Person Details

Deep Kalra, Founder & Chairman

Deep is the Founder & Chairman of India's leading online travel company, MakeMyTrip Limited.

Deep is the co-chair of CII's National Committee on Tourism and Hospitality, and the Vice Chairman of World Travel and Tourism India Chapter. He is a founding member of IndiaTech.Org, an industry body representing the interests of Indian digital companies. Deep is on the Board of TiE NCR Chapter and served as President from 2013 to 2016. He is also one of the founding members of Ashoka University and serves on their Governing Body and Board. Deep serves on the Board of GMDA, Gurgaon's Metropolitan Development Authority. A believer in citizens effort, he is a founding member of ‘I am Gurgaon’— an NGO focused on improving the quality of life in Gurgaon. Deep is passionate about Sustainable Tourism and has been championing this cause personally and through the MakeMyTrip Foundation.

Deep has been recognized by Ernst & Young as Entrepreneur of the Year—Business Transformation (2011), and as the most powerful Digital influencer in India (2012) by KPMG.

He holds an MBA degree from IIM, Ahmedabad and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.

Deep’s interests include swimming, yoga, adventure sports, quizzing and of course, travelling.