Ankur is currently Head of Groupon APAC Emerging Markets (India, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines) in addition to being the CEO of Groupon India. Groupon is the global leader in group buying spread across 48 countries, with a valuation of over USD 25 Bn.
Previously Ankur was a co-founder at Accentium Web, which runs leading websites such as SecondShaadi.com (India’s largest re-marriage portal), Gaadi.com (India’s largest auto portal – sold to the Ibibo Group in Mar 2011), StudyNation.com (India’s largest education portal), AdLift.com (India’s leading SEO Agency) amongst others. He exited the business in Oct 2010.
Before the entrepreneurship bug bit him, Ankur used to chase airline frequent flier miles as a management consultant with A.T. Kearney for 3 years. He doesn’t know what to do with his suits and ties any longer!
He holds an MBA degree from the Indian School of Business and an MS Degree in Physics from Michigan State University. Ankur did his graduated from Hindu College, Delhi University