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Mr. Neeraj Jhanji

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Vice President

Phone: (808) ***-****  HQ Phone
Natural Power Concepts Inc
2043 Ualakaa St
Honolulu , Hawaii 96822
United States

Company Description: Natural Power Concepts, Inc. (NPC) is a highly innovative renewable energy technology developer, focused on eliminating the disastrous long-term impact the...   more
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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Japan-focused MBA program
    University of Hawaii
  • electrical engineering degree
    University of Delhi
  • undergraduate degree , Electrical Engineering
    University of Delhi
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Natural Power Concepts | Meet Our Team
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Neeraj Jhanji | Vice President
Neeraj Jhanji founded ImaHima, the world's first mobile social network in Tokyo in 1999. Mr. Jhanji's pioneering patents on mobile check-in, status updates and location-based advertising were acquired by Facebook in 2013. Neeraj has lived and worked in New Delhi, Tokyo, Honolulu, Singapore, Stockholm, Vancouver, Palo Alto and speaks Hindi, Japanese, English and basic Swedish. Prior to ImaHima, Neeraj worked for Accenture in Tokyo. He holds a Japan-focused MBA from University of Hawaii (sole Indian recipient of Fujitsu Asia-Pacific Scholarship, 1995) and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering (1993). Mr. Jhanji contributes his business expertise toward guiding international development, intellectual property issues and corporate operations for NPC.
ImaHima - ƒvƒŒƒX - 2001.03
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Ironically it was not a local who launched the hot new technology, but a 28-year-old Indian, Neeraj Jhanji. The multi-lingual Jhanji, fluent in English, Hindi and Japanese, holds an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Delhi and won a Fujitsu Asia-Pacific MBA scholarship.
Before hitting the entrepreneurial trail, Jhanji worked in technical and consulting roles for Siemens and Unisys and was a senior consultant in e-commerce strategy for Andersen Consulting in Tokyo. Together with his partner and vice president of technology and operations, Yoshiatsu Kitagawa, Jhanji has big plans for his fledgling business.
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Jhanji is planning to launch an even more user-friendly version of ImaHima 2 this April and he will be backed up by the installation of new technology architecture capable of handling the higher levels of traffic the company expects.
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JHANJI: We started looking seriously at funding from May and closed in December.
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JHANJI: Actually, it was a conscious choice on our part.
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JHANJI: The strong part of what we're doing is the concept rather than the technology.
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JHANJI: Location-based advertising is very new to everyone in this market.
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JHANJI: When I was finally ready to show ImaHima to the world, I called DoCoMo right away and said: "I have a product that will make you money."
AB: Were they excited
JHANJI: They loved it!
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JHANJI: I put ImaHima up on the web in December 1999 and Yoshiatsu came in March of this year. I'd known him for five years from my first days at Andersen when I was just an intern.
He has a lot of technical expertise to bring to the equation and a background in project management, which is essential. I'm not a hard-core developer anymore, having him there gave me the freedom to concentrate on growing the business.
AB: And is it growing?
JHANJI: There are doors opening up for ImaHima outside of Japan.
ImaHima - ƒvƒŒƒX - 2001.09
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Neeraj Jhanji (RI), aged 29, first conceived the need for location-based mobile group messaging services in March '99. Before founding ImaHima in December 1999, Neeraj worked as a senior consultant in e-commerce strategy for Accenture in Tokyo, prior to which he was the Fujitsu Asia-Pacific Scholarship recipient for the MBA program conducted jointly by University of Hawaii, JAIMS and Hitotsubashi University. He previously worked in technical and consulting roles for Siemens and Unisys. He holds an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delhi and is fluent in English, Hindi and Japanese.
ImaHima, Inc. » Article
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How your mobile is morphing into a modern compass Neeraj Jhanji, President, ImaHima Inc The office of ImaHima is the impressively modern Ebisu Garden Place Tower. The area is a stone's throw from Shibuya and a largely residential spot where the rents are sky high and the apartments fabulous. Neeraj Jhanji had worked at consulting ...
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The idea of making the newsgroup mobile came to Neeraj Jhanji on a ...
ImaHima, Inc. » Video
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Neeraj Jhanji is the founder and CEO of ImaHima, which launched one of the world's first mobile location-based community in 1999. Since then he has launched several other mobile and internet businesses in Japan including mobile AOL instant messenger, Habbo Hotel Japan, Atlassian Japan (enterprise collaboration software) and most recently PayMe (global konbini gateway), growing ...
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Wireless Watch Japan interviews Neeraj Jhanji founder of imaHima about Habbo Hotel Japan at the Tokyo Game Show September 24, 2004.
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CNN interviews Neeraj Jhanji of imaHima about his mobile, location-based, social networking service (aired on CNN May 15, 2001).
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BBC interviews Neeraj Jhanji of imaHima about his mobile, location-based, social networking service (aired on BBC in April 2001).
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