CEO and Co-Founder Ithaka
Rahul Singh is an IIT Bombay, 2012 grad. Worked at GulfTalent, a Dubai based market leader job portal for the Gulf region with over 1 million users a month. He started off as an Analyst and worked across Product, Operations, Sales, Marketing before becoming the first Product Manager there.
This gave him massive exposure on running a business and he is also specialized in building great products. He was CPO at Ithaka till March this year, when I took over as CEO when Ameya, my co-founder left.
The key insight into understanding why the travel industry is shifting from package tours to independent journeys
Getting good people at your startup is super hard, getting them to deliver and stick to the company is even harder and a strong culture goes a long way in making this possible
The truth of the market is, no matter how good a product you have built and even if you have super strong user feedback or if you have strong sales, you need to show hypergrowth to interest VCs and for that, you have to embrace it yourself