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TiECON Kerala 2017

Vishnu Menon


Vishnu Menon is the co-founder & CEO of Wandertrails, a venture funded travel startup making experiential
travel accessible to thousands of explorers across the world with handcrafted activities and a selection of
experiential stays.
Prior to Wandertrails, Vishnu worked with global management consulting firm, Bain & Co. for 5 years where he
led multiple teams across clients in areas of growth strategy, sales acceleration, performance improvement and
private equity.
Through Wandertrails Vishnu plans to help digitally enable communities and create micro-entrepreneurs by
enabling them to share their homes, share their passion and create immersive travel experiences for the new
age discerning traveler – from staying in a tribal hut or jungle lodge or a homestay to going honey hunting with
forest leaders, trekking with a tribal chieftain or going on heritage walks with a local. He aims to develop over
300 destinations in India and showcase their culture and heritage to the world and create livelihoods for over
100,000 families by 2022. He is a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum and was recently a panelist at
the India Economic Summit speaking on 'Living up to Incredible India'.
Vishnu is an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM C) and B.Tech from Kerala University.