VIDEC is a boutique research, consulting, and M&A advisory company with a singular domain focus on the global travel, tourism, and hospitality industry.
VIDEC actively helps companies looking to acquire and exit with its commercial due diligence, industry and consumer research, thought leadership, and buy and sell side advisory services. VIDEC has a strategic partnership with the leading global investment banking firm, Cambon Partners.
VIDEC’s clients benefit from its founding partners’ decades of travel industry experience in consumer and B2B research, business development, education, and media.
Viren is the co-founder and CEO at VIDEC. He is a serial entrepreneur with almost 15 years of experience in emerging markets in the East, especially India, China, SEA, UAE and Saudi Arabia. He specializes in tech enabled high growth businesses and provides research, commercial due diligence and buy and sell side advisory to companies across leisure and corporate travel categories. Viren served as the head of Asia Pacific and the Middle East regions for Phocuswright for more than a decade before co-founding VIDEC in 2016.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and M.B.A. with dual specialization in marketing and finance. In his downtime, Viren is a doting father to a 4-year old munchkin named Ori.
Deepak is the co-founder and COO at VIDEC. Deepak’s uncanny abilities across data modelling, statistical analysis, benchmarking and market sizing, make him a sought-after data scientist. Deepak has sized and projected binary market opportunities at their nascency. His long-standing work has distinct recognition in hostels, tours and activities, short-term rental and travel tech SaaS.
Deepak has a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He loves Indian classical music, and spiritualism guides him on his quest for self-knowledge and personal development.