Sachin Bansal, Binny Bansal

From left: Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal
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From left: Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal

Sachin Bansal

Title: Co-founder and CEO, Flipkart

Born: August 5, 1981, Chandigarh, India

Education: BTech in computer science and engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Early Marker: While working for Amazon, he saw shortcomings in its retail model in India.

Big Idea: Co-founded with Binny Bansal (no relation) India's largest e-commerce platform, based on the promise of guaranteed delivery time and cash-on-delivery payment.

Wave of the Future: E-commerce/developing economies

Binny Bansal

Title: Co-founder and COO, Flipkart

Born: Chandigarh, India

Education: BTech in computer science and engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Early Marker: While working for Sarnoff, he developed a sensor to warn car drivers when they were changing lanes without signaling.

Big Idea: Co-founded with Sachin Bansal (no relation) India's largest e-commerce platform, based on the promise of guaranteed delivery time and cash-on-delivery payment.

Wave of the Future: E-commerce/developing economies

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