Kiran Khalap (born 1958) is a brand consultant, author and founder of Chlorophyll brand & communications consultancy that was set up in Mumbai, India 1999. He is an advisor to UIDAI project.
He started his career in advertising in 1983, as a trainee copywriter in Lintas (now Lowe). He won the first Ashok Jain Award for Public Service advertising. He became the youngest Creative Director in Lintas, then joined Clarion Advertising (1991), became its national creative director, and ended up, in 1997, as its first ever Chief Executive Officer and Chief Creative Officer (CEO and CCO).
Chlorophyll has been handpicked for brand creation, transformation, translation and experience projects by all the top names in Indian and international business: Unilever, Infosys, J&J, Pepsico, Tata Group. In 2008, Kiran became the first Asian, along with his partner, Anand Halve, to be invited to write in coolbrands The Guru Book, a global project of Cool Unlimited, Amsterdam, since 2003.