Dinesh Agarwal is the founder and CEO of IndiaMART.com, India’s largest online B2B marketplace connecting suppliers with buyers. He is credited with leading IndiaMART.com through a decade and a half with an unblemished record of being profitable from day one - a feat no other online company in India has been able to emulate.
IndiaMART.com is today among the world's top ten B2B marketplaces, corroborated by a host of credible market surveys. Under his visionary leadership, IndiaMART.com is a 3500+ strong workforce with pan-India presence covering over 100 cities. It’s stellar credentials, robust business model and Dinesh’s commitment towards the MSME sector have invited prestigious investors like Intel Capital and BCCL into its fold for further expansion plans.
A vigorous advocate of Indian SMEs, he has spearheaded several path breaking ideas to promote Indian SMEs globally. His contribution to Indian businesses is widely acknowledged by the industry and media.
Prior to pursuing his entrepreneurial instincts, this Computer Engineer from HBTI, Kanpur honed his technical skills working for industry leaders such as HCL Technologies (America), Center for Development of Telematics (C-Dot) and CMC Limited before returning to India. He has an extensive experience spanning over 16 years in the field of Internet, Networking & Systems Development and Consulting.
IndiaMART.com has won numerous awards over the years including Red Herring 100 Asia & Emerging India in 2008. The company offers an extensive range of value added products and services spanning a variety of media (online, print, trade shows etc.) to over 1 million supplier members and over 5 million global buyers across industries and verticals.