Noida Convocation 2014
Chief Guest : Mr. Ankur Warikoo, Head Groupon – APAC Emerging Markets, CEO-Groupon IndiaProgramme 10:00am Academic Procession Starts 10:10am Lighting of the Lamp 10.15am Invocation 10:20am Welcome address by Chairman, Shri Sharad Jaipuira 10.30am Annual Report by Director, Dr. Rajiv R. Thakur 10.40am Conferring of PGDM, PGDM (Service Management), PGDM (Marketing) Diplomas 11.00am Award of Gold and Silver Medals and Merit Certificates 11.05am Convocation Address by the Chief Guest: Mr. Ankur Warikoo, Head Groupon, APAC Emerging Markets and CEO, Groupon India 11.20am "Award of Recognition 2014" to Jaipuria Noida Alumni, Mr. Yateesh Wahaal, Batch 2005-2007 11.25am Vote of Thanks by Vice Chairman, Mr. Shreevats Jaipuria 11.30am Presentation of Memonto to the Chief Guest
Kindly join us for high tea after the Convocation
Ankur Warikoo is the Head of Groupon APAC Emerging Markets comprising India, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines - part of the 48-country portfolio of Groupon Global spanning 250million subscribers and over $7bn in annual sales. Ankur has been with Groupon since April 2011, when it entered India and is the CEO of the India Operations as well.
Post his MBA, Ankur was a Management Consultant with A.T. Kearney for 3 years. He worked in Delhi, Dubai and New York during this time. Post this consulting stint, he Co-founded Accentium Webalong with 2 other batch-mates from ISB that ran websites such as Gaadi.com, Secondshaadi.com, Taaza.com amongst others. After exiting Accentium Ankur joinedRocket Internetin 2011. As a Venture Partner, he helped setup the footprint for Rocket Investments in India such as Groupon and Jabong.
Ankur was part of Fortune Magazine’s 40 under 40 List for India 2013 and was named as one of India’s Top Executives Under 40 by Business Today in 2014.
Ankur holds a management degree from the Indian School of Business (Class of 2006) where he was awarded the Young Leader Award. He also holds a Masters degree in Physics from Michigan State University and holds a bachelor’s degree from Hindu College, Delhi University.