Ajay has a B.Tech (IIT Bombay) and Ph.D in Engineering from the University of Rochester, U.S.A.
Ajay scaled startups and mid-stage companies to several billion dollar organizations during his tenure of 30 years in managing global software business, including at Autodesk, Symphony Teleca and other Silicon Valley start-ups. His areas of expertise include Strategy, M&A, Business Development, and Global launches.
Ajay’s passion for the underserved eventually led him to commit full time to the Wadhwani Foundation in 2009. In his current role as President & CEO, he heads a team committed towards accelerating economic development in emerging economies through large-scale education led initiatives driving skill development and job creation.He has been instrumental in devising sustainable strategy for national scale through market forces and partnerships with Government. Ajay is now driving the Foundation’s globalization footprints across Asia, Africa, South America and the US...
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