Rajashree (Raj) Rao
Rajashree (Raj) has been in the industry for 16.5 years, having worked for Intel and IBM managing diverse portfolios ranging from Business Development, Sales to Large Enterprise Account Management, from Channel Partner Management to Marketing & Communications. She has worked with Singapore Government & Public- Sector accounts (incl. IMDA, LTA, A* Star, Mindef) on IoT, Smart Nation, and Smart Cities Initiatives. In her current portfolio, she is the IoT Business Development Consultant and Industry thought leader in the region along with a stint at SAP.
She has been instrumental in identifying and building focused ISVs and Start-ups ecosystem across verticals. One of her major clientele has been LTA, and she has been instrumental in positioning, them in the global market as a leader in the transportation industry and helping them win several lighthouse deals in the region. She also holds various awards & references for her exemplary work from her clients & for having built trusted Business Partner relationships. She has worked in India, USA, and Singapore.
Raj is a BCom Graduate (Hons.) from Jyothi Nivas College (Bangalore University) in Business Management and has a diploma in Computer Science - E-commerce. She enjoys international Travel & Nature, writing blogs on travel & life, cooking, and is in the constant pursuit of the spiritual. She is also passionate about women’s empowerment and spends her free time working with women and women’s organizations. She is a dedicated mentor who spends her time mentoring and coaching the young aspirants who come to her seeking for guidance in their personal or professional life.