Raghu Rao, President, Vistage Princeton

Raghu Rao, President, Vistage Princeton

President, Vistage Princeton

Raghu Rao is a serial entrepreneur, business mentor and angel investor. Raghu has founded, scaled and had successful exits with several high-technology companies and social enterprises:
– InfoZen.com (Analytics-based Background Screening Solutions for Government, 1995-2008, acquired by ManTech),
– CellixBio.com (Innovative Drug Development),
– KovidGroup.com (AI-based Solutions, 2016-2018, acquired by Kaliber.ai),
– WizNucleus.com (Cyber Security Compliance Solutions in Energy Sector, co-founded in 2010),
– PBCTechCo.com (Nanotech Energy Storage, co-founded in 2009),
– Hindu Jewish Coalition (Community Organization, co-founded in 2013), and
– Forum for Religious Freedom (Preservation of Religious Diversity, co-founded in 2007).

In his 30-year career, Raghu has led teams for management, operations and oversight for clients in Government, Publishing, Energy and Life Sciences sectors. Raghu has advised clients on the strategy and roll-out of high-profile projects, such as USA.gov, TSA Screening Gateway, Cancer.gov and other eGovernment initiatives.

Raghu has held board positions at the Infinity Foundation, Arsha Vidya Gurukulam and the Family Services Agency. Raghu has raised several million dollars in support of causes such as tribal children’s education and healthcare in India, preservation of indigenous knowledge traditions and diversity worldwide.

Education: M.S. Computer Science (Virginia Tech); B.Tech. Electrical Engg (IIT Madras); M.B.A. in Finance GWU.