Arun Pandit was born in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.
Arun Pandit is building India’s Biggest warehousing & fulfillment platform called Hyphen SCS.
He represented India at The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conference – Canada: June 2023 and the Horasis India meeting at Adelaide, Australia: Nov 2023.
Hyphen SCS has been selected in Your Story Tech 30: India’s Most Promising Startup in India for the year 2022 and was also featured in the Forbes India Dec 2023 issue.
Hyphen SCS has also been selected in the Top 5 in South Asia Startup ICT Award 2023 and also amongst TIE Global TGS 100: Emerging 100 Startups Globally.
Hyphen SCS was also selected among the Top 20 best pitches out of 198 startups in the Seed Spark by Stanford Seed , Top 20 in the Leap to Unicorn Program India and also the Top 250 startups globally in Slingshot Singapore 2023
Hyphen SCS was also the grand finalist in the Logistics category in the ET Leaders of Tomorrow awards and ISCON 2023.
Hyphen was also part of the first cohort ODX1 by OnDeck & Flexport and is also part of the Mass Challenge Israel Cohort and Velocity SCM Cohort by Delhivery , AWS and Nexus Venture Partners.
He was the former Head of Sales for a Matrix Partners Funded Logistics Startup ”LoadShare Networks “.
Arun Pandit is one of the youngest members of the FICCI National Committee on Logistics.
He is also a member of the “Young Leaders Council ” at AIMA, CII, WAI . AIDF & AITWA.
He is also the VP membership at The 500 MBA Club.
He has met more than 1000+ CXO/logistics decision-makers and onboarded more than 300+ clients for FTL, PTL, DV & SAAS-based logistics solutions across India.
Arun Pandit comes in the top 1 % globally in Supply Chain sales as per the Linkedin Social Selling Index.
He has been a subject expert and consultant for multiple projects for the Big 4 consulting groups.
He has worked pan India across multiple sales and marketing roles with organizations like Trux App, RPG Group, CEAT, PayUMoney, and BlackBuck.
Arun Pandit doubles up as the Chief Encouragement Officer of “Don’t Give Up World.com ®”, one of the biggest not-for-profit motivational websites and communities in India.
Don’t Give Up World was selected as one of the “Top 12 Social Innovations in India” by T.I.S.S. Mumbai. DontGiveUpWorld.com has over 10,000 motivational posts, over 6 million website views, and over 2 lakh social media followers.
He is currently in the final stages of publishing a motivational book titled “Don’t Give Up ”: An Anthology.
Arun Pandit is a graduate of the prestigious YCombinator Startup School and also a fellow at On Deck, Mass Challenge, and Seed Spark by Stanford Seed.
Arun Pandit has the following certifications under his belt: Microsoft Certified Professional, Red Hat Certified Engineer & Google Certified in AdWords & Analytics, MIT Supply Chain, Harvard Data Sciences, University of California Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, CII WMP Pro, Yoga Prana Vidya Level 1, and NLP to name a few.
Arun Pandit has been featured on the cover of Career 360 Magazine Special Edition on Hope. Articles written by and about him have been published in multiple magazines, newspapers, and websites like Forbes India, Hindustan Times, Divya Himachal, DNA, Career 360, Cargo Connect, Rediff.com, IIT Mentors, Ennadu, Sakshi, Asian Photography, FitnGlam, etc.
He has regularly spoken at various events on sales and marketing, entrepreneurship, and mental health across India. He has been a speaker at F.I.C.C.I., E-Logistics Asia Summit, Global Supply Chain Council, Renewable India Energy Expo ,IIT Bombay, IIM Bangalore, IIFT, IIM Kashipur, IIM Trichy, NITIE, BITS PILANI, IIM Shillong, IIM Udaipur, BIT Mesra, XIMB, NIT Patna, IMI Delhi , VIT, UBS, IEM, IIFM, IPA, KJ Somaiya, SRCC, SSCBS, GTBK, DIAS, Mind Wars, LMS, Amity, GZSCET, Youth Ideathon , to name a few.
He is a mentor at Navkiran, XpertFlix, Base Camp Skill Labs, The 500 MBA Club, Rekonversations , and Habitat to name a few.
He has been the judge of regional chapters of the prestigious HULT Prize at IIFT, SIMSR, and IIM Shillong.
He has also been a mentor, judge, and speaker at the Fourth Youth Innovators Design Bootcamp 2023 organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
He is known for touching hearts and inspiring listeners with his unorthodox and no-nonsense style of storytelling.
He is a firm proponent of “ Local heroes or idols,“ i.e., the successful people from tier 2-3 cities regularly return to their roots to give much-needed direction and inspiration to the youth of their town or village.
He has an MBA from the prestigious IIFT, Delhi, and has won multiple awards and competitions at the national and international levels. He was the winner of more than 20+ national-level B-school competitions. He was the runner-up of 1200+ teams across Asia at “The TIE All Asia Business Plan Competition” and 3rd at the World’s Biggest & Richest Rice Business Plan Competition held in Houston, USA.
He is a Guinness world record holder in light painting and also the winner of Levi’s Change Your World fellowship and Director General NCC Scholarship.
He is a computer engineer and an expert in security, web servers, and networking from GZSCET, Bhatinda.
He is a state and university-level volleyball player and a super backer at Kickstarter. In his leisure time, he likes to write poems & articles, play harmonica, swim and guide the dreamers who have lost hope inside. He is a product of Sainik School Sujanpur Tira and St Mary’s School, Delhi.
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