Mr. Patu Keswani

Patu Keswani is the chairman and managing director of Lemon Tree Hotels, which owns and operates 26 hotels with over 3,000 rooms across 15 cities in India, with 3,200 direct employees. Another 8 hotels, aggregating over 1200 rooms are under development. Patu is a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi and a PGDM from IIM Calcutta. He was presented the Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT Delhi in 2011 and by IIM Calcutta in 2012. Patu worked for over 15 years in the Tata Administrative Services, where his last role was as Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Taj Business Hotels. Subsequently Patu has also worked with A.T. Kearney Inc., as Director in their India Office.