Mr. AlokeBajpai ceo & co- founder, ixigo.com
Aloke is the dynamo who drives ixigo with his passion and eye for detail. He is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction to the team with his business acumen and consumer-centric thinking. His creativity, intuition and perseverance have had immense impact on ixigo’s growth story.
An IIT Kanpur Electrical Engineering alumnus and an MBA graduate from INSEAD, Aloke loves creative writing, history and gadgets. Prior to launching ixigo, Aloke worked in technology roles at Amadeus SAS, Nice, France, where he was part of the team that built the world’s first web-based cruise-line booking engine for agencies. Since then, his love for Internet products and Croissants has never ebbed.
At heart, Aloke is a foodie who loves to take a dive into a pool or a good book, depending on the weather. Thanks to his love of travel, history and culture, there are few places in the world that he has not visited or lived in, but he retains his Indian heart and spirit.
Aloke has also recently won the Young Achiever Award at Mobby’s 2013. He is a TiE charter member and a mentor to several startups, incubators and accelerators.
Aloke is also an advisor to 10+ Startups including: Playcez (acquired by IndiaMart group), Bluegape, Dogspot, Azoi.