BukTrips.com

Pardon the Disruption

OUR STORY

We are here to disrupt the way Travel industry operates.

In our quest to transform the travel industry, we’re led by a seasoned team of second-time founders, amassing 40+ years of collective experience from Fortune 50 giants. Our diverse team blends expertise in hospitality, consumer services, blockchain, and enterprise technology to collaboratively pursue innovation with a practical perspective.

01. Experienced team & 2nd time founders

30 plus years of collective experience across Fortune 50 companies like KPMG, Accenture, TATA group. Second time founders with vast experience building 0 to 1.

02. Think like an outsider. Act like an Insider

We believe in learning from outside but building it within. Which is why our teams are a blend of hospitality, consumer, blockchain and enterprise technology experts. Varied, but aligned towards a single goal.

03. We will last!

We are here to build & enable long lasting businesses that impact the world, driven by innovation but practical approach of what a truly “sustainable” business needs to be.

Our Mission

We wish to create a completely new asset class and entire ecosystem around it while adding exponential value to all stakeholders in the Travel industry.

Our Vision

We believe in technological disruption that cyclically changes the world we live in. A world where travel is flexible, transparent and frictionless is the future we seek. We wish to disrupt and transform the world of travel, a 7 trillion USD industry, to chart out its journey for the decades to come.

Our Leadership Team Member

Meet Our Visionaries

Arul Prakash

Founder, CEO

Nikhil Kulkarni

Co-Founder, CTO

Karthik N

Head of Engineering

Vivek ‍Metkar

Product Manager

Asian Chand

Blockchain Engineer

Meet Our Advisor

Sandeep Nailwal

Advisor

Diego Lufiedo

Advisor

Our Leadership Team Member

Meet Our Visionaries

Arul Prakash

Founder, CEO

Nikhil Kulkarni

Co-Founder, CTO

Vivek ‍Metkar

Product Manager

Karthik N

Head of Engineering

Karthik N

Head of Engineering

Asian Chand

Blockchain Engineer

Sandeep Nailwal

Advisor

Diego Lufiedo

Advisor

Work with us buktrips

We're always on the lookout for people who are passionate about their craft - tech, design, product, or marketing. If you're excited about building in Web3, we'd love to hear from you.

Arul Prakash

Founder, CEO

Former COO at Polytrade Finance – blockchain-based DeFi platform, 15+ years of experience in product development, blockchain & Strategic consulting. Ex Accenture and Tata Digital. Arul leads the team with his cross-domain expertise in web3 economy and scaling tech-enabled conventional businesses.

NIKHIL KULKARNI

CO-FOUNDER, CTO

Second time founder in Travel and Hospitality space, 15+ years in emerging tech consulting. Ex KPMG,  cofounder at Darwin Tech – A B2B travel technology company. Nikhil will leverage his expertise in Hospitality Tech landscape, Software Development, Tech Strategy and Product & Program management and technology deployments.

Karthik N

Head of Engineering

A proficient Engineering talent with extensive experience in start-up and as founding member of successful ventures. Karthik specializes in areas such as Blockchain, DeFi, Automation (IIoT), CMS, and eCommerce, leveraging expertise to deliver exceptional solutions to BUK technology.

Vivek ‍Metkar

Product Manager

A Proficient Product Manager with Expertise in end to end product development life cycle, working across Travel Technology, Mobile and Web CX, AgriTech while leading cross-divisional teams building Enterprise and Consumer focussed Technology products.

Asian Chand

Marketing Manager

A dynamic professional with pivotal roles as sales and marketing lead in startup environments like Rework, Web3Tides, and Titanium Technology. Fostering growth at Buk Technology.

SANDEEP NAILWAL

ADVISOR

Sandeep is the flag bearer of blockchain technology today. HE is the co-founder of Polygon, an Ethereum scaling solution, in 2017. As COO of Polygon, he has overseen the growth of the network to over 3,000 developer teams.. He aims to expand Ethereum and make decentralized technologies accessible to millions through Polygon’s continued partnerships and investments.

Diego Lufiedo

ADVISOR

Diego Lofeudo is an experienced growth and expansion professional based in Argentina. He has over 20 years of experience developing strategic plans and leading high-performing teams in the travel industry. Diego is currently the Head of Supply at iOL international – a major travel tech and distribution company since the 1990s. Diego has been one of the earliest employees in Expedia and has worked across the globe in different capacities in different roles in the travel industry.