Ritesh Agarwal is the founder and CEO of OYO Rooms, India’s largest hotel chain. He is also India’s youngest entrepreneur, having founded OYO Rooms at the age of 18. Ritesh was born in Orissa, India, and had a keen interest in technology from a very young age.
He attended the Indian School of Business, where he completed his MBA in 2013. After graduating, he decided to pursue his dreams of becoming an entrepreneur and founded OYO Rooms. In just four years, OYO has become India’s largest hotel chain, with over 8,000 hotels in 230 cities.
Ritesh’s business model has been praised for its innovative approach to hospitality, making it easier and more affordable for people to stay in budget hotels. Ritesh is also a passionate philanthropist and has donated to various charities in India.
He also serves as a mentor to young entrepreneurs, helping them to achieve their goals. In 2018, Ritesh was listed as one of the youngest self-made billionaires in the world. He was also included in the 2018 Fortune 40 Under 40 list, recognizing him as one of the most influential people in business.
Ritesh is an inspiration for many young entrepreneurs in India. His success story is a testament to how hard work and dedication can lead to success. He is an example of how anyone can achieve their dreams, regardless of their background or age.