How a graduate business from a small town has become a technical director of a multi-billion dollar company

where he learned to manage with the means. He said: My parents have never been angry for anything in front of us. We all did the housework. Ajeyare’s mother holds a master’s degree in art from the JJ School of Art. She declined the offer to join the Kala Sahitya Academy and moved to a small village in Banda after getting married. She studied art classes for Ajeyare’s friends. But his skills can not be used optimally. Ajey remembers, she mapped rich kids who will not self-map science charts for grades 8-12. Ajey said his mother was the biggest supporter of his childhood. He recalled that when the school principal did not allow him to appear on the scholarship exam, his mother fought against the principal and made sure he was allowed to take the exam. He was the only student at his school to receive the scholarship and he never paid for school afterwards. This incident taught him the precious lesson of defending all who believe. Ajey went to Saraswati Vidya Mandir High School, a Hindu high school. He decided to learn English by reading a newspaper, often in his hometown late in the day. Related Reading – Meeting with the co-author of Julia programming language, Viral Shah BCom graduates blown up the computer Ajeyare’s brother chose to return to the family after studying textile design and opened a shop for typewriters and electronic copiers in 1989. His brother decided that Ajey should study business and become an accountant. founding member of a day. Then Ajey realized that he could not go to science or engineering. At that time, brother Ajeyare has a computer, which is the first in the entire district. Ajey recalls, It is monochrome, Windows 3.1 machine. I was more interested in how it works than in what it does. Ajey went to Allahabad University to pursue a Bachelor of Commerce degree, but anyway did not care about him. Due to the poor financial situation of his family, he worked part time as a graphic designer in an advertising agency. Ajeyare’s brother had a project in 1995 to make the phone book for the city of Banda about 5,000 phones). He calls Ajey the same and he can build the system after learning V BASE. Meanwhile, Ajey has launched a company called Impressions to print high-quality business cards. He does not have the capital but he still works. Although the company gave her pocket money, she never gets fat. Later, I realized that most small buyers would not care about the quality and choice of economic options, while those who care about quality usually order a lot (10,000 cards in a month). did not have the ability (and the resources) to manage it. Ajey did a good job at the university. He said, Always make money and never try to make money. Because if you try to make money, you lose people, but if you try to make money, the money will come in one way or another. After completing B.Com, Ajey appeared for SSB (Council Short Service) but could not qualify and returned to Banda in 1997. When PC Magazine Quest released a Linux CD in one of its problems, Ajey took out the CD and put it in the system in the home store. Finally, it blew up the screen and erased the entire hard drive with all the client data. Although no one said a word to him, he was scared and was not tested for the next two years. Where BCom and BA can learn programming In 1998, Ajey learned the NCST (Public Center in Bangalore, a branch of TIFR (Institute of Basic Studies Tata), directs a graduate degree in Advanced Software Engineering and allows non-technical graduates to appear in the semester.The entrance exam has a general knowledge of skills and basic knowledge about C. He does not know C. Ajey recalls, I started to understand how to get C Windows machine so I went to Delhi again and spent an hour in a cybercafe and learned how to run C on Linux. He bought Ansi C from Kernighan and Ritchie and learned his own basic programming in a month. He went through the hospital and landed in Bangalore with a draft application for university fees and Rs 2000. He can read and write in English but has difficulty speaking the language. NCST is close to Vidhan Soudha and because the area is expensive, Ajey stays in a PG house in Kammanahalli. After paying the rent, he left to survive over Rs 30 a day. Putting the dosa for lunch and walking home has saved him a lot of money, so he kept this way for a year. Because computer time was limited to the academy, Ajey practiced through code written on paper before entering the computer. He recalls, there are smart kids with BE and BTech and sometimes I make fun. There are only two non-technical students in my whole department. I am a BCom. And my friend is a Bachelor of Anthropology. Ajey has learned C, C ++, Java, Graphic Programming, Windows X, Windows Programming and some other NCST modules. He was one of seven (in a batch of 50) students who passed NCST but was still unable to attend campus interviews. He said I guess employers are looking for 12 + 4 (education) backgrounds from the perspective of H1 B (visa). At the request of the Director, Ajey joined NCST as a Technical Partner. NCST has made significant contributions to the internationalization of Microsoft Windows 2000 with Unicode support. The font designers (Raghu for Hindi and Latha for Tamil) and working on drawing Indian languages ??