Ajay Data

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Ajay Data
Native name
अजय डाटा
Born (1973-03-22) 22 March 1973 (age 46)[1]
NationalityIndian
Alma materUniversity of Rajasthan
Commerce College
OccupationFounder & CEO - Data Infosys[2]
Spouse(s)Nidhie A Data
ChildrenDhruv Data Rishab Data
Parent(s)Babulal Data - Father & Mohini Devi - Mother
RelativesBrother & His wife: Deepak & Ritika Sisters: Nidhi Prakash Married to Ajay Prakash & Vidhi Data Married to Prashanth Bhramandam
AwardsIT Innovator of the Year (2012)
Rajasthan ke Super Star (2014)
Randy Corell Award (2008)

Dr. Ajay Data born on 22 March 1973, commonly referred to as Ajay, is an Indian IT industrialist and the co-founder of Data Infosys Limited, a company registered with Registrar of Companies headquartered at Jaipur, Rajasthan. Data studied commerce at the Commerce College, and fashion designing from JD Institute of Fashion Technology, MBA from Newport University (California) and PhD in Electronic Data Processing from Netherlands Open University.

Before starting DataInfosys,[3] Data worked in Jaipur Glass & Potteries as director. He started Data Infosys Ltd. in 1999 and served as its director from 1999 to 2005 and as CEO from 2005 to 2016. In 2012, he started another company called BharatBerry Technologie Pvt limited, which was later renamed to BharatSync Technologies Limited. Data has created an email service for IDN domains[4] and made it available in 8 Indian languages including Hindi for .भारत[5] domains.[6]

Data has also been mentoring[7] and investing[8] into startups.[9][10]

Early life and education[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Ajay Data was born on 22 March 1973 in Khairthal,[11] Alwar District Rajasthan. After completing his school education from Indra Happy School and Government Higher Secondary School, Khairthal, he moved to Jaipur for college studies.

After completion of his studies in 1999, Data founded Data Infosys Ltd in Rajasthan.[12]

Associations[edit | hide | edit source]

Data has been part of RITEG (Rajasthan IT Entrepreuners Group),Founder & President[13] TIE Rajasthan, Founder President YEO[14] Jaipur (now known as EO), Nasscom, Data Security Council of India, Jaipur Citizen Forum, Advisory board of AIESEC, Board Member of Faculty of Management Studies (Poddar College) - Rajasthan University, Mentor in Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry - Rajasthan,< Chamber of Commerce & Industry, FICCI - Rajasthan. Member - Rajasthan Angel Investors Network (RAIN[15])

He was part of a business delegation led by the Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh.[16]

Awards and honours[edit | hide | edit source]

  • The "Man to Watch in 2004" by Times of India[17]
  • Lufthansa "Pioneering Spirit"[18] - ET NOW - 2011
  • "Rajasthan Gaurav" - Sanskriti - Jaipur, Rajasthan - 2013[citation needed]
  • Ministers of Change[19]- CNBC 18 TV
  • IT Innovator of the Year - Peter Hass,[20] US Indo American Society. 2013
  • Rajasthan Ke SuperStar[21]" by ETV Rajasthan. 2013
  • IT innovator of the Year - Business Rankers[22] Magazine 2015
  • Shaan-E-Rajasthan - Felicitated by Governor of Rajasthan[23]
  • On the cover of CIO Review[24] - May 2016
  • Tech face of Rajasthan[25]

Mentoring Startups[edit | hide | edit source]

References[edit | hide | edit source]

  1. "Ajay Data - Founder & CEO Data Infosys Limited".
  2. "Ajay Data setsup Data Infosys". Economic Times.
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