Raju Reddy is the founder and former CEO of Sierra Atlantic, a company that grew to be a best-in-class global services company over a period of 17 years before being acquired by Hitachi. Previously, Raju spent 10 years at Intel. He enjoys working with young entrepreneurs and mentoring to build great global companies. Raju currently serves on the board of Grey Orange, Belong and Seclore, and previously on RedBus (acquired by Naspers), Esspresso Logic (now CA) and Cognovision (now Intel). Raju is currently a Board member of RAND Corp Center for Asia Pacific Policy and EnActe Arts. He previously served as the Chairman of BITSAA Intl., the alumni body of BITS Pilani. Raju is the Co-founder of Kakatiya Sandbox, an initiative in rural Telangana (India) building an ecosystem for long-term, positive social impact. He is an active TiE Silicon Valley charter member and served as Convener for TiEcon 2016.
Background: Raju holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science in India.