Ajai Kumar is Senior Vice President, responsible for leading engagement with our global partner ecosystem, private equity firms and sourcing advisors.

Ajai is an accomplished business leader with 30 years of experience in the technology industry. Before joining Persistent, he was the Head of Engineering at Tech Mahindra across the Americas. Prior to this he was the President for Engineering Services at Arrow Electronics. He spent over 26 years at HCL Technologies, where he held several leadership roles including Global Head of Engineering Services for Emerging Verticals where he worked closely with HCL’s Chairman to leverage the private equity channel for exponential growth. He was also responsible for the global success of HCL’s IBM Mode 3 partnership across all engineering accounts.

Ajai believes profitable growth can be achieved through innovative partnerships and working closely with clients to help them better serve their end customer. Throughout his career, Ajai has championed the power of an engineering mindset to deliver exceptional experiences around products and platforms. He is an Engineering graduate from MNREC, Allahabad and has completed an executive management program at Harvard University.