Yashish Dahiya

  Yashish Dahiya (CEO, Policybazaar)
Yashish Dahiya is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co- Founder at PolicyBazaar.com. His long term strategies have turned this financial start-up into a thriving successful brand in the short span of just 5 years. An expert in the field of insurance, Yashish holds extensive knowledge of the consumer financial space in India.

Before starting his entrepreneurial journey with PolicyBazaar.com, he worked with First Europa, a Global Online Insurance Broker, as their CEO. At First Europa, he was responsible for leading the global expansion and managing the business of the company across 9 geographical locations. He has also had experience of working with an online travel aggregator, ebookers.com, a leading pan-European online travel agency and led their business as the Managing Director.

He started his career as a Business Unit Head at Illinios Tool Works and later moved on to Bain & Co. to work as a Management Consultant. Yashish holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from IIT Delhi, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Ahmedabad, and an MBA from INSEAD.

Yashish likes to spend his spare time outdoors with his family and is an enthusiastic marathon runner.
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