Ankur Warikoo

Ankur Warikoo

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Ankur Warikoo is Cofounder & CEO of nearbuy – online marketplace for discovering and buying offline services. Prior to nearbuy, Warikoo was Head of Groupon’s India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Philippines business. He holds a management degree from the Indian School of Business (Class of 2006) where he was awarded the Young Leader Award and a Masters degree in Physics from Michigan State University and holds a bachelor’s degree from Hindu College, Delhi University.

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The Worst Email Pick Up Line. Ever!

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Why Excel Sheet Style Of Leadership Is An Oxymoron...

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