Throwback to NewAGE: IT Mag

ComputerWorld Canada department editor Patricia Pickett discussed this and more with Sathish Bala, president and CEO of Toronto-based New Age Consulting, a company that, depending on its client’s needs, will either take on the customer’s IT project or recruit people into positions that need to be filled before a project can be completed.

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Throwback to NewAGE Consulting! #TBT

Sathish Bala couldn’t wait to start his own business. He was still a student at Ryerson University’s computer science program in 1997, when he decided to embark on an entrepreneurial feat. And so, NewAge Consulting, a Markham-based company specializing in data intelligence, was born.

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Ryerson Alumni Achievement Awards Recipients!

A recognized leader in digital marketing and branding, Sathish Bala launched his first company, Spyder Designs, with two fellow students while in his final year at Ryerson. Building upon his entrepreneurial experience, he launched NewAge Inc. in 2000. Seven years later, Bala combined his passion for marketing with his background in technology to create BlueBand Digital, a turnkey digital marketing agency with offices in Toronto, Montreal, India and Costa Rica. Bala sold BlueBand Digital and is now vice-president of digital and innovation at Arrivals+Departures. He also raises awareness of Canadian-South Asian musicians through his not-for-profit desiFEST Music.

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Toronto, ON (December 12, 2016) – Independent creative agencies Extreme Group (founded in 1997) and Blammo Worldwide (established in 1991 as Gee, Jeffery & Partners/GJP) are pleased to announce that the two firms have combined to form Arrivals + Departures.

Rounding out Arrivals + Departures’ leadership team in Toronto are Phil Sylver, Creative Director, Dawn Whiteman, Director, Planning, Claire McRae, Director, Production and Daniel Tolensky, Partner, Chief Financial Officer, who was instrumental in bringing the agencies together. New senior hires include Ian Brooks (formerly John St.) as Director, Client Service and Sathish Bala as VP, Digital & Technology.

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E 06 Sathish Bala – desiFEST | The Framing Podcast

Sathish Bala is an entrepreneur, mentor, and Founder of DesiFEST. 
Basically A serial entrepreneur, that loves finding new problems to solve, developing deep relationships with partners and clients and challenging his fears. As a ‘digital’ native with a drive to understand human connection and behaviour Sathish blends uncommon worlds as he creates new realities with music and business.

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Sathish Bala continues to inspire next generation of South Asians!

“It is important for us to continue evolving the original concept of desiFEST. Ten years ago, there was a need to find and showcase desi urban artists and today there is an equally important need to help in nurturing, educating and building bridges for our community. That is a future I look forward to with desiFEST,” says Bala.

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The agency’s new division, Blue Dot, will target the Asian/South Asian community.

Published: July 7, 2014

Officially launched on Canada Day (“What better to celebrate what it means to be South Asian in North America than to launch our ethnic marketing division,” said founder Sathish Bala in a statement), the new division will offer the same services as its parent company, including digital, print, TV and social creative. Bala will continue to lead the new shop, while Harp Patel will act as creative director.

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