On 5 May 2020, employees of holiday marketplace TravelTriangle received a bolt from the blue. An email from chief operating officer (COO) Sanjeev Misra informed them that co-founder Sankalp Agarwal was no longer chief executive officer (CEO). Another co-founder—chief technology officer (CTO) Prabhat Gupta—was also relieved of his duties by the board of directors. Misra would take charge as interim CEO.
In a LinkedIn post nearly a month later, Gupta that things ended “on a bitter note”.