Aloke Bajpai, Founder Ixigo
Aloke is a pioneer of online travel metasearch in India, Aloke Bajpai is a technology entrepreneur with over 10 years experience in the travel industry, before launching iXigo. An electrical engineering graduate from IIT Kanpur, Aloke started his career at Amadeus in Europe, where he was part of the team that built the world’s first web-based travel agency booking products. He went on to do an MBA at the INSEAD business school, and moved back to India in 2005. After a stint with FinalQuadrant Solutions where he led distribution strategy & business development, Aloke and his co-founders launched iXiGO.com in 2007. They bootstrapped and grew the business mostly by word of mouth to a market-leading position in Indian travel search, partnering with over 100 travel sites in India and across the world.