(Hindi, Marathi, Tamil) on Windows. At NCST, Ajey worked on the world’s first multilingual virtual classroom project to provide education in remote, low-cost areas at the time. The product is Vartalaap– and promotes better communication between students and teachers from afar. It was made using Unicode fonts for the Indian language. He then worked to turn and activate the Indian language in “available as a suite of products.” He worked on multilingual technologies for Windows and Linux. in C and C ++ Read more – Amitabh Misra, the architect of India’s largest online marketplace < Thoughts "an 11-year-old story and a soulmate 2001, ThoughtWorks established a Bangalore office that contacted Ajey, who joined ThoughtWorks as the first employee of India, and after working for many companies he led the global IT operations of ThoughtWorks and is responsible for general IT operations and technical leadership for the implementation of internal projects, c Common responsibilities cover the technical and operational aspects of such as security, VPN, budget, resources, data center operations and responsibilities surrounding user management and activities. internal court. In 21 offices, Ajey is responsible for managing security, networking and operations in all of these offices. He set up a global VoIP network and then helped ThoughtWorksn's internal IT support in the SaaS model. He has directed (and / or deploys) projects moving to Gmail, SalesForce, Avature, ZenDesk and many other internal systems that are hosted externally with a single, one-time authentication system. Ajey and his wife Shraddha. He then worked on various financial and leasing systems and Ajey Gore, a commerce graduate from University of Allahabad, is a brilliant example that you donn't need a formal degree to chase your dreams. Hailing from Banda  in Uttar Pradesh, today heare the group CTO of Indonesiaare first unicorn, Gojek.Once, while running his startup, Ajey had reached a stage where he had to sell his house and was left with only Rs 2,000. Even then, he didn't think of borrowing money as he believed that he'll survive. And he did.This weekare Techie Tuesdays is the story of a boy  from a middle class Maharashtrian Brahmin family in Uttar Pradesh, who fought through poverty and discrimination with positivity and survived the bad times. Today, by virtue of sheer hard work, heare living his good times shuttling between Jakarta and Bengaluru. Ajey turned 40 last week and is rediscovering his love for building things. He shared his lifeare story during a three-hour chat with videosix.From riches to ragsAjeyare family moved from Maharashtra to Uttar Pradesh almost 300 years ago. According to him, Maratha king Shamsher Bahadur was sent to Banda (in UP) to become the Nawab of Banda. This was followed by the movement of many other Maharashtrians  to UP. Ajeyare forefathers served as ministers in the empire and later were given the zamindari (ownership) of a few villages. Fast forward 200 years. With the abolition of zamindari in 1952 Ajeyare grandfather was left with very little land, and he soon passed away leaving behind Ajeyare father, who was 22 then, and six sisters for him to look after. Fast forward 20 years. Ajeyare family lost even more property and had become poor by then. The family, which once fed itself on silverware, had to now think about sustaining itself. His father learnt how to wind motors and became an electrician. Ajey explains, My father had to marry off six sisters and dowry was prominent around this time. Also, people expected more from us because we were zamindars not long before. Ajey's father and motherAjey remembers his childhood as one with very few resources went on to set up a PoS system for one of the largest UK electronic retail stores. He worked on product configuration, server deployment, scaling and performance improvements. The store had 2,200 remote tills and 15-plus backend systems and Ajey played a key role as the System Integrator on this project. He then worked with UK's largest telecom provider to develop a integrated web mail platform for end users using J2EE and Google's Web Toolkit.During his last stint at Thoughtworks India as head of technology, Ajey advised clients on configuration management, systems administration, cloud and virtualisation, networking, business continuity planning, application performance, scaling and stability. Recently (as advisor), he was working on ThoughtWorks Studios SaaS product initiative now known as snap-ci.Ajey got married in 2005 to Shraddha Gore who worked at Thoughtworks. By the time, the couple had their second child, traveling was a taking a toll on Ajey and he decided to leave Thoughtworks and take a break. Thoughtworks offered him a three-month paid leave (which they usually give after 10 years of service) but he didn't take that. He says,If you really want to do something, you've to close all the back doors. If you've a back door, you'll rush inside as soon as you face the first problem.Working in a startup and starting upAjey joined Hoppr, a device agnostic and location-based check-in service to discover brands n the vicinity, as CTO. Ajey is a polyglot tech person, who used multiple technologies at Hoppr to create a scalable and appropriate product for serving millions of users and check-ins. The company scaled up service to 8 million users and more than half a million check-ins a day, using technologies such as Ruby, TorqueBox (jboss), JMS, Java, Javascript, node.js and php. The company wrote its own ETL tools to transform NoSQL database to RDBMS for create data cube for analytics services. Ajey created a hybrid infrastructure for Hoppr, where the app's backend lives in AWS while other processes and stay back in their data centre.After eight months, Ajey realised that Hoppr wasnn't his cup of tea and he decided to start up on his own. He was used to a culture of openness and didn't like the concept of reporting to someone. He says,Nobody should report to anyone in my opinion. Humans shouldn't have authority, they should have accountability.In between, Ajey and Shraddha started a school but had to shut it down in one year because managing 50-60 kids became an issue and the couple couldn't pay attention to their first son. Ajey with his wife and first sonIn  April 2013, Ajey along with two colleagues from Thoughtworks and Hoppr, two freshers and his

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