Ashishkumar Chauhan (Ashish Chauhan) is an Indian business executive
and administrator. He is the current managing director and chief
executive officer of the
Bombay Stock Exchange
Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). He is a
Distinguished Visiting professor at Ryerson University, Toronto,
1.1 Early life
1.2 National Stock Exchange of India
1.3 Reliance Industries
2 Awards and Honours
A mechanical engineer from IIT, Powai, and alumnus of IIM Calcutta,
Chauhan was recruited from the campus by the Industrial Development
Bank of India (now IDBI Bank) in 1991. His designation was that of
industrial finance officer. His break came in 1993, when the
Government proposed a rival stock exchange in the National Stock
National Stock Exchange of India
His break came in 1993, when the Government proposed a rival stock
exchange in the National Stock Exchange. Chauhan was a member of the
core team that founded the NSE. Chauhan himself was involved in
creating the trading infrastructure at NSE. He looked at NSE’s
risk management system along with two others. The team created a
metric to measure liquidity in stocks—called impact cost—which is
now standard practice.
In 2001, Chauhan left NSE to begin his entrepreneurship venture,
financed by the Reliance group. Soon, his entire team then got shifted
to Reliance Infocomm. In 2004, Chauhan became the chief
information officer (CIO) of Reliance Infocomm, and then the Reliance
Group CIO in 2005. He was also the CEO of the cricket team
Mumbai Indians, owned by Reliance Industries, in its formative
After leaving Reliance Industries, Chauhan joined BSE as Deputy CEO in
2009 and was appointed as CEO in 2012. He is credited with reviving
BSE including making it the fastest Exchange in the World with less
than 6 microseconds response time, introduction of Mobile
Trading, state of the art online real time surveillance
system, introduction of several market leading products. He was
also instrumental in setting up India's First International Exchange
"India International Exchange", which was inaugurated by the Hon'ble
Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi in January 2017 at
Gandhinagar, Gift City. He has successfully completed the IPO of
BSE which was pending for over 10 years. BSE IPO was
oversubscribed 51 times, with the public offer received bids for 550.8
million shares against 10.8 million shares on offer in January
Awards and Honours
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Distinguished Alumnus Award 2016 - IIM Calcutta
CEO of the Year, Diamond Sabre Awards 2015, Hong Kong
Indian Business Leader of the Year, Horasis Interlaken/Switzerland
RH Patil Award for Excellence in Financial Services, June 2015
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay,
Best CEO in the Financial Markets in the Asia Pacific by the Asian
Zee Business Awards-
Special contribution in Commodities and Capital
TOP 50 CIOs, Information Week, US, 2009
He is the Chairperson on the Board of Governors (BoGs) of the National
Institute of Technology (NIT) - Manipur and an Independent
Director of the ICSI Insolvency Professionals Agency, a 100%
subsidiary company of The Institute of Company Secretaries of
India. He is the Chairman of South Asian Federation of Exchanges
(SAFE), a forum of 28 member entities from the SAARC region and
neighboring countries which aims to provide platform to share,
exchange and promote the technologies, experiences for the rapid
growth and development of capital markets and regional as well as
global integration. He is a member of the SEBI committee on
corporate governance to help improve the standards of corporate
governance of listed companies in India, advisor to Asia-Pacific
Investment Council and the Central Board of Direct Taxes
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