Board of Director
Akash M. Ambani
Non-Executive Director

Akash M. Ambani (DIN: 06984194) is an Indian business leader serving as the Chairman of Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) since June 2022. He was earlier serving as non-Executive Director on RJIL board since October 2014. He also serves on the Board of Jio Platforms Limited, Reliance Industries’ digital services business. At Jio, he spearheads the creation of products and services that leverage new-age technologies like 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and the Internet of Things to bring about a generational shift in Commerce, Education, and Healthcare across India. Under his leadership, Jio crossed the 100 million subscriber mark in less than six months of its launch in 2016, and today serves over 450 million customers.

Akash M. Ambani is part of the RJIL Executive Committee, the governing and operating council. He is also a member of the Product Leadership Group and is closely involved in the development of Products and all digital services applications. Akash M. Ambani has led the expansion of India’s digital ecosystem of India through launch of affordable devices such as the Jiophone, which enabled more than 100 million Indians to experience the power of the Internet as well as launch of new services and applications which deepen India’s digital ecosystem across information, entertainment, education and convenience of use. Along with positive social impact, Jio has won national and international recognition for the climate mitigation initiatives aimed at reducing its carbon footprint and transitioning it’s energy requirements towards renewable sources.

In addition to the digital services business, Akash M. Ambani has been part of the leadership team of Reliance Industries’ retail businesses serving on the Board of Reliance Retail Ventures Limited as a Director since October 2014. Akash M. Ambani is keenly involved in various employee engagement initiatives. He is an avid sportsperson and has played a key role in the management of Mumbai Indians, contributing immensely in their winning the IPL 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020 as well as CLT20 2011 and CLT20 2013 Championships.

Akash M. Ambani received a Bachelor’s in Economics from Brown University, USA. He is also a member of the President’s Leadership Council of the Brown University. He has been named in TIME magazine’s TIME100 Next list of rising stars from across industries around the world, and Fortune’s 40 Under-40 young leaders who stood out for their impact on business.