Gaurav Khandelwal is the founder and CEO of Houston's leading digital agency, ChaiONE (http://www.chaione.com/). A strong desire to help clients accelerate business has driven Khandelwal to challenge the status quo in enterprise web and mobile applications. A visionary in mobile strategy and technology innovation, Khandelwal has focused ChaiONE to create engaging products internally and for clients. Khandelwal is also the co-founder at START Houston, a tech coworking space for web and mobile startups.
The 40 under 40 Award, established in 2009 by the Houston Business Journal, recognizes top business leaders under the age of 40 who have become respected, who stand out in their industries, and who demonstrate active community leadership. Khandelwal was selected to receive this award in May 2009.
Khandelwal led ChaiONE to successive top 10 finishes in 2010 and 2011 in the annual Fast Tech 50 competition of the fastest growing tech companies in Houston. In 2012, ChaiONE ranked #418 on Inc 500 in its first year of eligibility.
Khandelwal has extensive experience founding, bootstrapping and running successful companies. His eye for detail and keen business acumen led the Houston Angel Network to invite him to join their exclusive club of angel investors.