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Sahil Barua | Success story of the CEO & Co-founder of Delhivery



Sahil Barua

Sahil Barua is an Indian entrepreneur. He founded the Indian logistics company, Delhivery and currently serves as its CEO and Co-founder. Sahil is also an Angel Investor and actively invests in startups. The parent company SSN Logistics Private Limited launched the logistics firm, Delhivery, which received the Startup of the Year Award 2019 and has a net worth of Rs 333 crores.

Early Life

On 25th December 1984, Sahil Barua was born in Gurgaon, Haryana, India. Sahil completed his secondary education at St. Xavier High School. And then, he pursued a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (2002-2006) from the NIT, Karnataka.

Later in 2006, he went for a postgraduate study and pursued PGDM Finance (2006-2008) from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He was also an all-around Gold medalist at the institute.

Sahil Barua
Sahil Barua


Sahil started his professional journey by working as an intern for a short term. Once he got the hang of it, he decided to pursue a career in engineering. He went to the University of Maryland, the US, in 2005. Later he worked as Research Intern on electronics packaging at the CALCE Labs (May 2005 to August 2005). After that, he worked at Bangalore- based Stayglad until 2006. He exited the company because there was no work available suitable for him.

As an inexperienced and young associate, he enjoyed interning at Bain & Company in 2007-2008. After completing his post-graduation, he rejoined the company as a full-time Associate Consultant in 2008. He then focused on examining private equity, telecommunications and healthcare after getting promoted to the Senior Associate Consultant position in 2009.

Sahil Barua
Sahil Barua

Sahil, the co-founder of Delhivery, has served as CEO since 2011. During this time, he helped the company grow by 400%. And in addition to this, they have raised a significant amount of money in various seed funding rounds. This number is another indication that Delhivery is one of the most successful e-commerce logistics companies!

Sahil Barua is the same person who spent hours checking the smooth functioning of his logistics firm. However, he constantly moves and talks to team members, so he has no time to sit on the computer. Consequently, his morning hours are usually spent working on MIS reports. He even inspects the revenue generated from shipments scheduled to deliver but never did.

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36 years old

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