Raj has extensive experience in the full spectrum of Business Consulting and Information Technology services ranging from strategy to offshore-based systems development. He has a proven track record in practice building, business development and in managing alliances. He has successfully delivered consulting engagements to several global Fortune 100 companies in the high technology, manufacturing and communications industries.
Deloitte Consulting, USA. 1988 - 2004.
CEO, Deloitte Consulting Offshore Technology Group
Launched a start-up company in India to build an "offshore development" capability for Deloitte. This offshore capability grew from zero to 1,000+ staff in 3 years and has become an important element of selling and delivering large technology engagements for the firm.
Global Director of Alliances
Managed global alliances for Deloitte with technology firms such as SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Siebel, IBM and others. Set-up alliances framework to ensure growth of the firm's services in the ERP, CRM, Supply Chain and Technology Integration areas. Also, managed the firm's value-added hardware and software reselling capability.
Managing Director, Southern California Consulting Practice
Responsible for the P&L of a 400 person consulting practice in Southern California with specific expertise in eBusiness applications, SAP and systems integration. Had overall responsibility for recruiting, HR, business development and practice management.
Client Service Partner, Technology Practice - South Region
Sold and delivered multi-million dollar consulting engagements to large and medium sized companies in the US. Projects included SAP, Oracle and Siebel implementations, systems integration, business process reengineering, web applications development and business strategy.
American Greetings, USA. 1984 - 1988.
Manager of Business Systems Planning - Led a team of systems analysts and programmers to develop and support mainframe based applications.
Education / Other Credentials
MBA - University of Texas at Arlington. USA.
MS in Chemical Engineering - University of Akron. USA.
BS in Chemical Engineering - MS University. India.
(Profile as on April 8, 2004)