Mr. Akash Mukesh Ambani is the Chairman of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) and a Director on the board of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd.
At Jio, he spearheads the creation of products and services that leverage technologies like 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and the Internet of Things to bring about a generational shift in Commerce, Education and Healthcare delivery in India. He was actively involved in building Jio’s pan-India digital network that facilitated a data revolution in India, guiding integration of rich content and wide-ranging applications within Jio’s digital ecosystem, and raising the profile of the company on the global stage.
An avid sports enthusiast, he is the co-owner of the highly successful IPL franchise Mumbai Indians. Through the Indian Super League, he has also been passionately promoting soccer in India.
Akash has introduced several employee engagement initiatives to support a culture of youthful dynamism in the organisation. He was recently named in 2022 ‘TIME100 Next’ – the list of world’s rising stars prepared by the prestigious TIME to recognise their ‘extraordinary efforts to shape our world—and to define our future’. Akash holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Brown University.