Ashish Jain

Careem | VP Strategic Finance

Ashish Jain is an experienced startup leader who has helped lead two large Unicorns, Careem and Snapdeal over the past few years. He is keen to share his experience with entrepreneurs to help them in their journeys of building successful start-ups. Ashish has 22 years of experience across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the US in start-ups and large companies across finance, marketing, strategy, M&A, fundraising, new market entry, and operations. Currently, he heads finance globally at Careem. Before this, Ashish led Finance, Legal, M&A, and Investments at Snapdeal. Ashish has been an Associate Partner with McKinsey and Company, Singapore, where he was responsible for defining strategies and M&A for TMT companies across Asia. Before joining McKinsey, Ashish was Director, Business Development, M&A, Strategy & Performance Management for Telenor’s Asia operations based out of Bangkok. Ashish has also served as Associate Director for four years at the UBS London and Mumbai offices and Altera’s California office for seven years as a Product Marketing Manager. An erstwhile investment banker and equity research analyst, Ashish is well versed with stakeholder management, finance, strategy, fundraising, M&A, and overall business operations.

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