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Deep Kalra

Founder, MakeMyTrip.com

St. Stephen's & IIM, Ahmedabad

Deep Kalra steered MakeMyTrip as CEO since its inception in 2000, to a successful listing on NASDAQ in August 2010. He took on the role of Group CEO in August 2013, to focus on Strategy, M&A and international businesses. He continues to lead the Group’s strategic developments and overall execution excellence.

Deep has been serving as the President of The Indus Entrepreneurs, Delhi Board since January 2013. He served on the NASSCOM Executive Council from 2010-2013 He is also an active Angel Investor in the Internet space. He is a founding member of “I am Gurgaon” – an NGO focused on improving the quality of life in Gurgaon. He is also closely involved with Udayan Care and GiveIndia.

Deep has been recognized by Ernst & Young as Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Transformation (2011), as the most powerful Digital influencer in India (2012) by KPMG and ‘Internet Man of the Year’ (2010) by IAMAI. TTG Asia awarded him Best Travel Entrepreneur of 2012 at the TTG Travel Awards. Deep was also felicitated as a ‘Distinguished Alumni’ of IIM-A during the Institute’s Golden Jubilee celebrations in December 2011.

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