Mr. Raj Rajgopal

Mr. Raj Rajgopal

President, Board Director, Advisor & Executive Coach

Raj is President, Board Director, Advisor and Executive Coach, assisting Venture, Private Equity and CEOs make informed investment and growth decisions. Leveraging digital technology, Raj creates enterprise value by helping accelerate revenue growth through disruptive strategies, drive competitive cost structures using lean principles, and transform and reinvent existing businesses. He helped take Virtusa (venture backed US company) public and grew its revenues in excess of $1 billion. He brings Big 5 digital strategy/transformation and coaching skills. At Gemini Consulting, his ability to develop data driven insights to jointly craft strategies with global 2000 clients helped accelerate implementation with extraordinary results. He is currently serving as a public company Board Director at CTG, and Vuzix, as Board Observer at a private digital experience platform company, and advises Private Equity and Venture investors on new acquisition diligence.

Spanning multiple roles encompassing Strategy, Solutions, Sales, Marketing, Client Services, Delivery and P&Ls, Raj lead Virtusa’s (provider of digital engineering IT services to the Fortune 2000) growth from $30+ million in 2003 to over $1B in 2017. As Officer and President, Raj scaled Virtusa, 4.5X from $172m to $822m and 20,000 employees in 7 years executing 28 successive growth quarters, achieving growth exceeding 25% including 6 acquisitions. Mr. Rajgopal created new $100+ million businesses in Banking, Insurance, Telecom, Media, and Healthcare. He built practices, most with 1000+ employees in BPM, Mobile/Social, Data/Analytics, Cloud, RPA, AI/ML, Blockchain and FinTech. In 2017, as President of Digital Business Strategy, a new business he launched, Raj has advised clients on their digital strategy and published extensively on driving growth through platform strategies similar to those leveraged by Techgiants Alibaba, Tencent, Amazon and Google. His 2019 article on this subject was published in the Sloan Management Review. Raj has been an integral part of all Virtusa Board meetings and investor calls since 2008.

Prior to Virtusa, Raj was Partner/Vice President at Gemini Consulting (the strategy arm of Capgemini) for 13 years joining them after his MBA from the MIT Sloan School. At Gemini he focused on implementing growth, transformation and cost reduction strategies for global enterprises. He spent 5 years in London where he identified and built a new business to target telecommunication startups offering complete business launch solutions. This was Capgemini’s #1 offering for a decade delivering billions in revenue. For this effort he was awarded the Capgemini ‘Group Innovation’ award.

As President of RR Advisory Services, he serves as: Board Director at CTG (Nasdaq: CTG), a provider of Digital & IT Transformation services; Board of Directors at Vuzix (Nasdaq: VUZI), a provider of AR/VR smart glasses, and Board Observer and coach for WevoConversion, an AI/ML Digital Experience platform. He advises Private Equity & Venture investors on due diligence. His assessments have included many large and niche IT service companies, a proprietary AI/ML differentiating product for Infrastructure/Security management and Big/Data/Analytics driven fraud management software product in Healthcare. He is a charter member of Tie-Boston, and mentors starts-ups looking to scale. He is also a member of NACD and has completed his professional Board of Directors certification coursework.

Mr. Rajgopal is a US citizen, has an MBA from the MIT Sloan School, and undergrad from IIT Madras.