Kaushik Mukherjee graduated from BITS Pilani campus in 2004 with a degree in Electrical and Electronics. He worked for two years at Oracle before joining IIM Ahmadabad for his MBA. He interned with the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, New York and was offered a job by them. Nothing seemed to dazzle him till this point. His long cherished passion for entrepreneurship made him reject the lucrative job offer at the age of 26.
Currently he runs an Online Insurance & Personal Finance portal called Zibika. Zibika is India's foremost and largest finance portal that provides products ranging from all kinds of insurance to credit and debit cards, loans and bank accounts. Kaushik is responsible for Product Management, Online Branding, Optimization & Marketing of the portal.
As a student at BITS Pilani and IIM-A, he has been involved in lots of activities. He was a member of Music Club, Dance Club, Finance Club and many more. To list out few of his achievement, he was the Chief Coordinator for the first ever BITSAA vs ISB Soccer match and contributed to building the BITS brand at ISB. He was also instrumental in reviving the Toastmasters Club at Oracle during 2005-06. In November 2007, he was awarded the title of ‘Ashwamedha – The Best Manager’ from amongst over 1000 participants from 30 of India’s best business schools at IIM Indore’s annual business summit IRIS. In April 2008, he was awarded the prestigious KVS Gold Medal for the Best Graduating All-round student of 2008 at IIM Ahmadabad.