Real estate e-platform Housing.com announced the appointment of Jason Kothari as its Chief Business Officer and member of the Operating Committee to drive its overall strategy and growth in India. Kothari, together with iCEO and COO Rishabh Gupta, will be reporting to the Operating Committee and the Board.
Rishabh Gupta, iCEO and COO, said, “Backed by a global and diverse work experience, Jason brings valuable knowledge and understanding of the entrepreneurial industry having founded and closely worked with entrepreneurial ventures. We are delighted to have Jason on board who will prove to be asset to our management team as the company charts the next phase of growth.”
Jason Kothari, Chief Business Officer, Housing.com said, "Housing.com's highly talented team has created market leading products and services that have the potential to revolutionize the real estate space in India, expected to be over USD 850 billion in 2028, and help millions of people across the country buy, sell, rent, finance and design their homes. I look forward to helping the company move to its next stage of evolution and help transform its world-class products into a world-class business."
Prior to Housing.com, Kothari was the co-founder and CEO of Valiant Entertainment, where he successfully led the acquisition and turnaround of former USD 65 million unit of video game company Acclaim Entertainment.
Kothari earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School. He has been a guest lecturer in Entrepreneurship through Acquisition and Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Wharton. He is also a personal investor and advisor to various start-up companies.