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About ibibo Group

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.

The key portfolio organizations of the group are Goibibo.com (Online Travel);  Tradus.com (Online Marketplace); PayU.in (Online Payments), Gaadi.com (Auto Classifieds) & redBus (Online Bus ticketing).

ibiboGroup’s principals are Naspers, South Africa.



Management Team

Ashish Kashyap
Ashish Kashyap Group CEO, ibiboGroup

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
Pankaj Jain CFO, ibiboGroup

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 Bhasin
Sanjay Bhasin CEO, Goibibo.com

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.


Deepak Tuli
Deepak Tuli COO Goibibo.com

Deepak Tuli serves as the COO of Goibibo.com, a leading online travel platform. He Co-founded goibibo in October 2009.

Deepak has a decade of experience in Internet and Travel Industry. Prior to Goibibo, Deepak was a founding member of Yatra.com; wherein he played  a critical role in building Hotels business. He was also instrumental in the launching indiatimes travel.

Deepak has done PGDMA from Skyline Business School and holds a Honours in Commerce from Delhi University.


Vikalp Sahni
Vikalp Sahni CTO Goibibo.com

Vikalp Sahni serves as the CTO of Goibibo.com, a leading online travel platform. He Co-founded goibibo in October 2009. 

Vikalp is a technologist at heart and worked on large scale Crawl platforms to intelligent extraction algorithms, or big data platforms. Loves to build technologies which can scale and deliver high performance, from front-end to back-end. 

His earlier stint was with IBM post his B-Tech from NIT Silchar. A Traveller at heart, Vikalp loves Music and Movies and is an Age of Empire Fan.


Phanindra Sama
Phanindra Sama CEO, redBus

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, 


Anoop Menon
Anoop Menon CTO, redBus.in

Anoop serves as President, Engineering of ibiboGroup and CTO, redBus.in . 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.


Rohan Patnaik
Rohan Patnaik Head of sales and operations, redbus.in

Rohan serves as the Head of sales and operations for redbus.in, India's largest bus ticketing company. Rohan manages all the vendors who supply inventory to the platform on the supply side, the customers who book tickets through the platform (including products through which they do their bookings) and the after sales support processes set up for consumers of redbus.in.

 

Rohan started his career in Unilever (as a management trainee in Hindustan Unilever Limited), working there for fiver years, and had operational roles in Supply Chain and Sales. Post Unilever, Rohan worked in ColorPlus (post acquisition by Raymond Group) as the head of Retail and then in Diageo managing the P&L for their largest region (South India). 

 

Rohan holds a BTech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay and a Post Graduate degree from IIM Lucknow.


Mudit Khosla
Mudit Khosla CEO, Tradus.com

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.


Umang Kumar
Umang Kumar CEO & Co-Founder, Gaadi.com

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.


Pratap K Singh
Pratap K Singh President, IT Operations

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.


Jagdeep Singh
Jagdeep Singh General Counsel, ibiboGroup

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 Dhaul
Priyanka Dhaul Director - HR, ibiboGroup

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. 



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