Suresh Balaji


Web3 Marketing Association (W3MA) · Hong Kong

Suresh is the Founder of Web3 Marketing Association (W3MA). W3MA is the world’s first community aimed at using the collective power of marketers to help build the next generation of the internet.

He is passionate about Web3 and Blockchain, and the opportunities they bring to business models, innovation and customer experience.

Suresh is also in the process of incorporating a stealth Web3 Start-up accelerator that will be announced in Q3 2022.

Suresh is a seasoned marketing transformation leader with deep experience in Marketing Technologies, Marketing Science, Data and Analytics, Media Transformation, Segment Management, Demand Generation and Brand growth. Until recently, Suresh was the Chief Marketing Officer for HSBC Asia Pacific and Chief Marketing Officer for HSBC Life globally.

Suresh is a Founder Member and Co- Chair of Male Allies Leadership Council Hong Kong that operates under the aegis of The Women’s Foundation HK.

Suresh is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of HH Global, a leading marketing solutions company. He is also an Advisory Board Member of the CMO Council, Australasia Advisory Board Member of the Ehrenberg Bass Institute, University of South Australia, and a Male Ally for UN Women.

Suresh has held various leadership roles in strategy, sales, products, media and advertising, working for HSBC, GlaxoSmithKline and WPP.

Suresh is a chemistry graduate and holds a postgraduate degree from the University of Oxford. He is the recipient of The Said Prize for Academic Achievement presented by the University of Oxford. Suresh has been awarded as one of the Top 50 CMOs in the Asia Pacific region by Campaign Asia, and a finalist at American Chamber of Commerce HK’s WOI Awards for Male Allyship.