Ajit Balakrishnan is an Indian entrepreneur, business executive and administrator. He is the founder and current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rediff.com, an internet company based in Mumbai. Ajit is also the current Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta). A graduate of University of Kerala and IIM Calcutta, Ajit is the author of “The Wave Rider: A Chronicle of the Information Age” and numerous articles; he blogs at http://blogs.rediff.com/ajitb/