Kishore Biyani is an Indianbusinessman. He is chief executive officer (CEO) of Future Group, and Managing Director of Pantaloon Retail. Biyani's Future Group has over 17 million square feet of retail space in 90 cities and 60 rural locations. He managed to raise $170 million by taking venture capital arm Future Ventures public in March 2011. Biyani is married to Sangita Biyani and they have 2 children and are based in Mumbai. His elder daughter Ashni is a director of Future Ideas, group's innovation and incubation cell.
Kishore is the co-author of the book "It happened in India". It is the story of Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Central and the Great Indian Consumer, co-authored with Dipayan Baishya. The book has sold some 100,000 copies, more than any other business book published in India so far.