Hello, I’m Raj.
I’m a general management leader with extensive strategy, sales, finance, operations, and organizational leadership experience.
My personal interests span many domains including business, finance, investing, history, science, technology, humor, philosophy, travel and culture. The breadth of my interests and depth of my experience provides me great perspective in being an effective leader.
As a skilled operator at the intersection of strategy & execution, I’ve demonstrated success in scaling organizations and teams to multi-year profitable growth (e.g., 8X growth to $1.9B revenue) along with durable competitive advantage.
Leadership: Strategic Alliances ▪ Digital Transformation ▪ Executive Team Building ▪ GTM & Sales ▪ Product & Platform Strategy
Skills: Cloud Computing – IaaS, PaaS, SaaS ▪ Edge Computing and 5G ▪ Expert in Platform business models ▪ API first business models
Background and Experience
I’m currently part of the go-to-market (GTM) leadership team at Equinix in Silicon Valley, focused on Strategic Alliances and Business Development. Before Equinix, I spent a few years in banking and finance at JP Morgan Chase and Capital One, and as a portfolio manager.
I hold a MBA in General Management from the Johnson School at Cornell University, a MS in engineering from University of Maryland, College Park, dual degrees in engineering (B.Tech and M.Tech) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, India. I have also completed executive education programs at Stanford GSB. Further, I hold the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) certification, and am a CFA® Program participant.