Co-Founder of Shazam
& “Tech for Good” Investor
Dhiraj invests in the next generation of entrepreneurs and inspires management to create impact and innovation through the skills of an entrepreneur.
The core theme running through Dhiraj’s talks is developing foresight – this involves:
Dhiraj has honed this skillset over decades of entrepreneurship, navigating Shazam through two financial crises and exiting to Apple. Today he continues to develop this skill set by:
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Dhiraj Mukherjee is a Co-Founder of Shazam, the world’s first mobile phone-based music recognition service (acquired by Apple). He was named one of Europe’s Top 50 technology entrepreneurs by the Financial Times.
Dhiraj is now a “Tech for Good” investor, focused on mission-driven companies aiming to create a better future for the planet. He has invested alongside Bill Gates’s Breakthrough Energy Ventures and in Al Gore’s Generation Investment Management.
Dhiraj Mukherjee is a globally recognised keynote speaker on innovation and sustainable business, and has spoken to senior executives and entrepreneurs in over 15 countries clients including Google, Airbus, Vodafone, Santander, The Economist and many more.
Dhiraj has a degree in Mathematical Economics from Dartmouth College, USA and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.
Google: Your talk was truly inspiring and motivating for the developers wishing to reach such success one day with their own apps. Thanks for a great kick off to the whole program.
Airbus: Common challenges do cut across industries. Dhiraj’s insights on models, platforms, app economics, innovation, timing, and resilience, greatly boosted us in our own digital transformation journey!
Real Madrid FC: Dhiraj kindly presented via video conference to our entire partnerships group at Real Madrid. His approach was very natural, refreshing and interactive. Thank you for the learnings and insights Dhiraj, we found it incredibly useful!
O2: Dhiraj captivated the audience with his story of how he co-founded Shazam and it’s further journey to success. Dhiraj was personable, authentic and funny. His warming and inspiring approach ensured he had a queue of motivated attendees to speak to after his talk!