Balendran Kandeban (KANDEE)
CEO/ Director– Sparks Sri Lanka, Brandcom Sri Lanka (Former Rediffusion Y&R Sri Lanka), Sri Lanka
Over the past 18 years, Kandee has been a pioneer in the world of media, sales, marketing, and advertising in both Sri Lanka and India.
He is currently the CEO/Director of Sparks Sri Lanka, a fully integrated Creative, Media, Advertising and Digital Marketing Company, CEO of Brandcom (Former Rediffusion Y&R Sri Lanka) and also the Celebrity Host of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” in Sri Lanka.
He was also the former Marketing & Sales Director of MTV Channels Network in Sri Lanka, Director, Business Development of MBC Radio Networks, Digital Head of MTV & MBC Networks, Channel Head of Shakthi FM, Head of Sales MTV & Shakthi TV, Head of AAHAA 91.9 FM, NBC, India.
Kandee was also the mastermind behind many successful campaigns which includes #LoveLifeHIV Awareness Campaign, #SafeRoadsSri Lanka – a National Road Safety Project, Diabetes Free Sri Lanka, “Fight Dengue. Save Lives” Campaign which reached out to millions around the country. He is currently spearheading #SafeChildSriLanka, an yearlong National Child Safety Campaign together with the Pediatric College of Sri Lanka.