One of Cvent's founding members, Bharet Malhotra's contributions over the years have helped build Cvent into the thriving global company it is today.
As Senior Vice President of Sales at Cvent, Bharet Malhotra leads the company’s global Hospitality Cloud strategy. Under Bharet’s leadership, Cvent has established long-term relationships with hotel executives around the world from leading brands including Accor, Hilton, Hyatt, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Marriott, Meliá Hotels, NH, Mandarin Oriental and hundreds of others, to help them grow their business.
Today, Cvent’s robust portfolio of supplier and venue solutions connects more than 290,000 hotels and venues with an active global network of nearly 90,000 event planners who leverage Cvent’s sourcing platforms; sourcing more than $19 billion of group business in 2019.
Prior to Cvent, Bharet served as a manager at WorldCom, where he executed mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, alliances and partnerships throughout Europe and Asia. Bharet launched his career as an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney in New York City.
Bharet earned a bachelor's degree from Duke University, where he triple majored in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Economics. While at Duke, Bharet competed against world-ranked players on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour. Following graduation, Bharet served on the Duke University Alumni Board of Directors and was President of the Engineering Alumni Association.
He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Network of South Asian Professionals (NETSAP and the Washington Tennis and Education Foundation.
Bharet is currently an active member of The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and is an Advisory Board Member for Cornell University’s Center for Hospitality Research and Kimpton Hotels.