If you are a food lover then you must know about Deepinder Goyal. He is the Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of a famous food delivery company, Zomato. Before starting his own company, he worked for Bain and Company as a management consultant located in New Delhi.
This 36-year-old guy has made a name in the online restaurant business and has become the most critical face of consumer Internet face. This company has its presence in around 22 countries. This achievement is big and rare for startups to climb up in a short period of time.
Deepinder Goyal Net Worth 2020
The net worth of Deepinder Goyal is Rs. 1900 crores. He has put a lot of effort to make Zomato successful in the market. He started to generate huge revenue from this company which has contributed to his net worth. He also got good funding from Alibaba which made him expand the company.
He was born in an academician’s family where his father was a Botany teacher and his mother was an English Teacher. He grew up in the small town of Punjab, India. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Computing from IIT Delhi.
He joined as a management consultant with a big wig. Seeing the colleague’s interest in menu cards, the idea of starting an online restaurant information service has sown in his mind.
He quit the job in Bain in the year 2008 to start his own company with the name Zomato in an apartment. He started this company with his colleague Pankaj Chaddah. Though they are not best friends, the idea has put them together to start a venture.
He hired a few people to develop a site where he has provided the scanned menus of different restaurants in different localities to the customers along with the contact information of the restaurants to allow the customers to order their favorite phone just by dialing the number for the restaurant.
In a short span of time, he has grown leaps and bounds as the best online and mobile restaurant delivery service.
The company has raised the funds from Alibaba to take the food delivery business to the next level. Goyal is very good with the vision.
With the aim to grow internationally, this company has acquired around 7 firms. One of those seven firms is Urbanspoon. There are many investors who came forward to invest in Zomato by seeing the clarity that is offered by Goyal of where he wants to see Zomato in the next five years.
List of Awards
Zomato won Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India 2014 for being the fastest growing technology company in India.
Favorite Past Time
When he is not working, he loves to surf the internet, write blogs, and read anything that interests him.
He got married to Kanchan Joshi, who is working as an assistant professor at Delhi University. He met his life partner in IIT Delhi and they both are from the same department, i.e. Mathematics and Computing. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Siara in 2013.