Ajay Lavakare is an active angel investor with IAN. He was the founder of RMSI Pvt. Ltd, one of India’s leading geospatial information services and solutions companies. He established RMSI in 1992 as a joint venture with Risk Management Solutions (RMS), California, USA. Ajay was also senior vice president and managing director of RMS. From 2006 to 2009, he spent three years in California developing a new business initiative for RMS, focused on creating a range of data services, products and solutions to help insurance and reinsurance companies improve the quality of their exposure data used in catastrophe risk modeling.
Prior to founding RMSI, Ajay worked in Tokyo with Kumagai Gumi Ltd., a leading Japanese architecture/engineering/construction company.
Ajay has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (New Delhi, India) and a Masters degree in Structural Engineering from Stanford University (California, USA). Ajay is a charter member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Delhi chapter. He speaks Japanese and his other interests include travelling, tennis, entrepreneurship, and Indian & Western classical and jazz music. He lives in New Delhi with his family.