Happy Birthday Ajit Balakrishnan!

Ajit Balakrishna at Nasdaq
Ajit Balakrishnan, founder and CEO of Rediff.com with his signature on the Nasdaq tower behind.

Today is the 60th birthday of Mr. Ajit Balakrishnan, CEO of Rediff.com.
He is one of the greatest visionaries of our times, having founded a business that would rival the best in the frontiers of internet, he stands tall among Indian entrepreneurs of our times.
He is an entrepreneur with a great business acumen, who understands the technology, great mentor, caring colleague and above all a compassionate human being.
Ajit, wish you many many more splendid years of road mapping India’s future!
He is one of the key people who had lobbied with Indian government for India’s telecom revolution, fruits of which we all are enjoying now. Balakrishnan sits on the government committee reviewing the Indian Information Technology Act. He also co-chairs the Confederation of Indian Industry Task Force on eCommerce and is the chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. His life and vision is an inspiration for the aspiring youth.

Read Ajit Bakrishnan’s Convocation speech at IIM Calcutta, an inspiring article.
Also read an interesting article by him A Minute that has lasted 168 years at his blog at rediffiland.

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