Deep Kalra

Pioneer of online travel, Founder and CEO of Make My Trip


Deep Kalra is the Founder and Group CEO of ‘Make My Trip’, the largest online travel company, as well as the largest e-commerce business in India. 

After graduation from IIM Ahmedabad, Deep worked at ‘ABN AMRO’, a Dutch bank, for three years. He then worked with ‘AMF Bowling’ to set up bowling alleys in India before joining ‘GE Capital’ as the Vice President of Business Development.

He currently serves as an Independent Director for ‘India Mart.com’, a leading B2B website. He is one of the founding members of ‘Ashoka University’ and is a part of its governing body. He is also a founding member of ‘I am Gurgaon’, an NGO focused on improving the quality of life in Gurgaon.

Deep served as the President of the ‘TIE Delhi Chapter’ from 2013 to 2016 and continues to serve as an active board member. He is the Vice Chairman of ‘IAMAI’ and a member of NASSCOM's Internet Council. Deep is also a member of CIL's (The Confederation of Indian Industry) Tourism sub-committee and a sought-after speaker at prestigious conferences in India as well as abroad.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

Deep has been recognized by Ernst and Young as ‘Entrepreneur of the Year-Business Transformation’ and as the ‘Most Powerful Digital Influencer in India’ (2012) by KPMG. TTG Asia awarded him ‘Best Travel Entrepreneur of 2012’ at the TTG Travel Awards.

Why Deep Kalra ?

With a deep vision and ahead-of-the-market ideas, he promotes entrepreneurship and innovation. Deep’s ideas, vision, and strategies make him a valuable speaker to address students, corporates, entrepreneurs, and higher management. 

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