Ajay is the Asia Pacific Regional Director for YouTube at Google based in Singapore. He has worked closely with some of the region's biggest broadcasters and motion picture companies, helping them partner with YouTube on their their digital video strategy. Ajay spent over fourteen years at STAR Television in India playing a key leadership role and making tremendous contributions: from leading STAR PLUS, STAR ONE, Channel [V], Star Vijay, Marketing, to its content and new media division. His achievements include Channel [V]'s launch of a youth platform, launch of Star's Interactive business in India and the launch of STAR network into South India. Ajay also spearheaded the launch of Kaun Banega Crorepati (the Indian version of "Who wants to be a Millionaire") to record among the highest rated TV show launches in Indian television history in 2006. Shortly before joining Google, Ajay acted as Chief Operating Officer of Sun Network.
This awards are aimed at recognizing digital tech business player who play an important role in energizing the digital ecosystem in this exciting market of the world. Digital Tech Business nominees are successful tech companies who have displayed outstanding performance in the industry. They are innovative, bold and forward thinkers that look to create an impact in their respective fields.
As part of the Nominations and Voting processes, we will examine case studies and submissions to evaluate the nominated organization's use of people, processes, information and technology, the best practices it developed, the degree of team involvement and the project's business impact and value. Judges are looking for an outstanding innovation, contributing to the advancement of technology within the sector.