketing, money, politics, social enterprise | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Road to a Digital Nation starts with building toilets

The three themes in Prime Minister Modi’s Independence Day address were Clean India, Skilled India and Digital India as a vision for Made in India. Here’s my personal take on how they link together. Continue reading

Posted in Corporate, CSR, Jay Vikram Bakshi, Leadership, politics, social enterprise, sustainability, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Retail Remix

Last weekend was about entrepreneurs! Its become some kind of a habit for me to spend a day each week with startups. Saturdays turn out to be the best days. VC’s, and PE’s are winding down their mad travel schedules…a … Continue reading

Posted in entrepreneurship, Jay Vikram Bakshi, Jaywalking, marketing, money, social enterprise, sustainability | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Whose content is it anyway?

Last week, I participated in a twitter poll on A-listers. The question put forth by @anaggh, a social media influencer in India, was ‘who according to you is an A lister on twitter?” and I answered A lister= people with … Continue reading

Posted in communications, content, entrepreneurship, India marketing, Jay Vikram Bakshi, marketing, social media, social media marketing, Social networking | Leave a comment

Is the News Room dying?

I didn’t blog a year back when Instagram, was valued at One BILLION dollars and acquired by Facebook, about the same time when Kodak filed for bankruptcy. I thought enough has been written already about how Instagram, which allows people … Continue reading

Posted in communications, Jay Vikram Bakshi, social media, social media marketing, Social networking, social networking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Flip Side of Social Media

It’s time to end the silence. And what’s prompting me this time around is the flip side of social media. Having spent almost a year of talking, lecturing, Debating the worth and RoI of social media, and social networks as … Continue reading

Posted in Jay Vikram Bakshi, marketing, politics, social media, social media marketing, Social networking, social networking | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments