Board Members

Ashish Kumar



An Industry thought Leader & Co-Chairman FICCI Travel Technology & Digital Committee

Ashish Kumar is a well acknowledged travel industry leader, having pioneered growth & transformational stories of several large travel entities in a career spanning over 40 years, having lead them both as a CXO and an advisory role. He has been a subject matter expert (SME) for global consulting firms like Deloitte, KPMG & CAPA. Carrying his desire to evangelise travel technology & knowledge, specially during the COVID times, he fostered the very well respect industry leadership talk show titled "Coffee with Ashish", which can be visited on He also leads and drives the travel start up initiative over several years , having represented Amadeus NEXT programme in India, as well as founding member of "Start up Mentor Board"

Patrick Richards



A highly experienced travel industry executive, with a 34 year track record of achievement at C-suite and Board level, at iconic sector leading companies. Strategies for growth and transformation have been defined and successfully implemented both globally and locally; often in "troubleshooting" roles. Internal structures have been re-engineered to address the external market.

Bharti Maan



She has a track record of more than 20 years of ensuring customer success, driving effectiveness & simplicity and building winning teams. She successfully built and exited from two startups and has demonstrated her leadership capabilities through diverse assignments, in starting up operations & building teams, to a rapid growth and fast changing environment, to turn around and transformation.

Arjun Seth



Arjun is a well known entrepreneur, who has transformed and set up technology driven travel enterprise. He guides, mentors and helps travel tech Start ups collaborate in the existing eco-system, both in India and Globally.

Kartik Sharma

Technology Therapist


An experienced artificial intelligence practitioner and thought leader. He specializes in developing chatbots and in robotic process automation. He is also actively involved in AI education and skill development.

Chetan Kapoor

Travel Industry Analyst


Chetan Kapoor has a deep understanding of the the travel and tourism business. A journalist-turned-analyst, Chetan is a highly sought after speaker and an authority on global travel trends. Over the last decade, Chetan has interviewed several founders and CEOs of leading travel companies, authored industry reports on the digital travel trends, global online travel agency landscape, travel behavior, and analyzed funding & product evolution among travel startups.

Chetan is also a Senior Research Analyst at Phocuswright, a renowned travel industry research firm. In 2017, Chetan co-founded VIDEC to engage with the travel and tourism industry across market entry and expansion strategies, data analysis, corporate development and more..

Karthik Venkataraman

Ecommerce & Payments Evangelist (India)

A Digital Transformation & Ecommerce Visionary. He has over 24 years of experience in Technology, Global Business Development, Ecommerce Development & Implementations across Travel and Retail Verticals.

Jure Bratkic
Quote “Every so often the world is challenged and shattered to its core. For successful business recovery and even stronger return, the strength of technology, the experience of elders, the energy of youngsters and the passion of enthusiasts is a perfect mix to reward the longtime hard work into overnight success”

Planning & Strategy


Dynamic and motivated Leadership Executive excelling in the planning, development and implementation of ideas with rigorous quality control measures.
Recognized for creative ideas, resulting in innovative solutions. Strong internal drive on improving efficiency, productivity and organizational consistency.

Kyasha Bhoola
Quote "Global fusion of multi tech experience to drive the metamorphic transformation to adapt to the new normal and developing a blueprint for startups.This will ensure growth in the new world of business #survive #reinvent #revive"

Business Alliances & Network


A skilled project manager, with specialist experience in localizing global projects Key strengths involve gathering and decomposing business requirements and developing actionable plans with clear focus on local dependencies. Strong experience and skill in engaging local and international stakeholders and managing expectations. Advanced insight and expertise in the travel industry.

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