A Serial Entrepreneur, a Consultant, a Venture Partner and a Teacher – Yes, we are talking about just one person! Come join us on 31st August as we talk to Ankur Warikoo about his journey to success.
Ankur Warikoo is the Regional Head of APAC Emerging Markets (APAC-EC) comprising India, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines. The APAC-EC region is part of the 48-country portfolio of Groupon Global spanning 250 million subscribers and over $5bn in annual sales. Ankur has been with Groupon since April 2011, when it entered India and is the CEO of the India Operations as well.
Post his management degree from the IndianSchool of Business, Ankur was a Management Consultant with A.T. Kearney for 3 years. He worked in Delhi, Dubai and New York during this time.
He Co-founded Accentium Web in 2007 along with 2 other batch-mates from ISB, while continuing with his role at A.T. Kearney. In 2009, he left Kearney to work on Accentium full-time. Accentium runs websites such as Secondshaadi.com, Gaadi.com, Taaza.com amongst others. After Accentium, Ankur joined Rocket Internet in 2011. As a Venture Partner, he helped setup the footprint for Rocket Investments in India such as Groupon and Jabong.
Ankur holds a management degree from the Indian School of Business (Class of 2006) where he was awarded the Young Leader Award. He also holds a Masters degree in Physics from Michigan State University and holds a bachelor’s degree from Hindu College, Delhi University.