Jay is a serial entrepreneur, passionate about building technology products and solutions that create a positive impact on the world. He co-founded VOICEplug in early 2020 to build and offer products that make it seamless and easy for businesses to add Voice AI interfaces to their existing systems and applications.
Earlier he co-founded Azure Knowledge, a digital transformation and market insights company with operations and clients across US, Europe and Asia and led its growth as their CEO for over a decade. Under his leadership, Azure Knowledge built and scaled a successful technology platform-enabled business leading to it being recognized in the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America (2018, 2019) list and Deloitte Fast 100 Companies in North America (2018,2019) list.
Jay was awarded as Entrepreneur of the Year by EY in 2018. He serves as a Board Member and CFO of YPO SF Bay. He believes in giving back through his leadership and involvement in industry organizations over the years like YPO, Insights Association, TiE, CII, and others. Jay is an Electronics & Communication Engineering graduate with a Master’s degree in Business Management from IIM Bangalore.
LinkedIn: Jay Ruparel