Rohan Verma

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At 19, this engineer built India’s first interactive digital map portal, took the family business to over Rs 200 Cr

In the early 90s, a young Rohan Verma played around with his parents’ computers and the digital maps they worked on. Rohan’s parents Rakesh Verma and Rashmi Verma founders of digital map database business CE Infosystems, had quit their US jobs and moved to New Delhi to start the company. When CE Infosystems was started in 1995, India did not have a map-reading culture like the US. But Rakesh and Rashmi believed the digital maps market in India would boom and 80 percent of all data would have a location component.