Shark Tank Season 2: Amit Jain is a Part time CEO, Full time …..?


Known to have co-founded CarDekho, Amit Jain is the Chief Executive Officer of the respective firm group. He has been known to have risen to fame since CarDekho turned into a huge leading option in the online market for reselling and purchasing used cars. Post that, he also extensively launched other sites such as InsuranceDekho, BikeDekho, and CollegeDekho. Furthermore, he has largely contributed as the leading member of the CarDekho group in its inquisition of other relative companies such as Gaadi, Zigwheels, Carmudi Philippines, and Carddrift.

The Shark Tank Season 2 is on air since 2 January 2023 and it is thrilling to watch the professional perceptions and ideologies of Jain. As of now, Jain gained massive attention from the media due to reports, followed by promos, for his appearance in the latest season of Shark Tank India as one of the judges. Apart from the host, Rahul Dua, Amit Jain is also another debutant in the show. While many are upset about Ashneer Grover not being a part of the new season, some are also curious to know everything about the new Shark Amit Jain, who replaced him.

Amit Jain net worth is more than 2900 crore. He is one of the biggest billionaire in India. Amit Jain Net worth is from his company. Amit Jain is an IITian to solve the car’s problem, he started his company with his brother and with his company partner. 

About this Career-

Just like the other Sharks of season 1, like Ashneer and Vinita, Amit is also an IITian. He is an alumnus of IIT Delhi and is originally from Jaipur, Rajasthan. He completed his early education from St. Xavier’s school. The 45-year-old entrepreneur worked as a Software Engineer with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). He later moved to Austin to work for another software firm.

After completing his engineering in 1998, he started working as an engineer at Tata consultancy services. In 2006, he started working in his small office in his house’s garage and incorporated his software company GirnarSoft along with his brother Anurag Jain. In 2008, after he attended Auto Expo in New Delhi, Amit and Anurag decided to start their own portal named CarDekho. The portal provided reliable information to the users and reviews on used and new cars. After the success of their portal CarDekho, they launched various other ventures like InsuranceDekho, BikeDekho, and CollegeDekho. Under his leadership, CarDekho underwent a lot of key acquisitions like Gaadi, Zigwheels, PowerDrift, Carmudi Philippines in the years 2014, 2015, 2018 and 2019 respectively.

Why does he call himself a part time CEO after leading all this ventures?

Amit Jain is a complete family man.  He loves spending time with his family and is seen a lot of time travelling with them. He loves to explore new places with his family. The 45-year-old visited Georgia, Qatar, and other places this year.

He is a lot of times seen with his family. In fact his Instagram Bio also says

“Part-time CEO. Full time family man.”

He keeps uploading pictures of times that spends with his family on social media. He has multiple posts with his wife, children and friends on Instagram.

Apart from family, he is also a car enthusiast. Amit owns several luxurious cars but one that he loves the most is his blue Mercedes. On many occasions, he has posted several pics of his prized car. In one of his Instagram posts he wrote: “The wheels of passion must never stop turning”.

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