Vikas Chawla is the Co-Founder of India’s leading fastest growing independent marketing solutions company, Social Beat; Influencer.in, one of India’s largest social media influencer network and DigGrad, a digital marketing training initiative. Founded in 2012, Social Beat is a Premier Google Partner, recommended Facebook agency and a trusted online expert with 170+ team members across Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon & Mumbai and an award-winning agency having bagged awards from Google, Social Samosa, Advertising Club of Madras, Advertising Club of Bangalore, aFaqs and more. Vikas is a member of the Facebook India SME Council, winner of the British Council UK Alumni Entrepreneur Award 2020 for India and South Asia, recognized as the Top 50 Content Marketers by Linkedin in 2018, Social Samosa 40 Under 40 in 2019, Agency Reporter 40 Under 40 in 2019, Top 100 Digital Marketer in India by Paul Writer & Pluralsight in 2017 and as one of the Most Influential Digital Marketing Leaders by CMO Asia in 2016. He comes with 15 years of experience in diverse functions ranging from marketing, sales and HR across Taj Hotels and Murugappa Group. Vikas Chawla holds a Masters degree in Management from London School of Economics and a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Loyola College. He was part of a select group of individuals that went through the Digital Insider program by Google and ISB, Hyderabad. He is a Charter Member of TiE and active in forums like Roundtable, British Business Group and CII's Young Indians.