Ujaya Shakya has been appointed as the ECI Ambassador for the region, representing Nepal, India, Sri-Lanka and Bangladesh. ECI Awards, founded by International Entrepreneurs, Creatives & Innovators Association in the United States, is the first global award in the digital economy that uses “Effectiveness of Innovation” as the evaluation criteria.
It recognizes the most innovative achievements in the categories of business model, product, service, technology, marketing, and management to encourage and inspire innovations applied in commercial and creative industries around the world.
Ujaya is also the winner of the prestigious Flame Leadership Award 2018 from Rural Marketing Association of India. He has been the face of Nepali advertising in global platforms for a few years now as he is regularly invited as a jury member in many global advertising & brand awards across the world. He is a jury for Young Ones for The One Club New York for the Year 2020 and has been in the jury panel for the year 2017 and 2018; he was a jury member for AD Stars, Busan for three consequent years; he was also a jury member at Festival of Media Global Awards 2018 in Rome. He represented Nepalese advertising at many global forums and has been a jury for multiple years at Flame Awards India. He has been trying his best to bring global recognition for the Nepali ad world and truly believes that the next generation’s creative thinkers will be the gamechanger for the country.
He is also the author of “Brandsutra”, a seminal book on Nepali advertising and communication and currently heads Outreach Nepal.