Flipkart was launched in 2007 with the objective of making books easily available to anyone who had internet access. Today, Flipkart presents various categories including movies, music, games, mobiles, cameras, computers, healthcare and personal products, home appliances and electronics â€“ and still counting!
With over 11.5 million book titles, 11 different categories, more than 2 million registered users and sale of 30000 items a day, Flipkart boasts of one of the leading e-commerce players in the country.
So it’s no surprise that we’re a favourite online shopping destination.
CEO and Co-founder
Sachin spent his early years in Chandigarh. He graduated from IIT-Delhi with a degree in Computer Engineering. In 2006 he joined Amazon.com in India which he later left to set-up Flipkart.
As CEO, Sachin oversees all the customer facing activities of the company ranging from technology to marketing. He is also in charge of Flipkart’s corporate divisions which include the finance and legal departments.
An avid gaming enthusiast, Sachin likes to spend most of his free time with his family.
COO and Co-founder
Born and raised in Chandigarh, Binny went on to get a degree in Computer Engineering from IIT Delhi. He had a brief stint at Amazon before taking the entrepreneurial plunge with Flipkart.
At Flipkart, Binny oversees all operational activities that come into play from the time the customer places an order till the time of delivery. This spans across divisions like warehousing, logistics and customer support.
A big fan of Salman Rushdie as well as Stieg Larsson’s ‘Millennium’ series, Binny is also passionate about soccer and NBA. An active sportsman, he used to captain his school basketball and soccer teams.
Mekin completed his B.E. from PESIT Bangalore in 2002. He started his career with Yahoo! and then went on to join Ugenie where he created weRead, a successful social network around books.
At Flipkart, Mekin is responsible for overseeing the companyâ€™s technological operations. These include innovation and application of technology in areas starting from supply chain to website management.
Mekin is an avid sports fan and was actively involved in badminton, table tennis and cricket during his school and college days. Being a father of two kids, his recent areas of interest include parenting related topics.
Sujeet completed his engineering from IIT Delhi. He worked in the KPO industry and orchestrated several freelance projects before joining Flipkart in 2008.
At Flipkart he is responsible for overseeing supply-chain, warehousing and logistics. He is also in charge of business development for all categories.
Sujeet loves playing bridge and poker.
Current business proposition
Ranks in the top 30 Websites in India (As per Alexa ratings)
11,500,000 Book Titles available
8,000,000 Visits every month
4500 Current Team Strength
30000+ Items Shipped per day
27 Cities with own delivery Network