He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blinkit and sets the vision and leads product development, along with overseeing strategy.
Prior to founding Blinkit, Albinder worked as the Head of International Expansion at Zomato, where he was responsible for the company's global expansion mandate.
In 2013, Albinder, along with Saurabh, founded Blinkit. He graduated with a Bachelor of Technology degree in Civil Engineering from IIT Delhi, followed by an MBA from Columbia University, New York.
He is always seen juggling a few books, enjoys playing basketball, listening to French music and eating meals prepared by his mother.
He is the Chief Financial Officer at Blinkit, and is responsible for setting the financial strategy for the company. He oversees the Finance, Legal and Corporate functions, and plays a key role in crucial investment and monetary decisions at the company
Prior to joining Blinkit, Amit was the Head of Finance for Wipro DO&P, a $1 Bn Wipro company where he held several positions and played an important role in P&L ownership, M&A integration, Finance and Business transformation. Amit is an alumnus of SRCC, a qualified Chartered Accountant, and certified Accountant from Denver, CO
Amit is a table tennis champ, who would like to be eating boiled vegetables and salads, but he just can't resist delicious food!
In December 2013, Saurabh Kumar, along with Albinder Dhindsa, founded Blinkit with the vision to build technology that can transform India’s vast unorganized grocery ecosystem. Built on proprietary technology stack, the Blinkit platform serves as a convergence of consumers looking for everyday essentials, partner stores who serve their needs efficiently, partners who deliver, and manufacturers looking for a channel to reach a nation of consumers
The company has raised US$~630mn so far
Investors in Blinkit include Softbank Vision Fund, Tiger, Sequoia, Apoletto Asia, KTB Network, Abhi Dhabi Capital Group and Zomato
The Blinkit board of directors includes Vikas Parekh (Softbank), Manoj Kumar Kohli (Softbank), Abheek Anand (Sequoia), Albinder Singh Dhindsa (Blinkit) and Saurabh Kumar (Blinkit)
Blinkit currently operates in Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Durgapur, Faridabad, Guwahati, HR-NCR, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Mohali, Moradabad, Mumbai, Panipat, Pune, Sonipat, UP-NCR, Vadodara