Siddhartha Choudhary

Siddhartha Choudhary

CEO, DestaGlobal

Biography

DestaGlobal is an Ag-Tech company which runs an Agri e-commerce portal connecting Agri Companies with Dealers located across Maharashtra. Desta has been working for the last 9 years in Maharashtra to help the farming community make farming a profitable business venture. Apart from the e-commerce portal, the organization has mobile apps for Farmers and Dealers. 100+ Agri-companies, 2000+ Dealers and 90,000+ Farmers are connected on the Desta platform which has 3500+ diverse agri-products.

In the last two years, under Siddhartha’s leadership, Desta has two new revenue streams and has enhanced its value offerings to farmers, dealers and manufacturers.

 

In previous role he was Chief Revenue Officer at CropIn, a leading Agtech company which uses Data Science to help farms become more efficient businesses and respond to the challenges and opportunities of the future. He was heading Sales, Marketing and Business Development functions.

 

An IIM-A (2003-05) alumnus, in his other stints he has worked with a US based Social Enterprise where he led Marketing efforts for India and Africa; Monsanto and J&J where he built brands and scaled up businesses.

 

He is a B.E. (Marine Engineering) and sailed for 4 years in oil and chemical carrying ships before his MBA.

 

He also loves writing - is a published author of fiction novel, ‘Eagle Spotted Message Decoded’.