In August of 2019, I had a super conversation with Chitransh Sahai, one of the co-Founders of GoComet. When that conversation was over, I was sure I would want to catch up with the team and I was lucky to be able to do that recently. I had the pleasure of talking to Gautam Prem Jain, another graduate of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and the CEO of GoComet, an enterprise software company that helps manage freight shipments in a way that is easier, smarter and less expensive.
Remember, for context, that Gautam was part of the team that built and sold Plat to Housing.com while they were still at university. The entire team, with Gautam as the CEO, wanted to change the world and build something with real impact. Depending on how one measures, the global Logistics Industry is somewhere between $8 to $12 trillion. Yet, in relative terms, very little technology has been applied to the industry in the form of digital transformation. GoComet is filling that gap by building all of the necessary components for freight shipments to be modernized.
It was good to catch up after more than 6 months since the last time we spoke with the team. We discussed in detail some of the advancements GoComet has made, but also how the markets have changed and the things that customers are requesting. We talked about global expansion, sales cycles and the challenges of hiring only the best people.