Ajit Verghese is a Global Consulting Partner at Ogilvy Consulting in the Digital Strategy practice with a focus on social business, digital innovation and business transformation.
He is also the founder and General Partner at humble ventures, a venture development firm that believes the best way to realize opportunity is through cooperation, partnerships and pilots between emerging and established organizations.
He combines his knowledge in building and scaling early-stage businesses using lean startup methodology and design thinking with his experience in enterprise sales, marketing and product/service development.
Prior to joining the Ogilvy team, Ajit worked as an executive in a global IT development firm, as a management consultant, as a brand and agency advisor and as a founder and executive at several startups.
Ajit holds a B.A. in philosophy from Georgetown University, with a concentration in bioethics and pre-medicine and an M.B.A. from Babson College, with a focus on entrepreneurship.
Ajit is a proud supporter of Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy, a nonprofit that combines academics and the game of basketball to teach teamwork and life skills. He speaks Spanish fluently and remains a practicing musician who performs both solo and with a band. You can find him in New York or Washington, DC, with his family.