Sandeep Mehta is CEO of Ajira AI, a Chicago area technology startup he founded in July 2017. Mehta has founded three other startups, two of which he sold to public companies. Ajira AI was launched to bring artificial intelligence innovation to property/casualty insurance. Mehta has worked extensively in the insurance, healthcare, banking and telecommunication industries. Mehta was co-founder and CEO of PCS, an IT consulting and application development firm founded in 1990. He grew the firm organically to over 100 employees and 26 Fortune 500 customers. In 1997, he established an off-shore company in India to leverage the diverse pool of technology talent. He managed and grew PCS successfully over the years through three recessions without debt. Mehta launched Vikaran solutions in 2010, to bring to market InsuranceExpert, a state-of-the-art insurance value chain platform that included Policy, Billing, Claims, Premium Audit, Payment Processing, Reinsurance, Agency Portal, Customer Portal, Business Partner Portal and a Claimant Portal. In 2015, the company was sold to Patriot National, which Mehta joined as Chief Technology Officer. After resigning from Patriot, Mehta founded Ajira AI LLC based in the US and Ajira AI Software India Pvt. Ltd based in Pune, India. Mehta holds an MBA from The Institute of Management, Development & Research, India and a BA from Fergusson College India. He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago by invitation. He can be reached at [email protected].