Meet The Fellows: Nandini DasGupta


Nandini DasGupta is a Principal in Gartner L2, managing the research team for L2’s CPG practice, leading a team of research associates focused on developing and delivering digital insights for marketing leaders and practitioners. Her team covers a variety of categories including personal care, home care, food and beverages.

Prior to her current role, Nandini honed her marketing expertise across a variety of companies and industries, including Imation, SportsEngine, General Mills, and Acknowledge Digital Marketing. She has nearly ten years of experience across brand management, integrated marketing & digital marketing across multiple verticals, including CPG, Tech, Sports, Fashion, Luxury E-commerce, and Beauty.

Alongside her work in marketing Nandini has a deep passion for D&I, as well as multicultural & inclusive marketing. She has experience leading various ERGs and diversity organizations, as well as speaking and teaching on these topics. Additionally, Nandini serves as a mentor for organizations like the Third Eye Collective and She Runs It, working to help elevate diverse women in marketing and creative roles.  

Ultimately, Nandini aspires to bridge her experiences in brand marketing and D&I, with the hope of leading an organization that is geared towards truly inclusive marketing, thought leadership, and disrupting industry norms and notions — especially those geared towards Asian and South Asian markets.  

Native to Minnesota, she earned her BA in Economics from the University of Minnesota, and intends to enroll in a graduate business program in 2020.

Want to see more Nandini? Find her on LinkedIn and follow her on Instagram @incidentallyindian

Created in 2016 the AD Club of NY made a commitment of $100K annually to retain more diverse talent and promote more women into leadership positions. The ACNY i’mPART Fellowship Program, now in its fourth year, has expanded from helping 10 to over 50 women pursue their goals and elevate their executive presence – providing more access, tools, & nurturing necessary for them to grow and thrive in all aspects of our industry.

Each Fellow receives:

All-Expense Paid Trips to Exclusive Industry Conferences
Customized executive Training ‘Night School’ @PwC
Executive Salon Series – Access to top leaders in small settings; fostering mentor connections and intentional networking
1-year AD Club of NY membership


FOSTERING THE TALENT PIPELINE – Since 1986, The Advertising Club of New York  (ACNY) Foundation, has been dedicated to supporting and connecting advertising,  marketing and media professionals along their career paths. From students, to the C-suite, the AD Club seeks to provide opportunities and resources to promote, attract, retain & train a workforce of professionals that reflect all communities.