There are several successful names working across different industries around the world. However, do all of them go ahead in becoming well-recognized names in their respective sectors or have an impactful journey, inspiring other budding talents worldwide? Well, there are definitely a few rare gems that have stood distinctive from the rest for varied reasons, but most importantly, for their honesty and authenticity. The world of business has seen the rise of too many such talented beings, but Vinay Maloo is one to have made massive buzz and headlines over the years for all the right reasons.
If humility had a face, it would’ve been of Vinay Maloo, who proudly serves as the Founder and Chairman of Enso Group, a one-of-a-kind conglomerate based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Vinay Maloo’s life story has been those of rags to riches. He was born on 10th January 1961 and completed his schooling at National High School in Kolkata and was an alumnus of St. Xavier’s College, graduating in Commerce with an honors degree in 1981. He went ahead in studying for Chartered Accountancy, but the entrepreneurial bug bit him, and he chose to change the direction of his career.
Vinay Maloo began everything from scratch with no business background, as his father was a Chartered Accountant. However, believing in his dreams and having faith on his visionary ideas, he started his first business acquiring a marble mine in Kankroli, Rajasthan. In 1990 he left Kolkata and moved to Delhi to run Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited (HFCL) with his uncle, which led them to set up their first telecom equipment manufacturing plant in Solan, Himachal Pradesh.
Today, Vinay Maloo is at the forefront of Enso Group, which has consistently grown as a conglomerate foraying into diverse niches like mineral mining, real estate, healthcare, solar energy, oil and gas, and infrastructure. He is a focused leader and also adopts a modern-day approach to doing business, making sure to walk in sync with the changing trends of the business world to come up with great ideas and even better executions to serve clients and customers in the best possible manner.
He is a vegetarian by birth and an ardent Jain, following their teachings. This also proves his mentality of simple living and high thinking, which has what helped him become a sought-after businessman across India.