Rishad Tobaccowala is Chief Strategist and member of the Directoire+ of Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest communications group where he works closely with the leadership on helping Publicis and its Clients re-invent themselves for a transformational era.
He was most recently the Chairman of DigitasLBi and of Razorfish, two global firms owned by Publicis Groupe focused on marketing and business transformation.
Rishad also serves on the Board of Directors/Advisors on companies that Publicis is an investor including Matomy and Jana Mobile. Rishad is also Chairman of the Tobaccowala Foundation.
Rishad was named by BusinessWeek as one of the top business leaders for his pioneering innovation and TIME magazine dubbed him one of five “Marketing Innovators”.
Rishad has earned a BS in Mathematics from the University of Bombay and an MBA from The University of Chicago.