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About Us

Bitla is the world's largest technology and solution provider to the Bus Industry. With SaaS, Cloud and Mobile Technology Solutions, Bitla has transformed the life of bus operators by maximizing revenue, optimizing operational cost, and helping bus operators stay fully in control of their business performance.

Founded in 2007, Bitla is part of India's leading online travel company MakeMyTrip Limited. By offering products which adapt to the bus operator's business process, reliable under all conditions, easy to use by anyone, Bitla is serving 1500+ bus operators with 12,000+ buses on a daily basis. Other than India, Bitla has operations in Indonesia, Malaysia, Chile, Columbia, Peru and Nigeria.

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Our Team

Santosh A R
Santosh A R

Chief Executive Officer

Santosh AR is the CEO of Bitla, where he leads the company towards delivering its vision of becoming the global technology leader in the bus ticketing ecosystem. He assumed the role in July 2019. Before coming to Bitla, Santosh has led product and market management at Tally. He has worked with Intuit and Nokia Siemens Networks in various technology, product and business roles. He has earned MBA from IIM Bangalore and BE from RV college of Engineering. Santosh values humility and is passionate about innovating India-first technology products and scaling it across countries.

Mahesh Kumar T
Mahesh Kumar T

Chief Operating Officer

Mahesh is the COO of Bitla. He joined the company in 2011 and has served in various functional capacities. Mahesh oversees business strategy and support initiatives across all countries where Bitla operates. He brings a people-first approach and has played a pivotal role in the Bitla's development from its initial bootstrapped years. Mahesh is a strong believer of teamwork and is passionate about solving problems in the bus industry.