ONE Championship has announced that Zilingo co-founder and CEO Ankiti Bose, 28, of India is joining ONE Championship chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong on “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” as one of 12 guest CEOs. She will help judge and mentor 16 contestants in a high-stakes game of business competitions and physical challenges in what he describes as the toughest version of the reality show yet.
“It is my honor to announce that Ankiti Bose, co-founder and CEO of Zilingo, has been confirmed as one of the 12 guest CEOs on ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition,'” Chatri stated. “Ankiti is a truly inspiring young woman who was able to convert her dream into reality.”
“Her business acumen is absolutely incredible and I have no doubt she will be a huge inspiration for our 16 contestants,” the ONE Championship boss continued. “I am excited to have Ankiti on the show.”
In 2015, Bose founded Zilingo at the age of 23. Under her leadership, the company has raised over US$300,000,000 and created one of the largest B2B commerce businesses in Asia.
Bose started her career as a Management Consultant with McKinsey and Company before joining Sequoia Capital. Leveraging her cumulative experience from each part of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, she is passionate about mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs.
“I am thrilled to join Chatri on the show,” Bose said. “It will be one of the most exhilarating experiences for the contestants and we look forward to discovering some of the brightest minds among them.”
“The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” will invite 16 contestants handpicked from around the world to compete in a high-stakes game of business and physical challenges. The winner will receive a US$250,000 job offer to work directly under Chatri for a year as his protege in Singapore.
For more information on “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition,” please visit: http://onefc.com/the-apprentice/. Meanwhile, here is a clip featuring the reality show’s host: