Shaffi Mather

Shaffi Mather
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    MUrgency Inc.

Shaffi Mather is a Serial Entrepreneur, Lawyer & Public Policy Analyst. Shaffi is presently working on a tech startup out of Silicon Valley & Dubai – MUrgency - UN GLOBAL URGENCE REPONSE RESEAU (One Global Emergency Response Network) on mobile phones. Shaffi previously founded the pioneering Emergency Ambulance Service in India (Dial 1298 for Ambulance / Ziqitza Health Care Limited – www.zhl.in), the largest for profit Ambulance Company in the Developing World and co-founded Lifesupporters Institute of Health Sciences, now Asia's largest Pre-hospital Care Training Organization. He was the founding CEO and original lead Promoter of the company. The company presently runs over 1250 Ambulances with 6000+ employees and serves over 2.0 million transports annually. Investors include Acumen Fund, Envision Health Care (World's Largest Emergency Care Company) and India's leading three financial institutions - HDFC, IDFC & IVFA. Shaffi is alumnus of Harvard, LSE & University of Pittsburgh. Shaffi’s TED Speech has proposed a radical new fee for service initiative to assist citizens to fight individual demands for bribes. (https://www.ted.com/talks/shaffi_mather_a_new_way_to_fight_corruption) Shaffi is Young Global Leader (WEF), World Young Leader (BMW Foundation), Asia Young Leader (Asia Society), Ted Fellow (TED), Aspen ILI Fellow (Aspen Institute), Kenneth Galbraith Scholar (Harvard University) & British Chevening Senior Scholar Shaffi was one of the three Social Entrepreneurs from India invited by President Obama to the US President’s Summit on Social Entrepreneurship in Washington DC in 2009 and also member of the select group with whom President Obama had discussions during his India visit. Shaffi was also selected as a Future International Leader by British Government in 2012.