Media Entrepreneur in Mumbai, India
Ajay is currently Co Founder & CEO - Arré (UDigital Content Pvt Ltd), a Mumbai based digital media company.
In his earlier avatar, Ajay Chacko, was Group COO, Network18, one of India's largest media conglomerates.
He also served as the President of A+E Networks I TV18, a joint venture between TV18 and A+E Networks.
With a career spanning over 2 decades, Ajay has rich experience across a variety of roles in sales, marketing & general management within the media and entertainment and financial services industry. During his tenure at Network18, he has served as the Director of TV18 Business Media & Chief Operating Officer - New Media Projects for TV18 and CEO, Forbes India. He was responsible for the P&L, new products and revenue lines on CNBC-TV18 & CNBC Awaaz since the year 2004.
Prior to joining the group, Ajay had worked in financial services and media almost a decade.
His earlier stints were with IL&FS (Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services, India), one of the country’s largest financial institutions and he has also been part of the startup team at Sharekhan, the country’s pioneering online trading platform. He started his career in the Indian Express Group, one of India's most respected media organizations.