Reggie Aggarwal is the founder and CEO of Cvent, the leader in meetings, events and travel software. A lawyer by trade, Aggarwal founded Cvent in 1999 as a two-person startup, with the goal of making meeting planning easier for his peers in the business community.
Cvent, Inc. is now a leading provider of cloud-based event management software, serving tens of thousands of customers with solutions for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile event apps, email marketing, and web surveys. Cvent provides hoteliers with an integrated platform that enables properties to increase revenue through targeted advertising, proprietary demand management, and business intelligence solutions.
Under Aggarwal's leadership, Cvent has grown to over 3,000 employees on 4 continents, and the 2013 IPO boasted a market capitalization of more than $1 billion.
Aggarwal graduated with a BS degree from the University of Virginia, a Juris Doctorate from Washington and Lee University Law School, and an LLM (post-law degree) from Georgetown University Law School. He has also received an Honorary Doctorate from Southeastern University for his contribution to the community.
Aggarwal has received numerous recognitions, including Most Admired CEO by the Washington Business Journal, Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, a rising star by Forbes Magazine, and a Tech Titan by The Washingtonian.
Aggarwal lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and three children.