Jaykant Parekh

board-jaykantJaykant “Jay” Parekh is the President, COO, and Co-Founder of KloudData, a business and information technology consulting firm with offices in California, Maryland, and India. Mr. Parekh is responsible for providing direction and strategies to sustain and expand the company as well as involved in the day-to-day Operations.

With over 30 years of professional experience, Mr. Parekh has been instrumental in the growth and operations of several companies with his ability to lead the marketing and business development efforts. Mr. Parekh has managed numerous projects over the course of his career for small to Fortune 500 Clients with large teams of international professionals.

He is a Board Certified Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland and Delaware. Mr. Parekh has been a Rotarian involved in community service projects through the Rotary Club of Columbia and has served on the Advisor Board of Howard Bank in Howard County, MD and the Center for Business and Technology of Howard County Economic Development Authority. Mr. Parekh also serves on the Board of Economic Development Authority or Howard County as one of the Directors.

Mr. Parekh holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park and a Bachelors of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India. He is trilingual in English, Hindi, and Gujarati.