Sanjeev Aga spent his early years with Asian Paints. Later, he led the Furniture and Toys businesses of the erstwhile BlowPlast, now VIP Industries, before becoming its Managing Director. Sanjeev Aga has also been the Managing Director of Aditya Birla Nuvo, and more notably Managing Director of Idea Cellular, before he stepped down in 2011.
For 2009, Sanjeev Aga received on behalf of Idea Cellular the ET Award for The Emerging Company of the Year. In 2010, Forbes India magazine placed Sanjeev Aga in the shortlist for The Person of the Year. The Scindia School conferred upon him the Madhav Award 2014 as an Old Boy of Eminence.
Sanjeev Aga did his schooling from Scindia School, Gwalior, graduated in Physics Honours from St Stephen’s College, Delhi, and post-graduated from IIM Kolkata. He resides in Mumbai, and engages in advisory and board roles for corporates and not-for-profits.