2 July -


Chief Operating Officer

Rajiv has been known for wearing many hats through the span of his professional career. For over three decades, Rajiv has played diverse roles as a business leader, start-up mentor and performance coach with leading Indian and international corporates in solar modules, telecom & power BOP products, tyres, textiles and paints industries. He has served as a Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and Profit Centre Head among his numerous roles. Rajiv built his functional competencies in the early stages of his career in Business Strategy, Human Resources, Business Development, Marketing, Project Management, Setting up New Businesses, Cross-border Partnerships and Technology Transfers. As part of a sabbatical break, Rajiv also devoted a year heading a USAID South-South cooperation project focussed on farmers in Kenya, Malawi and India.

Rajiv’s mantra for business outcomes is partnering with C-suite teams for proper goal setting, building result-oriented & culturally aligned teams, strengthening management systems & business processes and working at grassroot level to strengthen communication and engagement.

Rajiv did his MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and graduation from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi. He is a TQM champion (certified by JUSE, Japan), Business Excellence Assessor (certified by CII – Institute of Quality), LEAN Start-up trainer (certified by GDC – IIT Madras), Development Centre Assessor (trained by SHL) and an NLP trained Performance Coach. Rajiv has also undergone extensive training in Managing Grants & International Cooperative Agreements.

Rajiv’s love for travel and exploration has taken him to over 35 countries, and even inspired him to work in Bangladesh and Indonesia for extended periods — adding depth and flavour to his cross-cultural and global business learnings. He is associated with various not-for-profits in fields of mental disabilities, youth mentoring and helping marginalized women. His hobbies of fitness, long distance running, meditation and adventure travel are his ways of challenging himself on his personal growth journey to create value for businesses and society.

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