Who we are

Ripple is an animation studio. Our sole purpose is to create animated product & service videos for businesses. We work with large conglomerates, mid size companies and start ups across the US, India, Singapore & the Middle East. As companies and brands begin to see ROI on video assets, the need for a reliable partner to produce quality content at scale, on time and on budget has become a very real one. Ripple serves as such a partner for its clients.

Our in-house team comprises strategists, conceptualizers, script writers, graphic designers, visualizers, directors and animators. All of us collectively, have one goal – to make 100% of the work we do for our clients memorable.

Founded by Madhura Samarth & Vivek Nathwani, both from a Liberal Arts background and with degrees in Economics from leading universities in the US, Ripple is well placed to serve the global market. The founders' background of studying and working in the UK and US as well as India, has been instrumental in creating an international work culture, with stringent processes, within the company.

The Team

Madhura Samarth

Madhura Samarth

Founder

Prior to Ripple, Madhura founded and ran sharp Shooter Films, a production company, which was a joint venture with WPP, the largest media group in the world.

During her career in advertising, Madhura has worked with large, global brands including Coke, Sunsilk, AT&T, BskyB, Samsonite and Mentos.

Madhura is an investment banker by training. She spent several years at Brean Murray & Co.Inc. in New York before she decided to move back to Mumbai and join her family business, a TV production company. That career shift eventually led to the joint venture with WPP.

Madhura completed her B.A. in Economics from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI.

Vivek Nathwani

Vivek Nathwani

Founder

Prior to Ripple, Vivek founded and ran Veri Communications, a corporate communications firm. He worked with several clients, large and small, on branding, marketing strategy, internal communications, campaigns and employee engagement programs. His clients included The Essar Group, The Tata Group, Lavasa and Wockhardt.

Vivek started his career as an investment banker, holding senior positions at JP Morgan Chase and Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi in New York. He received his B.A. in Economics from Haverford College, PA and completed his schooling in London.

Smaran Savanal

Smaran Savanal

Animation Director

Smaran has been an animator of repute for over a decade now, having worked in Singapore and India. He was a key player on the animation team of the multi-award winning Japanese animation feature, TATSUMI (a contender for the Best Foreign Film Oscar 2012 and a nominee at the Cannes Film Festival).

Upon moving back to Mumbai, Smaran joined Ripple as the Director of Animation. He holds a B.A. (hons.) degree in Animation Arts, Media Arts from Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore.