Dr. Kishore Budha works as a Director of Semiotics at 1HQ, a Windsor, UK-based Brand Agency.
Kishore holds an PhD in Semiotics and Cultural Studies and an MA in International Communications from the University of Leeds. At 1HQ, Kishore brings skills and expertise in uncovering hidden social and cultural meanings for products, packaging and brands.
He has worked on semiotics projects in UK, US, India, Italy, Nigeria and China. He has previously worked with semiotics agency Sign Salad and where he engaged in semiotic and cultural analysis of products and brand communications spanning FMCG, Luxury IT Services and Education.
Kishore is an active researcher and has published book chapters in the fields of technology and popular culture besides serving on the board of three peer-reviewed journals of popular culture and philosophy.