At ibiboGroup our mission is to enable trusted transactions between buyers and sellers.
“ibiboGroup” has been built up from scratch to become one of top E-commerce and online transactions organization in India. We process millions of transactions every month.
ibiboGroup’s principals are Naspers, South Africa.
Ashish Kashyap serves as the CEO of ibiboGroup in India. He set up and launched the group in 2007 and drove the creation of leading internet and mobile assets comprising of fast growing e-commerce platforms such as Goibibo.com (travel); Tradus.com (online shopping); PayU India (Payment gateway) and No 1 casual gaming platform (ibibo games). Prior to launching ibiboGroup in India, Ashish was the Country Head of Google India, wherein he set up the domestic business operations from ground up. Before joining Google, Ashish "founded" E-Commerce businesses at Indiatimes.com and drove them to a profitable and scale position. At Times Group, he architected first of its kind "Reverse Auctions" platform called "Tell Your Price"; created India's first "Travel Auction" platform and also launched 'fixed price market places'.
Ashish holds an "Economics (Honors)" from University Of Delhi, India and an "International Masters in Practicing Management (IMPM)" from Insead, Fontainebleau, France.
Pankaj Jain serves as the Group Chief Financial Officer for ibiboGroup in India. He is responsible for managing overall Finance functions of all the Group businesses in India. Pankaj has more than 14 years, post qualification experience and has worked with organizations like PricewaterhouseCoopers & Corning Incorporated. Prior to joining ibiboGroup, Pankaj was responsible for managing finance and strategy functions for Corning Incorporated in India.
Pankaj started his professional career as an article trainee with PricewaterhouseCoopers, after graduating in commerce from Delhi University and after finishing his Chartered Accountancy.
Sanjay serves as the CEO of Goibibo.com, a leading online travel platform. Sanjay built out Goibibo from scratch and launched it in October 2009. Sanjay has 20 years of experience in Internet, Mass Media, Print / Radio / TV sector. He has been part of many founding teams such as Indiatimes.com ; Walt Disney's launch in India ; FM Radio and Television ventures of The Times of India Group. He was also instrumental in the launch of UTV's channels such as UTV Movies & World Movies.
Sanjay has done PGDBM from SP Jain University and also holds a Honours in Economics from Delhi University.
Mudit serves as the CEO of Tradus.com and joins Tradus from 'seventymm.com', wherein he was the CEO of the company. At Seventymm, his mandate was to turn around its operations. He achieved the goals and pivoted seventymm into one of the significant B2C e-commerce players. Prior to 'seventymm', Mudit was a founding member of Yatra.com,wherein he played a critical role in making the company a leading online travel player. At Yatra, Mudit drove various aspects such as Hotels business, payment partnerships, marketing & alliances.
Mudit has spent over a decade in the E-commerce industry and has hands on experience of building businesses from scratch and rapidly scaling them. He was recently named one of the top 100 Icons of India's digital ecosystem (December 2012).
In his earlier experience, he was part of the founding team of Indiatimes Shopping, one of the earliest ecommerce ventures' in India. During his stint at Indiatimes, he managed the marketplace business and also launched disruptive innovations such as 'Tell Your Price' : reverse auctions that resulted in high volume transactions.
Mudit is an MBA in Marketing from Bombay University, and a Bachelors in Engineering from Nagpur University.
Nitin serves as the CEO of PayU India, a fast growing payment platform for Indian e-commerce merchants. He started his career as an investment banker with Lehman brothers in their London office. He was in the Fixed income division working across asset classes - ABS, Rates, FX and Commodities - both in structuring and sales. He also later setup a similar desk for them in Mumbai. He then founded and ran one of the largest couponing companies in India, www.khojguru.com, which was the only profitable couponing company in India in 2010.
Nitin is a Computer Science Engineer from IIT Delhi and a MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.
