CEO, Wadhwani Foundation

Ajay joined the Foundation in 2009 lead by his passion for social impact after spending 30 years in the technology business in Silicon Valley. He has been instrumental in devising sustainable strategy for national level impact through technology solutions, government partnerships, and building national networks and running the Foundation as a business. Ajay is now driving the Foundation’s globalization footprints across 20 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ajay scaled startups and mid-stage companies to several billion dollar organizations including at Autodesk, Symphony Teleca and GE. Ajay has a B.Tech (IIT Bombay) and Ph.D in Engineering from the University of Rochester, U.S.A.