Deep Kalra is our Founder, Group Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer, and was appointed to our board of directors on October 9, 2001. Mr. Kalra’s responsibilities as Group Chief Executive Officer include executing our business strategy and managing the overall performance and growth of our company. Mr. Kalra has over 24 years of experience in e-commerce, sales, marketing, corporate banking and financial analysis. Prior to founding our company in April 2000, Mr. Kalra worked with GE Capital India, a subsidiary of the General Electric Company, where he was Vice President, Business Development. He has also worked with AMF Bowling Inc. and ABN AMRO Bank. Mr. Kalra serves on the board of The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TIE), New Delhi (NCR) chapter and was their immediate past president. He is on the founding team of Ashoka University in Sonipat, near New Delhi and serves on their Governing Council. Mr. Kalra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, India, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India.

Rajesh Magow is our Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer India, and was appointed to our board of directors on November 6, 2012. Mr. Magow has over 23 years of experience in the information technology and Internet industries. After having been a part of our senior management team in 2001 for a few months, Mr. Magow worked as a part of senior management at Tecnovate eSolutions Private Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of eBookers.com (a United Kingdom-based online travel company that was listed on NASDAQ until it was acquired by the Cendant group in February 2005) from 2001 to June 2006. Mr. Magow was part of the senior management team that set up eBookers’ call center and back office operations in India and was a board member of Tecnovate from January 2001 to June 2006. Prior to Tecnovate, he also worked with Aptech Limited and Voltas Limited. Mr. Magow rejoined our company in 2006. Mr. Magow is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Delhi.

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.

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.

Gyaneshwarnath Gowrea was appointed to our board of directors on February 11, 2009 and is one of our resident directors in Mauritius. Mr. Gowrea is the Head of Tax of the Cim Group, the parent company of Cim Global Business. He was the Managing Director of Cim Global Business Limited from 2009 to 2011. From 2007 to 2008, he was Director of AAAGlobal Services Ltd. and from 1999 to 2006 he was a manager with Cim Global Business. Mr. Gowrea completed his secondary education at John Kennedy College in Mauritius and holds various professional qualifications, including being a fellow of the Chartered Association & Certified Accountants, United Kingdom and a fellow of the Mauritius Institute of Directors, member of the Trust and Estate Practitioners, member of the Institute of Fiscal Association and also hold a Master degree.

James Jianzhang Liang was appointed as a director of the Company on January 27, 2016, as a nominee of CTrip. He is one of the co-founders of CTrip and is currently serving as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding CTrip, Mr. Liang held a number of technical and managerial positions with Oracle Corporation from 1991 to 1999 in the United States and China, including the Head of the ERP consulting division of Oracle China from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Liang currently serves on the boards of Home Inns Group (NASDAQ: HMIN), Tuniu (NASDAQ: TOUR), eHi (NASDAQ: EHIC) and Qunar (NASDAQ: QUNR). Mr. Liang received his Ph.D. degree from Stanford University and his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology. He also attended an undergraduate program at Fudan University.

Oliver Rippel was appointed to our Board of Directors on 31st January, 2017. He is Chief Executive Officer of B2C e-commerce for Naspers Limited which includes retail, marketplaces and travel. He joined Naspers Limited in January 2009 as Head of Business Development in Southeast Asia before managing e-commerce in Africa and Middle East shortly thereafter. From 2011 to 2014 he oversaw e-commerce in South-east Asia, India and Africa. Between 2014 and 2015, he was managing online services segments including e-tail outside of Europe, travel, real estate, and mobile services. Before working for Naspers Limited, Oliver spent nine years at eBay – first in his home country of Germany and then as part of the Asia-Pacific region in China, Korea, and South-East Asia. There, he mostly focused on strategy and business development, as well as category management and marketing operations. Mr. Rippel studied economics in Berlin, Germany.

Pat Kolek was appointed to our Board of Directors on 31st January, 2017. He joined Naspers Limited in 2014 as Chief Financial Officer of e-commerce and was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Naspers Limited in July 2016. As Group Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Kolek is focused on aligning group strategy with company objectives, leading core business activities and strategic initiatives such as large acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Kolek has more than 20 years’ experience in executing business growth and development strategies for hyper growth organizations. Prior to Naspers Limited, Mr. Kolek spent 10 years at eBay, most recently as VP and Chief Financial Officer of eBay International and previously as the Chief Operating Officer of eBay Classifieds. Mr. Kolek holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Santa Clara University and is a certified public accountant.

Charles St Leger Searle was appointed to our Board of Directors on 31st January, 2017. He is Chief Executive Officer of Naspers Internet Listed Assets. Mr. Searle serves on the board of several companies associated with the Naspers Group, including Tencent Holdings Limited, listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, and Mail.ru Group Limited that is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Prior to joining the Naspers Group in Hong Kong, he held positions at Cable & Wireless plc and at Deloitte & Touche in London and Sydney. Mr. Searle is a graduate of the University of Cape Town and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Searle has more than 22 years of international experience in the telecommunications and internet industries.

Yuvraj (Raj) Thacoor was appointed to our board of directors on January 31, 2017. He is a chartered accountant, Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), Member of The British Institute of Management, Member of The Mauritius Institute of Public Accountants and The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) as well as a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner. Mr. Thacoor was an audit partner of Deloitte, Coopers and Lybrand and PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1988 until 2000 when he set up Grant Thornton in Mauritius and served as Managing Partner until he retired in July 2016. Mr. Thacoor served as Chairman of the first offshore fund set up in Mauritius and has since served on several boards of funds dealing mainly in real estate in India. Mr. Thacoor has contributed largely in promoting the accountancy profession in Mauritius. He served as Chairman of The Financial Reporting and Monitoring Panel of the regulatory body FRC. He was also a member of the task force which was set up to revisit the Insolvency sections of The Companies Act and the drafting of the new Insolvency Act 2009.