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Alok Gadkar
Executive Creative Director & General Manager
The Classic Partnership

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES // Alok Gadkar is a graduate from the prestigious JJ School of Art and holds a BFA Degree specializing in photography. With close to 2 decades of experience, he has gone through the ranks of the industry and seen action with successful stints at Mudra Communications (DDB), Enterprise Nexus, Lowe Mena, Leo Burnett and currently, The Classic Partnership in Dubai.

A strong believer that its always ‘idea first’, Alok has been on the awarding jury at Cannes Lions Health and on the Grand Jury panel of New York Festivals, The Global Awards and KYIV Festival and has also been a guest speaker at Cannes Lions, Dubai Lynx and Mena Cristal.

Through the years, Alok has hauled an impressive collection of metals in Gold, Silver, Bronze and Grand Prix from Cannes Lions, D&AD, D&AD Impact, One Show, Clio Health, The Global Awards, New York Festivals, Dubai Lynx, Mena Cristal, Abby and AAAi Awards.

A defined all-rounder; Alok has spearheaded work for fashion brands, Splash and Iconic; for healthcare leaders, Aster and Medcare; and for shakers, Times of India and Economic Times.