Ajay Trehan is a veteran of building and operating successful businesses. His foresight and logical bent of mind have contributed to his success as has his ability to listen to his gut timely. The former enabled his decision to get hands-on corporate experience before he chased his dream to be an entrepreneur while the latter empowered his leap of faith to leave a distinguished career with reputable organisations as Shriram Industrial Enterprises Limited and ICI India to pursue his passion.
Ajay envisioned AuthBridge while working on CORE BPO, his joint venture in business process outsourcing, catering to the global real estate industry. The trust deficit experienced by his global clients in conducting business in India led him to find AuthBridge in 2005. Ajay has led the organisation through many phases of innovation and business transformation since. From a pioneer in background screening to India’s leading service provider of real-time data and cutting-edge marquee solutions for background intelligence, AuthBridge’s journey has been Ajay’s journey too.
Ajay has encountered and overcame many unique challenges but none of the dilemmas have given him as many sleepless nights as awaiting the release of a Marvel movie, although he is strictly a Batman fan. Whatever remains of Ajay’s personal time, he likes to spend catching up on the latest action thrillers with his family. Ajay is an ardent believer in one’s capacity to change their own destiny, which is why you will never find him reading a self-help book, even though he is an avid reader.
Ajay is passionate about mentoring young entrepreneurs. He is on the Advisory team of several start-ups, lending his guidance in helping them evolve and scale. Actively associated with NASSCOM and TIE, you will often find him sharing his thoughts on innovation, process and business transformation and trust infrastructure – subjects very close to his heart.
PS: Yes, he has it – A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Delhi. Plus, he is a certified ISO 9001 auditor.