Mark Hannant - founder
Mark is a communicator, entrepreneur, and adventurer. He began his professional life as a business journalist in the UK and went on to build a successful career in corporate communications. He was managing director and COO of Trident Communications, a leading corporate publishing house with businesses in the US, Europe, and the Middle East. After selling the business to private equity investors he was a founder partner of the Engage Group, named by Design Week as the fastest growing UK consultancy in 2008. In 2009 he moved to India to launch magenta.
Mark continues to advise corporate clients. He works with Indian companies creating international footprints and in-bound investors into India. He has significant experience working in cross-border environments with organisations engaged in large-scale transformations.
He is an avid trekker and fell walker and sneaks into the office early some days to listen to country and western music.