Vishal Ponnappa

Strategic Planner

Vishal brings a mix of research and digital planning skills. Since arriving in New Zealand he has completed his Master’s degree in Marketing from AUT, worked as Research Manager at Fresh Focus, and Marketing Consultant at Black Sand Tours.
Prior to that Vishal worked for Dentsu Webchutney and Ogilvy & Mather in Bangalore. Vishal’s experience includes:
  • Research projects for Jucy, MediaWorks, Panasonic, ACG and Viostream.`
  • Strategic planning and research for the University of Auckland.
  • Management of Valspar paint’s social media programme.
  • Early stage concept research for an Auckland SME support portal being considered by several public sector bodies.
  • Digital marketing programme design for Black Sand Tours.
  • Digital planning for Flipkart, Score condoms, Quikr, Daily Hunt, Landmark Rewards, Puma, TI Cycles
Vishal’s skill set includes digital campaign design, social media, content creation, and analytics.