Pranav Maheshwari, Co-Founder, StayVista
Among the three pioneers that led StayVista into limelight as India’s largest collection of luxury villa rentals/stays, Pranav leads revenue generation, technology and innovation at StayVista. His combined interest and experience in consumer-facing technology and financial management plays a monumental role in the company’s rapid growth and innovative leadership.
After completing his education from XLRI with a major in finance and marketing, he joined Ernst & Young in 2012 as a Financial Risk Consultant, followed by Strategy Consultation at Accenture Management Consulting. With the passion for learning something new, he spent a brief period of his undergraduate years working in the field of marketing, where he learnt the importance of studying market needs and product positioning. This in fact was a precursor to his desire of building something of his own.
Together with co-founders Ankita Sheth and Amit Damani, the trio laid the foundation of StayVista in 2015, bridging the gap that caters to offering fully-serviced, exclusive private stays for large groups; bringing over 500 luxury Holiday homes across 50+ destinations in India and more than 3,00,000 happy guests, and growing