Head of IT-Meraas
Ajay Rathi, currently heads the Information Technology department of Meraas Holding. Meraas is pioneering several initiatives in various macroeconomic sectors including tourism, leisure, real estate, hospitality, healthcare and asset management. As, Director of IT he is responsible for building and maintaining a highly available, scalable and centralized IT infrastructure and build applications to meet the growing requirement of the organization. With huge expansion in retail, theme parks and hospitality at Meraas, big Data and Internet of the things are the areas he is working on. Meraas is at the forefront of changing the landscape of Dubai.
Before joining Meraas Holding, he was Head of IT infrastructure at DAMAC Holding and have also worked for 14 years in various positions at Indian Oil Corporation.
He has Master of Engineer and Bachelor of Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India. He holds CISSP and PMP certifications. He has broad experience and understanding in various aspects of Business Processes, Oracle ERP, Healthcare and hospitality, Business Intelligence, project management, Data center architecture, Disaster Recovery, BCP and ITIL Processes. He is recipients of various awards like CIO 100, Best IT projects in construction & retails and have lead his team to be the best IT team award for the middle east.