Kunal Bahl, W’06, Eng’06

2018 Joseph Wharton Young Leader Award

Kunal Bahl, ENG'06, W'06
Co-Founder and CEO, Snapdeal

Kunal is the Co-Founder and CEO of Snapdeal.com, India’s leading online marketplace, with the mission to create life changing experiences by connecting buyers to sellers of millions of products from thousands of national, international and regional brands.

With millions of customers and 300,000 sellers, Snapdeal is the shopping destination for internet users across the country, delivering to 6000+ cities and towns in India. In its journey till now, Snapdeal has partnered with several global marquee investors such as Softbank, Alibaba, Foxconn, BlackRock, Temasek, eBay Inc., Sequoia Capital, Intel Capital, among others.

Kunal is an engineer from University of Pennsylvania, with a business degree from The Wharton School. He was named The Economic Times Entrepreneur of the Year 2015, which is the most prestigious entrepreneurship award in India. He also featured in the 2014 Fortune Global 40 under 40 list. Kunal has been a recipient of many other distinguished awards including the Prime Minister’s Award for Contribution to the Digital Industry.

In his personal life, Kunal is keenly interested in travel, food, adventure sports and politics.