Dr. Raji Baskaran is the founder and CEO of Manifolds Lab. She is a technology and product executive who is recognized as an industry expert in sensor-enabled systems and IoT solutions.
Raji has 15+ years of leadership experience at Intel Corporation spanning a diverse set of technologies (including silicon R&D, supply chain management and engineering, wearable technologies, and AI/NLP enterprise products). She has authored dozens of research publications, has 35+ patents under her name, and is frequently a speaker and panelist at a host of industry events. In 2017, Raji was elected into the “Hall of Fame” by SEMI, MEMS and Sensors Industry Groups.
Beyond this, Raji is also an affiliate Professor at the University of Washington, Seattle. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of California Santa Barbara, a Masters from Cornell and Bachelors from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Raji is currently a Venture Partner with a NY-based seed fund (Social Impact), and advisor at Silicon Catalyst, an SF-based hardware accelerator. She is a technology and strategy consultant to international IoT and AI chip design companies, and regularly performs venture capital/investor due diligence and advisory services in IoT, MEMS, and Semiconductor markets
Raji co-founded Superbloom Studios, a consulting studio anchored on inclusivity with two of her best friends from IIT. Superbloom studios is based in 3 continents and global and virtual from day0 by design. Superbloom provides data science, product marketing and go-to-market and communication/storytelling services.