Ajay Chowdhury is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, theatre director and author.
He has been co-founder or CEO of various companies including Shazam (sold to Apple) and is currently a senior partner at the Boston Consulting Group and Chairman of Cambridge Enterprise, Cambridge University’s spin-out arm.
Ajay is the artistic director of the Rented Space theatre company and has directed over a dozen plays in London and India.
He is an award-winning author and has published four novels including the Kamil Rahman detective series.
As an MBA from Wharton, Ajay studied theatre directing at the Central School of Speech and Drama and was selected as one of the top 100 BAME business leaders in the UK by The Sunday Times.
Ajay Chowdhury is the author of the crime-thriller called The Detective.
The Detective was the SUNDAY TIMES Crime Book of the Month, April 2023: On the verge of a four-billion-dollar deal, a tech entrepreneur from Shoreditch is found dead in a construction site, which leads to the discovery of three skeletons over a hundred years old.
But as fresh bodies turn up, can Detective Kamil – along with his friend Anjoli – prevent another murder? Desperate to solve his first case for the Met, will Kamil put his reputation on the line… then cross it?
Decoding Crime Writing: Unleashing the Power of AI and Storytelling with Ajay Chowdhury
Sunday, October 22, 2023