Co-Founder & CEO, Meesho

Vidit Aatreyis the Founder and CEO of Meesho, India’s only true e-commerce marketplace.

Along with his co-founder Sanjeev Barnwal, Vidit founded Meesho in 2015 with a mission to democratize internet commerce for everyone. He has been instrumental in pioneering social commerce in India, enabling millions of women to become entrepreneurs, while building a platform that’s digitizing MSMEs and making e-commerce accessible and affordable for traditionally underserved customers in Bharat.

Affirm believer in the power of startups to solve problems and usher in change, he has so far invested in 30+ ventures across India and Southeast Asia. He serves as an independent director on the board of IPO-bound Navi Technologies (Navi) and is also on the advisory board
of  The/Nudge Institute,  a non-profit collective of entrepreneurs, leaders and changemakers working towards the vision of a poverty-free India.

Vidit is an IIT Delhi alumnus and, before founding Meesho, he worked with ITC and InMobi. Meesho is his second venture after Pledge, an employment portal for underprivileged youth that won the Social Venture Challenge, 2011 (Singapore) by Resolution Project.

In recognition of his achievements, Vidit has been featured in Forbes 30 Under 30 (India and Asia list), Fortune 40 Under 40, The Economic Times 40 Under 40 and Entrepreneur magazine’s 35 under 35.