Javed Tapia

Javed is an entrepreneur responsible for the growth of several companies under the umbrella brand “Clover”.  Having started his career with the flagship brand ‘Clover Realty’ – he has established a strong presence for the Clover Group in areas such as Information Technology, digital payments, and renewable energy. In the year 2000, he spearheaded the open-source revolution in India through a joint venture – Red Hat India with Red Hat Inc. and expanded the company’s footprint across South Asia.

Javed is currently the Chairman and Chief Mentor of Clover Infotech Pvt. Ltd., a leading IT services and solutions provider that digitally transforms business operations, enhances customer engagement, and augments operational efficiency for its customers all over the world.

Javed is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (Bombay Chapter) and has served on its executive committee. He is a prolific investor with a special emphasis on tech investing. He has mentored several start-ups in FinTech and EdTech. 

Javed is a postgraduate in business administration from the Duke University’s Fuqua school of business, US and is currently on its Board of Visitors. He is an avid reader and enjoys horse riding and scuba diving in his free time.