Shifting the focus from offline to online banquet bookings, BookBanquetRoom.com is a hospitality tech company that offers solutions for venue management and booking solutions.

The web-based application simplifies the process of booking venues for both the customers and sales teams. In an on-demand world, it enables customers and sales teams to book venues 24/7 from any location and any device.

Our Mission

To simplify the process of booking venues, meetings and event services, fostering seamless interactions between customers and hotel staff through our efficient booking engine, ensuring every event is effortlessly brought to life.

Our Vision

To be the premier booking platform, transforming the landscape of banquet venues, meeting rooms and event services by making them easily accessible and bookable, creating a harmonious experience for customers and empowering hotel staff to deliver exceptional service.

The Team

Meet Our Advisory Board

Sourav Sachin

Sourav is an IIT Bombay Alumni and is very well known in the software circles. He has mentored many startups and is currently running his own company namely www.claimzippy.com. Incidentally, he was one of the key team members of Flipkart and served as Director of Engineering and helped launch the Flipkart marketplace

Kurien Jacob

Kurien spearheads HTV (Highgate Tech Ventures) as Managing Director and Partner. Prior to launching HTV, Kurien was Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Highgate Hotels, a universally recognized hospitality industry leader today. During his tenure as CRO, he built Highgate’s revenue management team, platform and distribution capabilities whilst innovating with technologies that supported the core business.

Himanshu Tambe

Himanshu currently teaches and conducts research at premier Business Schools in India and Singapore. Prior to this, he worked as a Managing Director at Accenture. Prior experiences include Arthur D Little, the world’s oldest and storied consulting firm; establishing and operating a niche Strategy and Organization Design company; working as an automobile manufacturing engineer at the very start of his career.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Sarosh Khatib

Founder and CEO

Sarosh comes with wealth of experience in the hospitality industry. He has worked with leading hotel brands like Taj, Hyatt and Leela in senior capacities. Sarosh has taken all the insights he gained over the years to create a product which will change the way meetings and events are planned.

Balakrishnan Ayalur

Co-Founder and CTO

Bala is a hands-on software architect with over 22 years of experience in the design and development of large scale software systems for Fortune 500 organizations such as adidas and P&G.

Jayaraman Vishwanathan

Co-Founder and Director

Vishwanathan has over 30 years of experience in India and overseas in portfolio management, private equity, industry and entrepreneurship. He was amongst the early pioneers of private equity in India.

Vaishali Ravani

General Manager - Operations

Vaishali comes with over 20 years of experience in banquets and catering. She has led large sales teams for leading luxury hotel brands in India. Prior to joining bookbanquetroom.com, Vaishali was the Director of Sales with Leela Group of hotels.

Sameer Sharma

General Manager - Projects

Sameer Sharma has 15+ years of experience as an E-commerce and Marketplace specialist, and he has developed strong talents in Website Designing, Digital & Social media marketing.

Isha Malhotra

Training Manager

Isha is an experienced administrator with a demonstrated history of working in the Hospitality industry.

Shinez Samuel

Assistant Manager- Operations

Shinez is an experienced professional in the fields of operations, marketing and administration.

Vrischika Kotak

Marketing Executive

Vrischika is a Business graduate in Finance and Marketing and works closely with the company’s marketing team for all marketing related activities.