Umang serves at the CEO & Co-Founder of Gaadi.com, India's leading auto marketplace. Umang has a decade of experience across internet startups, leading media houses and a two year stint as a coder. In 2008 he co-founded Accentium Web with 3 batch mates and went on to establish 5 successful internet ventures including Gaadi.com, Secondshaadi.com, Sitagita.com, Taaza.com and Studynation.com. In 2011 Gaadi.com was acquired by the MIH Group.
Umang is a computer science engineer from R.V. College Bangalore who joined his first start up straight out of college. From there he went to ISB Hyderabad for his MBA and followed it up with a two year stint in media corporate strategy/sales.
Phanindra Sama (Phani) serves as the CEO of redBus.in, India’s largest bus ticketing company. Phani co-founded redBus along with 2 other batch mates in August 2006. redBus is consumer facing travel brand enabling customers to buy tickets on internet, on mobile, and through call centers. Prior to founding redBus, Phani worked with Texas Instruments, Bangalore.
Phani is ranked no# 3 amongst India’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs by Business World. He has been chosen as a Global Shaper 2011 of the World Economic Forum. He was awarded Entrepreneur of the year award under IT, ITES category by ET NOW and the BITSAA 30 under 30 Award.
Phani was a State ranker in Intermediate examination, Andhra Pradesh, Sr. Secondary Board. He graduated with distinction from BITS-Pilani,
Pratap serves as the President of IT Operations and is responsible for ibiboGroup's IT projects, technology operations, infrastructure and product quality. Pratap has over 14 years of experience in System Engineering, Telecommunication, and Internet industry's IT operations. Prior to ibibo, he has worked with Aricent Inc. and TCS as Manager - Information Technology.
Pratap is a B.E. (Electronics) from University of Pune.
Rahul serves as the President of ibiboAds and is responsible for driving the affiliate network platform, helping e-commerce companies to enhance transactions and registrations. He has over 16 years of sales experience in Media and FMCG. Prior to joining ibiboGroup, he has worked with various TV channels including NewsX, NDTV Imagine, Star TV, MTV and BBC World.
Rahul has done B.Sc in Electronics and PGD in Marketing and Sales Management from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan.
Rahul has been a part of the founding team at ibiboGroup, and its strategic evolution through the Indian internet and mobile space. In 2009, Rahul founded the ibibo Games business which became an industry leader in India within 2 years of its launch. Since 2012, Rahul has helmed the India launch of two powerful mobile products from Tencent -- iBrowser and WeChat. Rahul has previously worked with organizations like Sony Entertainment Television, Cyber Media, and Satyam Computers in key leadership roles.
Rahul is a professionally trained architect, B. Arch. (Architecture) from the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi; and a post-graduate in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM, Indore).
Anoop serves as President, Engineering of ibiboGroup. Anoop has over 12 years of experience in the Telecom and Internet industry. He joined the group in October 2006 and has been responsible for building and scaling out various products through the groups evolution. Prior to joining ibibo Anoop was with Convergelabs as a Technical lead from where he has a patent pending against his name.
Anoop has done his Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras.
Jagdeep serves as the General Counsel of ibiboGroup in India. He is responsible for managing the overall legal function for all the Group businesses in India. Jagdeep has vast amount of experience in handling complex legal matters across various laws in the country. Before joining ibibo, Jagdeep worked with Unilever and handled various roles both nationally and internationally.
Jagdeep is an alumnus from the prestigious National Law School, Bangalore.
Priyanka serves as the Director - HR of ibibo Group and is driving strategic level activities of organisational development, succession planning, career development and employee retention. Priyanka brings with her more than a decade of rich experience in various domains of HR. Her specialty lies in talent management and engagement. Priyanka spent 7 years working with Heidrick & Struggles covering the technology sector in Europe & Asia. Prior to joining Ibibo, she was heading Talent Management at Macmillan Publishers where she played a pivotal role in structuring a new management team.
Priyanka holds an MBA from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and lives in Gurgaon with her family.