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 ImaHima
into an interactive media technologies company.
is passionate about social technologies, that bring people closer together.
is of Indian descent, pursued business school in the US and has worked in Japan longer than he
Wireless Watch Japan interviews Neeraj Jhanji founder of imaHima about Habbo Hotel Japan at the Tokyo Game Show September 24, 2004.
Whether you are feeling sad, just want to see a movie with a friend or meet someone new, ImaHima is a network that aims to just bring people together in those unpredictable spaces in their busy lives, says CEO Neeraj Jhanji.
Mobiles can communicate with desktop internet connections with chat functions like ICQ.
says the idea came to them in a coffee shop when they wondered if any other friends were in the area.
and Toivonen also agree that entertainment is just the tip of the iceberg.