Mr. Ajay Bam

San Francisco

Qualification - CEO and Co-founder at Vyrill Inc.


About -


  • MBA (Olin Scholar) Entrepreneurship Babson College – Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business
  • MS Software Engineering – Magna Cum Laude East Tennessee State University
  • B.E Computer Engineering with Honors University of Mumbai

Ajay Bam, the speaker, has gone from a shy person to a successful networker to expand his professional and personal life over 17+ years of his professional life.

Ajay is currently CEO and Co-founder of, a San Francisco based VC funded startup founded at U.C.Berkeley, that helps brands and retailers increase revenue and find new customers by training machines to watch videos and leverage user generated video content such as video reviews, unboxing, how to videos etc posted by consumers on social media and web for insights, demand-generation, licensing and content marketing.

Prior, Ajay is a proven and accomplished entrepreneur, product management professional, thought leader, and innovator with 15+ years of experience with startups and world class brands and companies such as Nokia, Lehman Brothers, U.C.Berkeley, and Modiv Media. Ajay’s expertise is digital marketing, e-commerce, retail, mobile, payments, innovation and developing startup ecosystems. He has had a successful prior exit with his 1st startup – Modiv Media, a mobile retail shopping app that was acquired by Catalina Marketing. He successfully led product teams at many companies to generate new customers and revenue, and holds several patents in e-commerce and mobile marketing domain. Outside professional life, Ajay has travelled extensively to more than 80+ countries to understand cultures, build listening skills, develop cultural empathy, capture different points of view, hike, bike and is a linguist.

Positions Held:

  • CEO and Co-founder Vyrill Inc. San Francisco, CA May 2015 – Present
  • Advisor eCurv Inc. ( ) Jul 2009 – Present
  • Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley May 2012 – Dec 2016
  • Advisor Padloc LLC Boston, MA Jan 2012 – 2016
  • Co-founder and Head of Product! San Francisco Bay Area Aug 2013 – Jan 2015
  • Global Product Management Leader – Themepack Promotions and Campaign management Nokia Oct 2010 – Jan 2012
  • Senior Global Product Manager – Mobile commerce & billing Nokia  May 2008 – Oct 2010
  • Co-founder, Chief Technology Officer, Director Product Management Modiv Media prev. MobileLime (Acquired by Catalina Marketing) Greater Boston Area May 2001 – Mar 2008