As the COO of QuEST Global, Ajay leads our business operations, executes business strategy, and ensures operational excellence across the organisation.
Under his leadership, QuEST increased its global presence with new delivery centers across USA, Italy, Japan, India, UK, Australia and Spain. His passion and commitment to excellence permeates the organisation’s functions, and his relentless drive to build a best-in-class company through delivery and people process excellence has resulted in AS9100, PCMM Level 3, ISO 9001:2000, ISO 27001, ACE Gold and the CMMI Level 3 certification. Ajay has architected a unique business process and institutionalized the rhythm that has resulted in scalability, predictability and enhanced customer and employee satisfaction.
Ajay joined QuEST in 2002 in charge of the India Delivery Center, which he scaled from 200 employees to 4000+. He also played a pivotal role in our foray into the aero structures domain, which gave us some major business wins. Before QuEST, Ajay had worked with HP & Agilent Technologies in California.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from NITK, Surathkal (India) and MS & Ph.D. degrees from the University of Massachusetts (USA). His research on very high frequency amplifiers was awarded by the IEEE (Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and bagged the Microwave Society Fellowship. He holds two US Patents.