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MEET THE TEAM

Vivek Bhatnagar

founder & ceo

an engineer with an mba from iim bangalore, vivek has extensive international experience in setting up and scaling regional & country level business development, marketing & sales operations including India, Asia Pacific & Americas for leading global and indian products & services companies. a strategic thinker, vivek was responsible for conceptualizing, launching and building a strong operations team for templatolio to bring a step change & disrupt the traditional creative agency model by digitalizing marketing & creative processes. he drives formulation of templatolio’s growth strategy, business plans, new offerings and business development. vivek advises clients across industries on marketing strategy, digital leadership & ensuring delivery of business outcomes for clients.

Manav Thadani

co-founder

Serial entrepreneur, trusted advisor and a passionate hotelier, Manav is the Founder and Chairman of Hotelivate, a new-age, innovative and curated consulting firm spread across South and Southeast Asia. Over the past two decades, Manav has led, managed/performed numerous feasibility studies, economic valuations and market studies for diverse hospitality assets and conducted several operator search and management contract negotiations, representing the owners. He has also served as a member of the Asset Management team for a few hotels in India. Additionally, Manav runs five conferences in Asia Pacific, namely, Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia (HICSA); Hotel Operations Summit India (HOSI); Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Indonesia; THINC Sri Lanka; and THINC Innovate, Bangkok. As Co-Founder of SAMHI, Manav forayed into the world of hotel ownership on behalf of foreign institutional capital a few years ago. SAMHI currently has approximately 4,300 rooms spread over 29 hotel assets across India. Until recently, Manav also served as the Chairman for HVS in Asia Pacific. He brought HVS to South Asia in 1997, and, in a market that hadn’t yet recognized the need for professional consulting expertise, Manav grew HVS South Asia into a formidable consulting, valuation and executive search firm. His role across Asia Pacific had him overseas the 7 offices of HVS in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Mumbai and Delhi.

Mansi bhatnagar

managing director

a les roches & sha alumni, mansi is responsible for running the lifeline operations for templatolio. having worked in india, americas & europe, she brings over 24 years of international hospitality operations, pre-opening, training, marketing and communications experience. she has worked with renowned hospitality brands like the oberoi, starwood, ihg and carlson rezidor and her global experience enables templatolio to provide essential brand strategies to domestic and international hotel operators and owners. her passion for quality and constant drive to find creative solutions for every strategic problem is a philosophy that has seeped into the lifeline of templatolio. these insights have ensured that clients see templatolio as their integrated marketing arm and not just an agency.


The Templatolians

an established team of marketing practitioners, brand strategists, digital marketers, creative & graphic experts, copywriters and web technologists with tens of years of experience working across hospitality, technology, consumer goods, healthcare, luxury goods, real-estate & retail verticals, our team is young, social media & digital world savvy and always one step ahead of the curve in this fast adapting digital world. a small footnote worth mentioning is that our team incidentally is also google & facebook certified.