Harish Bahl

Current Position

Founder & CEO, Smile Group

Founder & Trustee, Plaksha University


SDM College of Engineering & Technology

(BTech, Computer Science)


A serial entrepreneur who has successfully founded and built some of the leading e-commerce and digital media companies across Asia and other emerging markets. Founder of Smile Group, India-based Asian Internet Group, with extensive holdings in the consumer internet and digital media space. As a business builder, Smile partners with the best entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and global companies to build digital companies from scratch, expand operations and increase their footprint by rolling out internationally. In the past, it has partnered and built businesses with leading companies like AirBnB, WPP Digital, Ogilvy, Yahoo!, ScanGroup (Africa), and worked with top Silicon Valley and European investors.