Rajesh Magow

Co-Founder & CEO, India
MakeMyTrip

Rajesh Magow Co-Founder & CEO, India
Rajesh Magow is the Co-Founder and CEO-India at MakeMyTrip Ltd (NASDAQ: MMYT). He has played a leading role in consolidating the company’s market leadership position in India’s Online Travel Industry where MakeMyTrip clocked over 4 billion dollars of gross bookings, serving the travel needs of 15 million customers in FY 2018 alone. Responsible for the company’s business strategy and operational leadership, Rajesh has steered company’s close to fifteen-fold revenue growth since its IPO, helping MakeMyTrip grow market cap seven times.

He was instrumental in successfully effecting the company’s merger with the Ibibo Group. Rajesh has also been one of the key contributors in multiple strategic fundraising activities, including securing investments from China’s largest online travel agency Ctrip and South Africa’s Naspers along with other public investors. Rajesh has the distinction of strategising and leading the successful transition of MakeMyTrip into a NASDAQ listed public company in August 2010. He is a recipient of many awards, including the Bloomberg Award for the Best CFO in India. He also serves as an independent Director on the board of Flipkart.

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Phocuswright Research: India + Executive Interview: MakeMyTrip and Yatra

India owns the world's second-highest mobile penetration rate, and online bookings are growing at double-digit rates. The potential of this still-emerging travel market is massive, but the challenges myriad. Soak in Phocuswright's latest research from India, followed by a discussion with the country's biggest names in online travel: MakeMyTrip and Yatra.