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Gurbaksh Chahal- A Philanthropist Entrepreneur

Gurbaksh Chahal is a renowned personality across the globe. He is an NRI entrepreneur and philanthropist based in the USA. Gurbaksh has had an illustrious life which inspires the youth of today. His life is a live testimony of how determination, hard work, and strong will can help in achieving anything in life. He has had an incredible journey, which was full of ups and downs, but he overcame the odds and carved a unique identity for himself.

He is not just a successful entrepreneur but also motivates people and continuously strives to uplift society. He has several feathers on his cap which was witnessed when he forayed into writing and became an impeccable International Best Selling Author. He has become a 4-time serial entrepreneur, CEO of DaVinci Marketing Cloud. Apart from his professional achievements, he also has a philanthropist side which is reflected from his non-profit foundation – ‘Chahal’.

He not only spends his time in coming up with newer ideas but also believes in sharing his life experiences for spreading positivity through his motivational blogs. Gurbaksh Chahal BeLimitless is dedicated to sharing Gurbaksh’s life’s lesson to the World. From blogs to quotes, you can find many things written and shared by Gurbaksh which you will find interesting and motivating. His illustrious journey is an inspiration in itself.

Gurbaksh Chahal had a humble beginning where he belonged to a typical Punjabi family, but he was determined to break the stereotypes. Born on 17th July 1982 in Punjab, India, Gurbaksh moved to San Jose California with his parents and brother during childhood. Chahal had always been very ambitious and his firm belief in his dreams and aspirations led him to drop out of the school. He pursued his dream of having a career in the first wave of the dot-com boom. Though his parents wanted him to become a Doctor and excel in academics, Chahal was meant to be different and carve a niche for himself.

And he did achieve what most people can only imagine of doing. By the young age of 25, he established two flourishing start-up businesses in the field of internet advertising. The two companies owned by him were BlueLithium and ClickAgents. He, later on, sold the former to Yahoo and came up with two more companies in the online advertising industry.

It was after the professional success he entered into the field of writing with his bestseller book- ‘The Dream – How I Learned the Risks and Rewards of Entrepreneurship and Made Millions’. The book by Chahal is based on his life story and the challenges he faced. The book was launched in the year 2008, and it proved to be an inspiration for many people as it won millions of hearts.

In fact, Chahal was the only Indian-American to be invited to the Oprah Winfrey Show, which led to making him an entrepreneur icon overnight. Oprah interviewed him on the ‘Millionaire Moguls’ segment in her program. In his book, Chahal talks about his successful journey as an entrepreneur and how he used technology for coming out with a solution that tracked behavior of online visitors.

Gurbaksh Chahal has also featured on the Fox Reality Show ‘Secret Millionaire.’ The show was about helping people and poor communities and Chahal offered $110000 to strangers on the show. He was also interviewed by Extra TV and named as ‘America’s Most Eligible Bachelor.’

On his thirty-second birthday, Chahal came up with the ‘Chahal Foundation,’ which was registered as a non-profit organization and was rebranded as Davinci Marketing Cloud in the same year. The foundation aims at bringing positive change in the society as Chahal wants to contribute to society. The organization aimed at stopping people from engaging in hate crimes along with improving education, providing scholarships, and supporting disaster relief efforts. Gurbaksh has donated millions for various charitable causes and has worked with underprivileged people for all his life. He has also started an Entrepreneurial Scholarship program known as Gurbaksh Chahal Entrepreneurial Scholarship Program.

He was awarded the ‘Top Innovator of the Year’ award in 2006. He was also recognized as International Sensation and Most Influential Businessman of the year award. In the year 2011, Under30CEO honored him as the most influential CEO. Men’s Health Magazine recognized him as one of the World’s ‘Richest and Fittest Guys Ever.’ He was also acknowledged as Top 10 Hottest Digital Marketers and Top 25 Richest Tech Entrepreneurs Under 30. In 2013, he also received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs of the Year Award.

 

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