After his initial training in Avionics Engineering, Ajai moved to Amrita University, Coimbatore where he led for 8 years a team working on Knowledge Management and Open learning initiatives. At Srishti his courses focus on bringing in Science and Mathematics concepts into Art and Design education. He spends his off teaching hours on building "Cantadora" - the intranet learning resource base at Srishti. Project Vidya that he conceived and built at Amrita University has been recommended by the IT Ministry-UGC-NAAC-AICTE as a replicable model for many Indian universities. He has also presented a paper titled "Study Locally – Learn Globally: A case study across 10 years of e-learning, knowledge management practices in a leading Indian Science & Technology university and Art & Design School" at EDULEARN12 - the 4th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies held in Barcelona, Spain, July, 2012. His was the only Indian representation amongst presenters from 80 countries. Ajai’s interests include Knowledge Management, Data Science, Cycling, Complexity Science, Literature, Science Communication.