An engineer from the University of Pune, Saloni Malhotra is the Founder of DesiCrew Solutions Pvt Ltd. She started her career in an interactive media start up, Web Chutney in Delhi. The Rural BPO concept was started-off as a project under the mentorship of Dr. Ashok Jhunjhunwala at TeNeT group, IIT Madras in Jan 2005.
Saloni’s work with DesiCrew has been featured in leading newspapers and magazines across the globe such as Business Week, Business Today, The Economic Times, Fast Company and The Hindu amongst others. She has been nominated for Business Week Asia’s Best Youngest Entrepreneurs, MTV Youth Icon 2008, E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 and also facilitated in the presence of the President of India by the CII. She is the recipient of FICCI’s Best Women Social Entrepreneur Award (2009) and TiE Stree Shakti Award (2011).
Saloni served as the CEO of DesiCrew from 2007 to 2011 and is currently on the Board of Directors at DesiCrew.