Before joining Omidyar, Raj was a General Partner of BlueStream Ventures, a $300 million technology venture capital firm which he co-founded in 2000. Raj also spent five years as an equity research analyst at technology investment banking firms Thomas Weisel Partners and RBC Capital Markets, where he covered a range of software sectors.
Raj began his career as a software developer at Sun Microsystems and was an early employee at Lucid, a venture-funded software startup. Raj has an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School, a Master’s in Computer Science from Clemson University, and a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from BITS Pilani in India.
Raj is Charter Member at TiE, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship across the world. Raj has also served as a mentor at Santa Clara University’s Global Social Benefit Incubator.