IPSEF Speakers

Ajay Shukla

Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, HigherEducation.AE

Ajay is the Chief Strategy Officer of HigherEducation.AE – a firm that he cofounded to bring international universities and institutions to UAE and help them with market assessment, research, student recruitment and marketing and JV/Investor partnerships. He has had distinguished leadership stints with McGraw-Hill Education as the president of Asia/Pacific, CEO of Readers Digest, Founder VP of ABN AMRO cards and head of American Express business development and marketing. He served as a trustee on the board of National Book Trust in India and is an advisor to Medici Institute – a think tank to expand India state governments managerial capacity in core sectors of education, healthcare and infrastructure.