Deep Kalra is a popular Indian businessman and Group Chairman & Group Chief Executive Officer at MakeMyTrip Ltd which is an Indian online travel company. He is also a one of the Founding Member at iamgurgaon and Member-Executive Council at National Association of Software & Services Cos. He has an almost 27 years of work experience in various field such as marketing, e-commerce, sales, corporate banking and senior management roles.
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Deep Kalra never seen to celebrate his birthday so we don’t have exact date of birth of him. But as per many resources he is currently around 50 years old.
Wiki | Biography and Education
Deep Kalra was born in Hyderabad, India and bloomed up in the mega city Delhi and Ahmedabad. He was intended to become an entrepreneur since his childhood. He was very ambitious and talented student. He did his primary schooling from private school in Hyderabad. For higher studies he want to shift some better place so he moved to Delhi where he completed his bachelor’s degree in Economics in 1990 from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, India. After that he shifted to Ahmedabad and joined Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad for Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) he got this degree in1992 with very good score. He is very hard worker and always believe in himself. He consider being entrepreneurs is like Marathon. His life is all about determination and hard work which can be motivation for many. In 2011 He was ranked 1st in list of most powerful digital influencers in India by KPMG.
|Full Name||Deep Kalra|
|Date of Birth||1970|
|Age||50 years old|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||Not Known|
|College||St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, India|
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor’s degree in Economics|
After completing his MBA degree from IIMA he joined ABN Amro Bank here he worked for almost 3 years. But he never wanted to work for other he always wanted to start his own venture. He brought AMF bowling with an idea to set up bowling alleys in India but due to some reason this cant be happened because of his boss. His boss was live in the US and did not want to provide any mentorship. Even after starting 200 lanes this game couldn’t strike the right chords with the Indian crowd. In 1999 he went back to corporate sector and started working for GE capital as a VP of Business Development. He also worked as an Independent Director by IndiaMART InterMESH Ltd.
In 2000, After seeing Google and Yahoo touching new heights and while he was trying to sell his wife’s car online he got idea of MakeMyTrip and he started it. His wish was to eliminate stingy travel agents and make easier to plan cost effective trips for travelers. After spending 2 million USD from eVentures and other co-founders Keyur Joshi, Sachin Bhatia and Rajesh Magow he started one of the most famous and useful website named MakeMyTrip. Since Aug 2013 he is working as a Group CEO. Currently MakeMyTrip owns many online travel brands such as goibibo and redbus.
Along with MakeMyTrip he is also a co-founders of Ashoka University. He is also one of the founders of a NGO named “I am Gurgaon”. He is also working as Chairman of Internet Group named National Association of Software and Service Cos. He is a president of Indus Entrepreneurs.
Family and Cast
Deep Kalra was born into well settled Hindu family from India. His family always motivate him since his early struggling days. Their parents name are still unknown to all as he don’t want to reveal. He was great and sincere child which every person wish to have.
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Siblings Name||Not Known|
Girlfriend/Wife and Relationships
It is not confirmed but as per many reports he got married with Amrita kalra in 1995.
|Wife Name||Amrita kalra|
The 50 years old businessman is very fit and active person. He has a height of around 5 ft 9 in/ 175 cm. His weigh is approx. 72 kg/ 156 lbs. He has very fair skin naturally. He looks very comfortable and professional. He has black eyes and mixture of black and white hair.
|Weight (approx.)||Kilograms- 72 Kg|
Weight in Pounds- 156 lbs
|Height (approx.)||Centimeters – 175 cm|
Inches – 5 ft 9 in
Meter – 1.75 m
|Shoe Size||Not known|
As per many reports estimated net worth of Deep Kalra is around $136 Million as of 2020. His most of the income is through MakeMyTrip and some other companies.
|Net Worth||$136 Million|
|Office Phone Number / Mobile Number||Not Known|
Some lesser known Interesting facts
- In the list of most powerful digital influencers by KPMG he was listed at 1st rank in 2011.
- He doesn’t have GIve Up word in his dictionary.
- He has almost 27 years of experience in different field like marketing, e-commerce, corporate sector, senior management roles and financial analysis.
- He did many seminars as motivational speaker where he always tells that being entrepreneur is like winning the marathon.
- MakeMyTrip is became more popular after IRCTC enabled online booking of tickets through he App.