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Sachin Kumbhoje

  • Entrepreneur, StartUp Coach & Public Speaker

  • Winner, Ranks #01 in 'India-Croatia StartUp Challenge 2022'

  • Infosys Certified Trainer

  • Consultant- Incubation Centre Setup & Management

  • Recruitment Specialist

  • Author of two books

  • Active Platelets Donor

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube

About Me

I am an entrepreneur, on a mission to solve india's unemployment crisis. I founded OpEx in 2016 with the goal of bringing together the India's top entrepreneurs, Industry experts, trainers & influncers under one platform, to educate, impact and facilitate students about startup & skill development. Under the OpEx umbrella, we have launched a variety of learning programs and platforms that have helped more than a lakh students and professionals around the country who experience personal transformation through their career. From our award-winning CiREE platform, to our engaging master classes, there is something for everyone at OpEx.

Most recently, we received a prestigious global recognision from Embassy of Croatia and Government of India as we ranked #01 amongst 306 startups from India & Croatia. I am constantly traveling around the country, meeting brilliant minds, speaking at conferences and events, and filming content you can find online. You can hear some of my favorite interviews on my YouTube & CiREE platform.


If you connect the 3 dots, Passion - Purpose - Profession, then you can allign your vision for Life.

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My Story

I am a Healthcare professional who did my Post-graduation in Pharmacy and MBA in HR & Marketing. I spent few years in US based leading Pharma Industry working in Technology Transfer. Because I wanted to start something of my own, I then happily dropped out Ph.D. and pursued MBA to begin entrepreneurial journey. In 2015, I was a part of Infosys Foundation’s Global Business Foundation Skills Program, which was a turning point to kick-start my own startup, named as OpEx –Operational Excellence in 2016. For my initiative to promote Make-In-India, I got recognition from Prime Minister’s Office. With my bootstrapped StartUp, I could manage to impact more than 1,00,000 students & professionals for StartUp & Skill Development in 6 years. 

I considered COVID Crisis as an opportunity & started one more StartUp- CiREE in just 18 months of pandemic. I integrated technology, expertise in Skill Development & network in the Industry to build India's First Pharma Edutainment OTT Platform for Skills, Jobs & Entrepreneurship. CiREE is a Winner at 'India-Croatia StartUp Challenge 2022' as a part of Government of India, Invest India Federation & Indian Embassy at Croatia. For CiREE, I hold Number #01 in India, amongst 306 StartUps from India & Croatia. CiREE has won prizes & rewards worth of $12,000 from Government of India and Corporate Partners.

Both my companies, OpEx and CiREE have a common vision to Solve India’s Unemployment Crisis through balancing Job Creators and Job Seekers.

My Companies

Because I wanted to explore my career as a trainer, I quit the job and started my first company in 2016. Being a first generation entrepreneur, I successfully failed many a times & ensured not to repeat the same mistake again in business. During failures, the only thing which I could earn was a 'People Network'. During COVID crises, I could identify opportunities & started few more companies by keeping the same vision. 



Founded in 2016, OpEx is a Skill Development Company which aims to balance Job Seekers & Job Creators through a series of training programs & events for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Development.


CiREE is an Global Award Winning India's First Skilling & Hiring Blended Platform for Pharma Students & Professionals. This is All-In-One Platform for Jobs, Industry Certified Courses, Skill Map, Podcast, Webinars, Resume Builder & Much more. 

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Chamber for Advancement of Small & Medium Businesses

With the vision of working closely with all stakeholders for advancement of Micro, Small and Medium Businesses, Chamber has been established at the financial capital of India. It engages, assists and supports SME's and MSME's for business development.


Awards & Recognitions

Awards & Recognitions 

Embassy of Croatia & Govt of India


Winner, Ranked #01 in India Croatia StartUp Challenge 2022

Gaurav Puraskar by 'Sakaal' Media


Contribution in creating awareness and startup ecosystem at Kolhapur



#BrandKolhapur Award - one of the prestigious award for the extraordinary work by DYP group, Kolhapur

Recognised by Prime Ministers Office


Recognition received from PMO office for promoting MAKE IN INDIA Campaign in 7 State Universities

Best Emerging StartUps to look in 2020


Best Emerging StartUp by Insights Success Magazine

Smart Udyojak


Featured in Mumbai based Business Magazine - Smart Udyojak in Year 2019

Book me to speak


Every month I travel to various events across the country, presenting talks on StartUp, Skill Development, Future Skills, IKIGAI & personal transformation. Speaking on stage is one of my most important platforms for raising consciousness & awareness amongst students & professionals. I’ve delivered keynotes at various events. For me, nothing quite compares to the exhilaration of being on stage, sharing an idea with the potential to elevate humanity.

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I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities.

Let's connect.

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