Bhavish Aggarwal

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Bhavish Aggarwal
Born (1985-08-28) 28 August 1985 (age 33)
Alma materIndian Institute of Technology Bombay
OccupationCo-founder and CEO of Ola Cabs
Spouse(s)Rajalakshmi Aggarwal

Bhavish Aggarwal (born 28 August 1985) is an Indian entrepreneur and co-founder of Ola Cabs.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Aggarwal was born in Ludhiana and grew up in Afghanistan and the UK.[3] He completed a bachelor's degree in computer science and engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 2008.[4] He started his career with Microsoft Research India as a Research Intern and later got reinstated as an Assistant Researcher. [5]


He began his career with Microsoft, where he worked for two years, filed two patents and published three papers in international journals.[4] In January 2011 he co-founded Ola Cabs with Ankit Bhati in Bengaluru.[6] In 2015 Aggarwal and Bhati were the youngest to be included in that year's list of richest Indians.[7]



  1. ^ Das, Purba (16 January 2016). "#Startup India:Ola Cabs' Bhavish Aggarwal is conscious that security is a concern, more measures need to be taken". Business Insider. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Bhavish Aggarwal: Bringing Technology to Fleet Taxis". Forbes India. 12 February 2014.
  3. ^ Arora, Prashasti (27 August 2018). "From Ludhiana to UK via Australia: How Bhavish Aggarwal drove to success". The Economic Times. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Bhavish Aggarwal & Ankit Bhati: The men behind Olacabs". The Economic Times. 25 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Bhavish Aggarwal - Yo! Success". Yo! Success. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Leader in the spotlight-Bhavish Aggarwal". Live Mint. 4 November 2014.
  7. ^ "Ola founders youngest on list of super-rich Indians". Times of India. 12 September 2015.
  8. ^ "ET Awards 2017: The best and the brightest". The Economic Times. 28 October 2017. Retrieved 5 May 2018.

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