Faisal Farooqui

Faisal Farooqui is the founder and CEO of India’s leading review and rating platform, Mouthshut.com. A passionate entrepreneur, he has co-founded two other successful tech companies and serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations and civil society groups. Farooqui is fond of mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs and advocates for the extensive role of women in tech and engineering. Farooqui’s sacrosanct belief in the freedom of expression on the Internet led him to challenge various sections of India’s IT Act in the Supreme Court.This catalysed the abrogation of Section 66A and the reading down of arbitrary IT rules. Farooqui has a degree in Information Systems and Finance from New York and lives in Mumbai, India.