PCC Speaker Series: An evening with Ajay Chowdhury. Looking ahead: Digital economy & tech innovation – what to expect in 2017?

26 January 2017

We had the pleasure of discussing the digital economy with Ajay Chowdhury.

Ajay Chowdhury is Partner and Managing Director at BCG Digital Ventures. Prior to joining BCG he was CEO of Seatwave, a European online ticketing marketplace that was sold to Ticketmaster. Earlier, he was CEO of ComQi, a global omni-channel retail technology company and also co-founded IDG Ventures Europe (IDGVE), a $100m European venture capital fund. Whilst at IDGVE he was the founder investor and Chairman of Shazam, a $1bn mobile audio recognition company and also invested in and served on the board of Lionhead, a games developer, later sold to Microsoft.

Prior to IDGVE he was CEO of LineOne – a joint venture between United News and Media (UNM) and British Telecom, which he helped grow into one of the UK’s largest portals and ISP’s. At UNM he was founder and Managing Director of its internet division. Prior to UNM he was a manager at Bain & Company. Ajay has an MBA from Wharton and studied drama at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
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