Key People

The minds behind


Chaitanya Boyapati

Managing Director

A prudent entrepreneur gifted with shrewdness of business and the right judgment for art in equal weights, Chaitanya Boyapati is a computer science graduate and holds a management degree from the University of Wales, Cardiff. It is his passion for creativity and business acumen that led to the inception and rise of one of the most coveted independent ad agencies in Hyderabad – Janrise.

Sumann Gadde

Co-Founder & Creative Director

Creative Director aka Chief Happiness Officer of Janrise, Suman Gadde is the source of creative masterpieces that are cranked out of Janrise. An “Artsmith” of exemplary imaginative caliber coupled with unmatched wit and commonsense Suman’s creatives tickle interest and imagination – eventually giving any product/brand the required buzz in the market. His non-conformist and unique creativity helped Janrise win awards and accolades within a very short span since its founding.

C. Ratnakar Rao

Executive Director – Strategy & Planning

Mr. Rao holds a Management Education Program degree from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. He will mastermind advertising strategy, brand planning and integrated marketing communications for Janrise clients.

He brings a mix of knowledge and insights assimilated over 25 years of rich experience with leading Indian and international advertising agency networks. Mr. Rao has also worked in the Middle East (for clients brands spread across MENA – Middle East, North Africa and European markets). He has been associated with the marketing communication activities of major international brands including Sony, Unilever, Clorox Corporation, Henkel Germany and General Motors Corporation, to name a few.

His interests outside advertising include teaching, gardening, reading and travelling.

Avinash Garikipati

Director Brand & Corporate Communication

A go-getter and a remarkable communicator Avinash puts his heart and soul into business development. A very outgoing and lively person he is always a step ahead to learn global business trends and upgrade his knowledge base. Avinash has been key in getting and managing several realty and food sector clients for Janrise.

Abhi Rathan

Creative Manager

A designer with a niche perspective and who passionately loves art in all its forms Abhi has journeyed with Janrise since its inception. Abhi rightly complements and comes handy to our creative director by precisely translating his ideas into an astounding creative. Abhi’s innovative creatives coupled with flawless execution helped Janrise bag several awards.


Head- Business Affairs

Meena’s career expedition started with Janrise. Through sheer dedication to work, exemplary communication and clear understanding of current day market requirements, Meena has made a superlative inception into Business Development.

Meena has received her Master's and M. Phil degree from University of Hyderabad in Language Sciences. Her passion towards Advertising has made her work indispensable in both the Creative and Account Management Departments, proving her potential in every role she plays.

Other than advertising, her other interests includes reading social commentaries.


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