Amit Bhandari

amit-bhandari-150-by-150A serial entrepreneur, Amit has been building start-ups for almost 20 years.  His most substantial successes have been in the fuel commodity supply sector, with the establishment of BioUrja Trading, LLC, and LogiBo, LLC, along with grains commodities via West Plains, LLC.  Overall, the BioUrja Group has grown in just ten years to be a leading fuel supplier globally, achieving annual revenues over USD$5 Billion and supplying over 1 billion gallons of fuel to its customers.  For these achievements, Amit was recognized as a finalist in Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in 2013.

Amit is also an active philanthropist.  He has been active in supporting the Houston community as well as charitable organizations across the United States, with a particular focus on education and children’s causes.

“When I visited a Magic Bus sporting activity in the slums of Mumbai with my wife and kids, we were struck by the tremendous joy and hope that the organization brings to underprivileged children.  Words just can’t capture what they do – it truly is magical.”