President @Brand Capital International
Neville Taraporewalla is the President & Board Director of BCCL Worldwide Inc. He is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and heads the North American operations of the media conglomerate Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL), The Times of India Group. Having set up the US operations, Neville has been responsible for overseeing the group's strategic investment arm Brand Capital International and built the consumer advertising business from North America for its media assets.
Before his current role, Neville held senior executive leadership positions as General Manager at Microsoft Corporation, India; Country Manager & Director, Yahoo; CEO, Publicitas Digital, COO of Mid-Day Multimedia Ltd & General Manager-Times Interactive at The Times of India Group. Neville has been the voice on the importance & role of media as an alternative investment platform to early and growth stage companies to build brand loyalty, acquire customers and sustain long-term customers through media for equity partnerships. Neville has been Co-founder, past Chairman and Vice Chairman of the industry body Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) in 2004 & 2005.