Aman Gupta is the co-founder and MD of the famous headphone's company "BOAT". He hails from Delhi and completed his schooling from Delhi Public School. Born and brought up in Delhi, Aman flaunts a Delhi Boy attitude. Owing to his charismatic personality and flamboyance, he is one of the beloved judges in Shark Tank India. He is a big time Bollywood buff, which can be seen on his comment on the show Shark Tank India. In 2008, Aman got married to Priya Dagar, who is a Senior Policy Advisor at the Embassy of the Netherlands. They are blessed with two daughters, Adaa and Mia.
Although he disliked finance, but caved in owing to his father's insistence. He is the erstwhile youngest CA of India, having achieved this feat at the age of 21. Post completion of his CA, he didn't stick to a particular job and was always on the move. Following his wife's advice he completed his Master's in Business Administration from the prestigious Indian School of Business in Finance & Strategy. While studying at ISB, he enrolled for a student exchange program at Kellogg School of Management, Illinois, United States, where he studied Marketing and General Management.
Inception of boAT:
Post completion of his MBA, he joined KPMG, and then he switched to Harman International as a Sales Head. He quit his job in December 2013 as the director sales. He was passionate always passionate about technology and business, but couldn't rub off the same zeal in his job roles. So, on his wife's insistence and support, he co-founded his own venture "Imagine Marketing India" in New Delhi and also launched a brand by the name House of Marley in India as a distributor. They bought several audio products like headphones, ear-phones, earbuds etc. One thing led to another and in January 2016, Aman along with his partner Sameer Mehta launched their own company boAt, headquartered in Mumbai. boAt is a popular brand known for its headphones, speakers etc. Their products are in sync with the Gen-z and are trendy and known for their vibrant colors.
Judge at Shark Tank India
Aman Gupta has always been a youth influencer and investor in Shark Tank, and widely acknowledged for his business acumen. Not only Boat broke the Chinese monopoly in audio equipment space, but has struck a chord with the Indian youth. He is one of the highest rated judges of Shark Tank India.