Asha Patel (Ranchhod)

Head of Marketing, Google South Africa

Asha Ranchhod Patel is Head of Marketing at Google South Africa and Head of Ads Marketing for Sub-Saharan Africa. She is a digitally savvy brand builder with over 16 years of emerging, developing and developed market experience both working with and leading global brands.

She holds degrees in Informatics, Honours Cum Laude in Business Management specialising in Marketing Management, and multiple Henley and Wits Business Schools certifications.

Asha has been recognised as one of Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans, is a One Young World Ambassador, a member of the UN’s Unstereotype Alliance and Adweek Africa’s Advisory Council.