Neeraj is responsible for driving the technology strategy and execution for Avegen. He studied engineering in India and the US (specialising in computer systems). Neeraj worked in the US for 6 years for a number of companies, including eBay in roles of increasing responsibility, building products through creative thinking and close collaboration with customers. He returned to India in 2005 and has been a technology entrepreneur since. Neeraj founded Red Chilli Software in 2005 and Vertis Infotech in 2011, working closely with clients from around the world to develop smart solutions in a spectrum of industries, including banking and healthcare. Neeraj is a technology enthusiast and continues to engage in hands-on coding, while managing his myriad responsibilities. Outside of work, Neeraj likes to play guitar and keyboards, likes going for long bicycle rides and experimenting with photography.