Welcome, my name is

Pritesh Patil

Data-Driven Storyteller

Novelist Pritesh Patil
About me

I’m a media expert, strategy consultant and entrepreneur shuttling between Seattle and Mumbai, with experience in marketing, branding & sports management. I have written two speculative fiction novels.

Futurist, Novelist &
Data-Driven Storyteller

Cross-cultural Media & Communications expert with an entrepreneurial bent and a proven record of driving growth across the advertising and sports ecosystem. Solutions driven storyteller with an eye for branding, business partnerships & content strategy. 

I am adept at deciphering consumer journeys and optimizing every touchpoint into meaningful engagement with the user.

What I do

I’m working as the Head of Media for the sports wing of a 50-year-old business in Mumbai, India. In my free time, I write novels, read books from across the length & breadth of the universal library, and tinker with entrepreneurial ideas. I will be pursuing the Masters in Digital Media and Communication (STEM) at the University of Washington (Seattle) in Fall 2021.

Digital marketing

I have a decade of experience in working with a host of brands across a plethora of sectors wearing the hats of copywriter, brand strategist, account manager and editor. Some of these are SHARP TV, Cheez, Ixigo, MPower, Bombay Environmental Action Group.

Storyteller

I have written numerous speculative fiction stories, finished two novels, completed a storytelling workshop taught by the SFWA president (on a full scholarship). I am creating a one-of-its kind sports documentary series in India (KreedaPanti X Bridge).

web Development

I have 5+ years of experience in crafting optimized WordPress sites. I have created websites for a football club, a sports media house and two non government organizations. I am continuously upgrading my skills and am currently enhancing my studies across UI/UX.

Now Reading: Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five, Noam Chomsky's On Anarchism

Skills

Copywriting
85%
Storytelling
90%
Market Research
85%
Facebook Ads
75%
Photoshop
65%
Powerdirector
65%
Digital Marketing
85%

Experience

2020-Present

Marwah Sports

Head of media

• Built the Media and Content vertical. • Led New Product Development: Creating the soccer club & the media publishing site. • Increased reach by 4X every quarter. • Created an intern development program. • Lead hiring & built the team.

2018-2019

Bombay Tone Studio

Marketing & communications manager

• Led strategy as the Account Manager for clients like HDFC Bank, MonteCruz Beverages, Outbound Festival.
• Facilitated Business Development opportunities & agency partnerships. • Led hiring, mentored Interns, & headed the firm's communications.

2018

8 Bit Media

Copywriter & Brand strategist (Contract)

• Copywriting across all media channels, from digital to OOH to Print. • Leading digital marketing campaign for ixigo during the FIFA World Cup. • Account management for key clients like Live.me, MPower, FFC, etc.