Startup Webinar: Why I Will Carry My Business Card To My Grave

The value of networking in building a successful business.

Event Details


ONLINE webinar


July 18, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm Europe/Vienna (UTC+01:00)


$15 general admission

Are you a Swiss entrepreneur or startup interested in exploring opportunities in the US? swissnex San Francisco organizes a series of educational webinars just for you. Don’t miss this sixth session on July 17, 2013, when a serial entrepreneur discusses the value of networking in building a successful business.

Ajay Bam talks about how smart networking and relationship building in business and in life has led to success as a serial entrepreneur, educator, and innovator. He shares his experiences living at the crossroads of social and business media networks and leveraging them effectively through the lens of a “techpreneur.”


Ajay Bam

Ajay Bam is a proven serial entrepreneur, innovator, educator, and accomplished global product management executive. He has more than 12 years of experience in financial services, payments, retail, and web/mobile commerce. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of, a product relationship management company that captures post purchase product usage behavior and consumer interactions to power brands and e-tailers with analytics for product development, engagement, retention, and upsell. Additionally, he is a lecturer in entrepreneurship and innovation at the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley.
Previously, Ajay Bam co-founded, led, and directed Modiv Media, an award-winning, venture capital funded company providing time-tested and customer-embraced mobile shopper marketing solutions, acquired by Catalina Marketing in March, 2012. He served as a board member, Chief Technology Officer, and Director of Product Management at Modiv and was also a member of the senior product management team at Nokia, where he led product development of billing and payment solutions for the Nokia App Store ecosystem. Previously, Bam held positions in marketing with MemIQ in Munich, Germany, and as an analyst with Lehman Brothers in New York City.
Bam graduated with an MBA from Babson College, holds a master’s degree in software engineering with magna cum laude from East Tennessee State University, and a bachelor’s degree with honors in computer science from the University of Mumbai, India.



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