Sachin Bansal (born 5 August 1981) is an Indian Software engineer and Internet entrepreneur known for co-founding India's e-commerce platform Flipkart. Sachin is from Chandigarh and is an engineering graduate from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Sachin Bansal is originally from Chandigarh, the capital city of Punjab and Haryana. His business partner, Binny Bansal, is also from Chandigarh. Although they share the same last name, they are not related. They both completed their schooling at OP Jindal Modern School, Hisar and coincidentally, were students of computer science engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Before the tremendous success of Flipkart, Sachin Bansal wanted to become a professional gamer. His father has been in business and mother a homemaker, his brother runs a consumer goods company, he's married to Priya, who is a dentist and has a four-year old child.