board directors & advisors MakeMyTrip Limited , Mauritius (NASDAQ: MMYT)

  • philip c. wolf

    philip c. wolf
    advisor

    Philip C. Wolf is the non-executive chairman of eDreams ODIGEO (MAD:EDR), a group of online travel booking sites based in Barcelona. From 1994 through 2012, Mr. Wolf was the non-executive chairman of PhoCusWright Inc., a travel industry research firm he founded and led as chief executive officer until its acquisition by Northstar Travel Media LLC. Prior to founding Phocuswright, Mr. Wolf was president and chief executive officer of a venture-funded software developer and travel booking engine pioneer which held two patents for its pricing algorithms. He also is a board member of various companies, including eDreams, Hopper, TrustYou, BusBud, blacklane.com and Travel.ru. Mr. Wolf was an adjunct professor at New York University’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management, and a distinguished lecturer at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. Mr. Wolf has a Bachelor of Arts degree in public policy studies from Duke University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University.

    Director at quickmobile.com, oktogo.ru, hopper.com & trustyou.com

  • frederic lalonde

    frederic lalonde
    advisor

    Frederic Lalonde is the founder, director and chief executive officer of Hopper. He previously co-founded Newtrade. As a vice president at Expedia, Mr. Lalonde was responsible for developing the Direct Connect product strategy. He also participated in various Expedia M&A activities.

    a serial entrepreneur, founder & CEO - Openplaces.org

  • vivek n gour

    vivek n gour
    independent board member

    Vivek N. Gour was appointed to our board of directors on May 1, 2010. He is the managing director of Air Works India Engineering Pvt Ltd.. Prior to joining our board of directors, Mr. Gour was the chief financial officer and principal accounting officer of Genpact Limited from January 2005 to February 2010; Genpact is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. From October 2003 to December 2004, Mr. Gour served as chief financial officer for GE Capital Business Processes. From October 2002 to September 2003, he served as chief financial officer of GE Capital India and GE Capital International Services. Mr. Gour has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mumbai University, India, and a Master of Business Administration from Delhi University, India.

    Managing Director & CEO - Air Works India

  • sanjeev bikhchandani

    sanjeev bikhchandani
    advisor

    Sanjeev Bikhchandani, CEO and Founder of Info Edge (India) Ltd., the parent company of naukri.com, jeevansathi.com, 99acres.com, naukrigulf.com and Quadrangle. An alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and St. Stephen's College, Delhi, Sanjeev worked in such illustrious companies as Lintas and HMM (now Glaxo Smithline) before starting his own entrepreneurial career with one of first and the most popular job sites in India, naukri.com. Today, Info Edge India employs nearly 5000 people, and is one of the biggest internet companies in India.

    CEO & Founder - Info Edge India

  • sachin bhatia

    sachin bhatia
    advisor

    Sachin Bhatia is the Co-Founder of MakeMyTrip and till 2008, was the company's Chief Marketing Officer. He was responsible for establishing MakeMyTrip as a leading brand for travel to India in the US market. Thereafter, he launched and quickly created the brand in India too. He has a keen understanding of both traditional and new emerging media, especially in the internet and mobile spaces. Sachin introduced and facilitated railway and bus ticketing on the website. He also launched MakeMyTrip's travel community initiative www.oktatabyebye.com. Sachin moved out of an active operating role in January 2010 and has now launched TrulyMadly, a dating and match-making app. However, he remains involved at MakeMyTrip as an independent advisor to the company.

    Founder - Active Vacations & Lifestyle

  • tim guleri

    tim guleri
    investor board member

    Aditya Tim Guleri was appointed to our board of directors on April 3, 2007 as a nominee of Sierra Ventures VIII-A, L.P., Sierra Ventures VIII-B, L.P. and Sierra Ventures Associates VIII, LLC, or the Sierra Ventures entities. He has remained on our board following the lapse of Sierra Ventures entities’ right of nomination upon the completion of our initial public offering in August 2010. Mr. Guleri is a Managing Director of Sierra Ventures. Mr. Guleri’s investment focus is information technology software companies. Additionally, Mr. Guleri has helped execute Sierra’s India strategy and investments. As a venture capitalist, Mr. Guleri has helped to complete strategic exits from numerous companies including several public companies. Mr. Guleri currently serves on the board of directors of Treasure Data, Alpine Data Labs, Nexenta, Hired, LeadGenius, Phenom People, Shape Security and Zycada. Prior to Sierra, Mr. Guleri founded and served as chief executive officer of Octane Software from 1996 to 2000. He successfully led Octane’s merger with Epiphany (Nasdaq: EPNY) in 2000. Before Octane, Mr. Guleri was vice president of field operations at Scopus Technology. Mr. Guleri holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering and Operating Research from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India.

    Managing Director - Sierra Ventures

  • Keyur Joshi

    Keyur Joshi
    Co-Founder and Strategic Advisor

    Keyur Joshi is the Co-founder and Chief Strategic Advisor of the company and an integral part of the MakeMyTrip strategic think-tank. Keyur was instrumental in jumpstarting the online travel market in India in 2005, through MakeMyTrip. Apart from being a Co-founder, Keyur has provided oversight to various functions and held various positions at MakeMyTrip including that of Chief Commercial Officer. Before founding MakeMyTrip, Keyur worked with Around the World Travel (now called JustFares.com), transitioning it into an online B2C travel company. He has also worked with Tata Motors, where he was involved in Market Research and Product Management. Keyur holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Gujarat University and an MBA degree from the City University of New York, New York. He is also a certified pilot and doesn't miss any chance to take to the skies.