Ajay is an internationally experienced Finance and Investment Management professional in the corporate and entrepreneurial realms. He has lived in the United States, United Kingdom, Scandinavia, and India. Ajay is passionate about helping businesses thrive through data-driven decision making, and has a personable approach to stakeholder relations. Most recently, he completed a seven-year tenure as Head of Investor Relations and Fundraising at New Silk Route, a $1.2 billion fund focusing on South Asia.
Ajay began his career at American International Group (AIG) in their Finance and Risk underwriting areas in New York and London. After AIG, he worked with ACE Ltd. as AVP of Business Development in London, leading the company’s market entry into Japan and India. Upon returning to the U.S., he founded his own startup, served as VP of Financial Planning and Analysis at Safeco Corporation (where he was a key player in the turnaround of the public financial services company), and was VP of Finance and Treasury for Blue Shield of California, and later became the CFO of an education startup.
Ajay received his MBA in Finance from Scranton University in Pennsylvania. Outside of work, Ajay enjoys sports, travel, gardening, and music.