Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Shaffi Mather is currently working on a tech start-up, MUrgency, a global emergency response network on mobile phones. Previously, Mather founded a pioneering emergency ambulance service in India, which is the largest for-profit ambulance company in the developing world. The company presently runs over 1,250 ambulances with 6,000+ employees and serves over 2 million transports annually. Investors include Acumen Fund, Envision Health Care, and India's leading three financial institutions – HDFC, IDFC and IVFA. Mather also founded the Lifesupporters Institute of Health Sciences, which is now Asia’s largest pre-hospital care training organization. Mather is a World Young Leader (BMW Foundation), an Asia Young Leader (Asia Society), Ted Fellow (TED), Aspen ILI (Aspen Institute), Kenneth Galbraith Scholar (Harvard University) and British Chevening Senior Scholar. He is an alumnus of Harvard University, the London School of Economics and the University of Pittsburgh.