About Us

Exceptional commitment to quality, delivery optimization and service.

About Paragon

Paragon Digital is a premier digital media services agency offering expert media operations, data analytics, creative and campaign optimization, as well as ancillary business finance services to advertisers, publishers and ad tech platforms across the globe.

ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 27001 certified, Paragon Digital is distinguished by its exceptional commitment to quality, delivery optimization, and by account teams that provide white glove service to 50+ clients.

Founded in 2007 by Andrew Fawcett-Wolf, Ramesh Kannan and Rajesh Kannan in direct response to the market’s urgent need for high-level and on-demand technical expertise. Since its founding Paragon Digital has grown to 1,300 employees, with offices in Chennai, Los Angeles, Bangalore, Boston, New York, London, and Melbourne. Paragon Digital was acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network in 2017.

Our values

Success demands investment – in employees, technology, certification and processes – so that we can deliver the highest quality possible to our clients. Every employee is thoroughly trained in existing and emerging technology and campaign strategy so that when they engage with a client, they can hit the ground running. We are certified in the leading ad-tech and analytics tools so that we can seamlessly fit into your environment and work how you work. And we are a 100% process driven organization, which allows us to adapt to whatever changes our industry throws our way.

When you work with us, you can expect:

Excellence – Process-obsessed, we strive for data-driven, detail-oriented excellence in every situation, every tactic, every outcome and every client.

Collaborative – We’re proud to be part of a team, and our openness and ability to share, learn and adapt. We love process, but we dislike cookie-cutters. Collaboration means meeting clients where they are … adapting to your systems, workflows, priorities, not the other way around.

Accountable – If a job needs to be delivered, we strive to exceed client expectations.We hold ourselves to exacting standards, and we invite you to hold us accountable to yours.

Agile – Our industry is marked by constant change, and in the coming year, those changes will accelerate. That’s why we build agility and flexibility into our teams. And it’s how we can ensure the best outcomes for our clients.

Diverse – Diversity is at the heart of our business. We’re so proud of our team, and clients reap the benefits of this.

Resilient – As 2020 profoundly demonstrated, we’re reliable and dependable – consistently finding solutions to client needs. We worry, so clients don’t have to.

Paragon in numbers

18000

reports created per month

50000

cups of chai served per month

100

dashboards created per month

50

clients across the globe

Our Team

Paragon Digital is led by a team of passionate and collaborative thought leaders from across the globe. We work hard to ensure our clients partner with us for an important reason: Our unparalleled commitment to service delivery and quality makes them better business partners to their customers.

Andrew Fawcett-Wolf
Co-founder & CEO

Passionate about: photography, travel, design

Andrew always has been passionate about sales efficacy. Andrew has established and led the commercial operations of many multi-market media / advertising organizations for the likes of emap, UBM, AltaVista, CNET, Vodafone, Operative and Orange.

Sarah Chapman
EVP, Global Client Services

Passionate about: problem solving, cross-culture, soccer

Sarah oversees client engagement globally and works to ensure that Paragon’s services are delivered to the highest level of quality and service. Previously, Sarah has defined and executed client engagement strategies for digital marketing companies including Operative and Fivia / WideOrbit.

Hari Menon
COO

Passionate about: family, operational excellence, business strategy

Hari is particularly interested in systems and operations (so much so, he has MBA in it). Prior to joining Paragon, Hari was working as President of India Operations with AffinityX. He has also worked with MRF Tyres, Perot Systems and Alden Publishing. Hari’s experience includes healthcare, publishing and digital marketing.

David Tyler
President of Sales

Passionate about: family, operational efficiency, business strategy

David is passionate about helping publishers, brands and platforms of all sizes increase revenue by expanding products, services and markets. David’s background includes a leading role at CMP Media, building and launching a global content and sales business for technology providers.

Savitha Nair
Senior VP, HR

Passionate about: art, simplifying things and helping others

Savitha is passionate about the wellbeing of people. Her vast experience across multiple organizations has enabled her to not only gain a deep understanding of the needs of Paragon Digital but also, the needs of the Paragon team.

Mahesh Melwani
CFO

Passionate about: badminton, finance and family

Mahesh is passionate finance professional and loves playing sports, especially Badminton. Mahesh previously worked for Scope e-Knowledge Center as CFO and is a chartered account and cost accountant.