GBTA Convention 2019 - Reggie Aggarwal


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Reggie Aggarwal

CEO and Founder of Cvent

Reggie Aggarwal is the CEO and Founder of Cvent, the market-leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider. Reggie founded Cvent in 1999 as a two-person startup, and today the company has more than 3,700 employees and 300,000 users worldwide. Cvent’s software solutions optimize the entire event management value chain and have been used to power millions of meetings and events across 25,000 organizations. Cvent was a publicly traded company (NYSE: CVT) until it went private in November 2016for $1.65 billion.

Reggie was named the #1 SaaS CEO by The SaaS Report in their 2018 Top 50 list, CEO of the Year and the most admired CEO by the Washington Business Journal, Entrepreneur of the Year for the Washington, DC area by Ernst & Young, and a rising star by Forbes Magazine. He has been featured in publications such as Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week and USA Today and has appeared on CNBC, ABC News and CBS News. Cvent is also consistently named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Business Journal, Washingtonian, and the Washington Post.

Reggie graduated with a BS degree from the University of Virginia, a Juris Doctorate from Washington and Lee University Law School, and an LLM (post-law degree) from Georgetown University Law School. He also received an Honorary Doctorate from Southeastern University for his contribution to the community.