Vipul Prakash

MakeMyTrip and Goibibo

Vipul is the Chief Operating Officer for MakeMyTrip and Goibibo. He is responsible for developing and framing the strategic direction and executing the priorities for the two brands. As part of the Leadership team, his key focus areas include Hotel and Air Revenue Management, Supply, Marketing, My Biz, Holiday Packages Business and Customer Experience.

Before MakeMyTrip, he was with PepsiCo where he was last serving as Senior Vice President – Beverage Category for PepsiCo India region. In this role, he was responsible for delivering revenue growth, share and brand equity for PepsiCo’s beverage portfolio. He has had a rich experience of two decades at PepsiCo spanning geographies and functions that has given him a deep understanding of consumer dynamics and expertise in industry-leading operational practices.

Vipul joined PepsiCo in 1998 and held various positions in marketing and franchise, at sector and global levels. In 2007, he relocated to the US, where he spent three years in the International Beverages Marketing team. He moved to Dubai in 2010 to head the Foods and Beverages Innovation department for PepsiCo Asia, Middle East and Africa before moving back to India in 2014.

Vipul holds a post-graduate diploma in management from IIM Ahmedabad and a mechanical engineering degree from IIT Delhi. His interests include reading and traveling with family.