InMobi Founder, CEO Naveen Tewari Biography, Net Worth, Story, Marriage, Wife, Children
A leading entrepreneur of India, Naveen Tewari is the founder of InMobi, a global mobile advertising and discovery site. He is also an important member of the Board of Directors of Paytm, the most popular mobile wallet. InMobi was founded in 2007, and Naveen Tewari is now the CEO of InMobi. Some of the smartest Indian male entrepreneurs – Amit Gupta, Mohit Saxena and Abhay Singhal, apart from Naveen Tewari, co-founded InMobi in Mumbai and later shifted business headquarters to Bengaluru. One97 Communications Ltd., the parent company of Paytm added among others, Naveen to its Board, to take advantage of his vast experience and knowledge-base in internet based commerce.
Naveen Tewari Family, Age, Education, Wiki
One of the most successful tech entrepreneurs in present day India, Naveen has a very illustrious family background, having very learned parents, where his father Dr. Sachinand Tewari was a well-known professor in Electrical Engineering of IIT Kanpur. Naveen also has a record-breaker in his paternal grandmother, who happens to be the first lady professor across all IITs.
Naveen’s date of birth is 14th December, 1977, thus making him 39 years of age. His birthplace is Kanpur only, where he pursued college education from the IIT, passing out as a Mechanical Engineer in 2000. His co-workers in InMobi, Abhay Singhal and Amit Gupta were his fellow IITians.
Naveen Tewari Early Career, Organizations Founded
Between the years 2000 and 2003, Naveen Tewari worked as a business analyst with McKinsey and Company. This was his first job and the beginning of the success story of a successful Indian businessman. He also worked as an associate at Charles River Ventures in 2004. In 2005, Naveen joined the Harvard Business School to pursue a career in MBA. Here, he got the distinct recognition of being the winner of the Dean’s Award for his excellent leadership qualities.
Some of the earliest organizations founded and managed by Naveen Tewari included:
- India Schoolhouse Fund, a non-profit organisation, based in the USA, which provides fund and technical assistance in setting up schools in various parts of rural India.
- Nestaway, the largest home rental network in India, was started and operated by Naveen in collaboration with IDG Venture.
Naveen Tewari Career in InMobi
Before the success of the launching of InMobi, the team of Naveen Tewari, Amit Gupta, Abhay Singhal and Mohit Saxena had come up with their first start-up venture ‘mKhoj’ which was an SMS based search engine. However, the business was a failure. Then they turned to the idea of mobile advertising and technology platform, and named the new business as InMobi.
The founder of InMobi then shifted its headquarters from Mumbai to Bengaluru for greater penetration into talent and the latest technology. With a staff base of more than 1000, InMobi is now backed in funding mainly by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Soft Bank with huge investments. The company now has 17 offices worldwide.
Naveen Tewari Marriage, Wife, Kids
Naveen Tewari biography reveals that his childhood sweetheart, Aditi had been a mountain of support. When he was switching jobs in Silicon Valley and thinking of all new start-up that he could venture into, girlfriend Aditi supported the family with her job at Accenture Tech Labs as a scientist. Naveen had been dating Aditi Tewari for a considerably long time before getting married to her.
The wife of InMobi founder, Aditi Tewari profession is being a qualified scientist herself in her personal life. She is an avid blogger too and her nature is very sweet and bubbly. She was born with a surname Saxena and has a brother and a sister. Aditi Tewari Naveen Tewari love story has been in the air for quite some time. Their wedding date was 19th November 2010. After marriage, Naveen Tewari wife Aditi gave birth to two beautiful kids, a daughter and a son.
Naveen Tewari Awards and Achievements
- Future Leaders Award presented by Narendra Modi in 2015
- Named as Fortune’s 40 under 40 most powerful, important and influential people in business in 2015
- The Forbes India Leadership Award for Outstanding Start-up in 2014
- Named as 100 Most Creative People across the Globe in 2014.
Naveen Tewari Net Worth, Upcoming Projects, Latest News
InMobi founder, Naveen Tewari, one of the richest Indian start-up founders, launched the much awaited product ‘Miip’, the latest of the upcoming projects of InMobi. Already with a huge net worth, InMobi is clocking revenues to the tune of $500 million. In the interviews, Naveen declared that ‘Miip’ would transform mobile advertising into happy moments of discovery for users. It is going to put the power back into the hands of the user.
From Naveen Tewari profile, interesting quotes have revealed that it was on his daughter’s insistence that Miip has come into being. The high stakes that the demonetization has put on Paytm, the presence of personalities like Naveen on the Board at the height of his career, is surely going to take it miles ahead.
The greatest achievements of Naveen Tewari’s InMobi also include the acquisition of companies like Appstores.com, Sprout, MMTG Labs, Metaflow Solutions and Overlay Media. Naveen has his contact details on his blog and company pages. You may also find his email address there.