About K2

K2 is one of India’s leading Public Relations Agencies headquartered in the fastest growing city globally - Bengaluru. Founded in 2003, K2 has registered its presence in more than 45 locations nationally with a global reach that spans the Americas, Europe and Australasia.

K2 has an enviable list of clients to its credit: Wipro Limited is the leader of our client brigade for more than a decade. The other names that we can boast of having a long-term association with are Azim Premji Foundation & University, BASE Education, Aster CMI,  Columbia Asia Hospitals, House of Hiranandani, AO Smith, Canadian International School, Yield Asset, 315 Work Avenue, to name a few.

About Us

Our team

We attract and retain brilliant people who all learn from each other. Together, we recognise that the communications world is changing every day. We are out there, always looking for new opportunities as they emerge. We have one of the lowest staff turnover rates in the industry.

Above all, we never lose sight of the fact that communications is a business investment. Whatever we do, and however we do it, we want to produce measurable, specific outcomes for our clients.
Shiv Shankar Devaraj
Executive Director & Founder
Shiv Shankar Devaraj
Executive Director & Founder
Shiv has vast experience spread over all the major metros and over three decades in the PR industry. He is a world class leader who hand holds clients and leads by example. The firm is a reflection of his hard working nature and willingness to bend backwards to accommodate clients.
Sumit Jain
Associate Vice President
Sumit Jain
Associate Vice President
A multitasker and PR pro who spearheads the servicing team, juggling multiple accounts, without dropping the ball on any. We love the energy, enthusiasm, and commitment that he brings to the team. Education: PGDBA, Christ University
Krithika Rao
Account Director
Krithika Rao
Account Director
Krithika is a treasure-house of PR knowledge that adds to the K2's advantage. She has extensive experience in the industry and builds a good rapport with all the clients she handles and continues to manage them with panache!
Manju Cimani
Senior Account Director
Manju Cimani
Senior Account Director
A seasoned PR professional with over 13 years of experience, Manju is PR veteran who kickstarted her own PR firm before returning K2 to maximise opportunities. Her leadership skills and business orientation are a key element of K2's competitive edge.  In her spare time she indulges in gardening, DIYs and other creative pursuits.
Prashant G N
Content Strategist
Prashant G N
Content Strategist
With an exceptional academic and professional background, Prashanth has over 20 years of journalistic experience with The Times of India, The Hindu, Deccan Herald, and other publications. At K2 he creates content and formulates media strategies that work every time. Education: BA Sociology, Masters in Philosophy Research, University of Hyderabad.
Philip Da
Consultant
Philip Da
Consultant
Phil Dass a.k.a Philip Da is a prolific writer, editor and communicator who has over three decades of experience with national and international companies. He has fluency in traditional print as well as digital media. He guides the team through the rigmarole of modern day communications.
Preethy Ann Kochummen
Digital Head
Preethy Ann Kochummen
Digital Head
Preethy has over 18 years' experience in Digital Marketing & Communications, and has worked with UBS, Cognizant, Amazon and AOL, in various digital roles over the years. Her diverse experience adds a different lens to the way we do Digital PR at K2. Education: MBA, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
Praveen Kumar
Senior Manager - Data
Praveen Kumar
Senior Manager - Data
Praveen has been an integral part of K2 since its inception. In addition to all-round expertise in IT network management, client servicing, updates, organising press conferences in tier-II cities, etc, he steps up and handles anything else that might be needed. He embodies the 'happy to help' K2 philosophy when it comes to resolving issues- big or small.
Devatha Venugopal
Executive
Devatha Venugopal
Executive
'Venu Anna' as he is fondly called has been with K2 for over 15 years. He is the one you call when you need help. With a beaming smile, Venu understands each team member’s professional needs and is an ace at banking processes. Not only that, his exploits in the wild and tales of physical fitness are worth hearing.

Driving communications since 2003

An enlightening journey, handling over 500 top notch clients over the years
Foundation of K2 Communications
2003-2007

The founding years were challenging times but the founding team met them nonchalantly with a few but well known clients and paved the way ahead.....

Foundation of K2 Communications
2008-2011

This was a time of consolidation with a flurry of new clients. We had to hire the best of staff to meet the expectations of the clients.

2012-2016

New technologies meant we had to learn and adapt newer ways to perform our duties. And we did. Digital PR and the new wave of social media, etc., meant a larger audience, a larger universe. But we managed to rein in and come out on top...

2017- present

We started well but the pandemic in 2020 was a litmus test. With loyal and understanding clients, a well-informed media and the unwavering support of the staff, we managed to ride it out and here we are...