Raj Kamble Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Famous Innovations

Raj, a graduate of the Sir JJ School of Applied Art, started his career at Enterprise Nexus/Lowe, Mumbai, where he went on to win half a dozen Clio Awards in his formative years, along with being the first Indian to be nominated for D&AD in 1996.

In 2001 Raj moved to Lowe, London, where he worked on brands such as Stella Artois, Unilever, Nestle and Saab, among many others. Soon he started a new role as Creative Director at Lowe New York. His winning streak continued as he bagged an One Show Gold and a Gold Lion at Cannes for his work for Stella Artois, Gillette and Light of Life Foundation.

After seven years at Lowe New York, he was hired by BBDO New York in 2010, as the Senior Creative Director. His work titled ‘World’s Biggest Shave’ was talked about in the Financial Times, CNBC and the New York Times. And his innovative work in print has won a couple of Cannes Gold Lions and a Silver Pencil in D&AD in 2011.

After more than a decade in the business, Raj moved back to his hometown, as the Chief Creative Officer for BBH India where he handled accounts like Vaseline, Diageo, World Gold Council and Google Chrome. Now as Founder and CCO at Famous, Raj is channeling his years of creative genius towards making several Indian and global brands famous.

Raj has cumulatively won more than 150 Global awards including at Cannes Lions, One Show, D&AD, the Clio Award, the Andy Awards, AdFest and Art Directors Club. He has given lectures at institutes such as the Kellogg Institute of Management and Columbia University. He was on the jury of OneShow 2014 and also runs Miami Ad School in India.