Speaker Profile

Rohin Thampi

Regional Director – Middle East and Africa, Zomato

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Rohin is the Regional Head for Zomato's businesses in the Middle East and South Africa. Zomato is a restaurant search and discovery app, which provides in-depth information for over 1 million restaurants and enables millions of users every day to decide what & where to eat in over 10,000
cities across 23 countries. In addition, Zomato also allows users to order food online and make online table reservations in select geographies.

Rohin has been an integral part in ensuring that Zomato touches over 10 million users lives on a monthly basis in the UAE. He has played a critical role in building the foundation for Zomato in Dubai, and has been instrumental in it's expansion in the UAE. Rohin has been with Zomato since
2012, when it was in it's infancy and has been a key member in fueling it's explosive growth. He has a 360 degree understanding of how Zomato operates and is a true embodiment of Zomato's spirit. This has given him an opportunity to gain deep insights into the changing trends in the F&B
industry making him a leader in this sector.

Rohin has been part of the core leadership team in Zomato and has held various positions at Zomato, from being the CEO of UAE to Global Head of Zomato Book - Zomato's table management system. In his current role as the Regional Director for the MESA region he overlooks all operations in UAE, Qatar, Lebanon and South Africa.

He is an avid football fan and can be found in the office wearing his Arsenal jersey on match days.  He also enjoys rock music and can be found at the next comnicon event.

Rohin holds a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering and graduated from IIM Ahmedabad with a PGDM in 2009.