In charge of strategizing the future course of business for Assemblage, Arjun finds his varied experience holding him in good stead.
A London School of Economics graduate, Arjun has worked with Deutsche Bank's investment banking division in London as a part of the energy banking franchise advising clients on capital markets and M&A transactions. Following that he joined Genel Energy – a unique investment vehicle set up by former BP CEO Tony Hayward, former Goldman Sachs EMEA CEO Julian Metherell and business baron Nat Rothschild. At Genel, Arjun was part of the commercial, strategy and business development team.
A technology enthusiast, Arjun is committed to developing the business across new verticals. He's currently exploring various opportunities including the gamification of education and skills development, with more to come.
Accredited with sourcing the first CGI television series to India from the US market even before the country had anything to demonstrate to the world market, Max's contribution to the Indian animation industry is indelible.
Voted the "Most Influential" in this space by his peers, Max has built a strong reputation of credibility and quality over the last 16 years in the animation business alone.
In the 14 years spent at Crest Animation Studios, his remarkable tutelage and hard work led the company to win several awards in India and globally, including a BAFTA, an ANNIES nomination, and Apsara Guild Award among other laurels. It was also under his leadership that India's first 3D stereoscopic animated film "Alpha and Omega" was delivered, in collaboration with Lionsgate.
A pioneer in the industry, a leader par excellence and a people's person, Max adds another feather to his hat by being an entrepreneur at 55.
His philosophy based on trust and excellence remains the driving force behind Assemblage.