Raj has more than 25 years of experience in the innovation and information technology sectors, as
a strategist, leader, VC, and advisor.
Currently, Raj is Managing Director and Head of Investing at JetBlue Technology Ventures, the
corporate venture capital arm of JetBlue Airways Corp.
Previously, he was CEO and co-founder of London-based Sooqini, an on-demand economy task
delegator for small businesses. He was also the Founder Chairman of the UK Sharing Coalition
an on-demand economy trade association, and a mentor at Founder Institute in Palo Alto, CA.
Previously, as CEO and co-founder of D&L Partners SA, Raj set-up and ran a consulting firm
working with various European and Middle East governments to foster increased
entrepreneurship. As General Partner and co-founder of Pervasive Technology Ventures, and also
as a Principal for the New York-based VC arm of Investcorp, Raj was responsible for
sourcing, negotiating and closing new investments in technology-led start-ups.
At Booz, Allen & Hamilton (now Strategy&), Raj led strategy and technology projects in ecommerce,
TMT, and financial services. He also held multiple positions within IBM over 10
years. Raj holds an M.B.A. from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France, and a B.Sc. (Hons.) in
Computing Science from Imperial College London.