Razat Gaurav

Razat Gaurav

CEO of LLamasoft

Razat is a seasoned technology executive with over 20 years of experience in the enterprise software space. Razat has a proven track record of driving innovation-based growth and scaling up technology businesses. He is a trusted advisor to leading operators, boards and investors on topics related to supply chain and digital transformation initiatives.

Over the last three years Razat has been the CEO of LLamasoft, the leader in AI-based supply chain design and decisioning software. Razat significantly expanded the solution with a SaaS native platform that is helping customers to reimagine their supply chains and delivering tremendous value for leading manufacturing, retail and third-party logistics organizations. This expanded vision, combined with a focus on product innovation, go-to-market execution, customer and partner success delivery together with a foundation of a purpose-driven culture enabled the company to more than double its revenue, and resulted in a very successful $1.5 billion acquisition by Coupa in November 2020.

Prior to LLamasoft, Razat held leadership positions at Blue Yonder (previously JDA), i2 Technologies and Ernst & Young’s management consulting practice. He also served on the Board of Directors of Sparta Systems (now acquired by Honeywell) and LLamasoft. Razat is a frequent contributor to leading media and business publications on topics related to supply chain and digital transformation including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, BBC, and CNBC. Razat was recognized by Goldman Sachs in as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2020. 

Razat serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Michigan’s Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) department. He is also engaged in various philanthropic and policy initiatives related to medical research, STEM education across minorities and efforts to reduce carbon emissions. Razat graduated with honors from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.