With a career spanning almost 2 decades, KB has created some of the most influential, effective and innovative advertising.
He started his advertising career as a management trainee, and later a copywriter, at Lowe Lintas.
A creative director job at Ambience Publicis followed. His next move was as an executive creative director to Leo Burnett. Prior to Co-founding Company, KB was the creative head of Mudra Mumbai, where he won a series of awards both national and international. Ranked among India’s top 5 creative people by Campaign Brief Asia and listed amongst the most influential creative people by Economic Times Brand Equity agency ready reckoner, he still finds the victories in the marketplace sweeter.
Ramnathkar launched his career by winning a Gold medal at the JJ School of Arts in Mumbai.
Three decades into the business, he has spearheaded the creative teams at DDB Needham, Dubai, Mudra DDB, Leo Burnett and Enterprise Nexus, Mumbai, and Bates Enterprise where he was the Executive Creative Director.
Before Company, Ramnathkar was also the founder of Umbrella, a specialty design agency. Now 7 years old, Umbrella Design was ranked number 5 among all design agencies in India by The Economic Times.
With over 150 national and 50 international awards at Cannes Lions, One Show, Clio, New York Festivals, he was the first Indian to judge the Outdoor category at Cannes, 2006.