Rajan Natarajan, Chairman & CEO, Global Alliant Inc.

Rajan Natarajan, Chairman & CEO, Global Alliant Inc.

Chairman & CEO, Global Alliant Inc.

Dr. Rajan Natarajan, Ph.D., MBA. Chairman & CEO of Global Alliant Inc. , Commissioner, Maryland Transportation Commission & Former Deputy Secretary of State.
In appreciation of Dr. Rajan’s truly colossal service as Maryland’s Deputy Secretary of State, Governor O’Malley reappointed Dr. Natarajan as the Commissioner of Transportation of Maryland in 2015. At present, he is also serving on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, University of Maryland Board of Visitors and Maryland Cybersecurity Council. He served on multiple boards and chambers that included President of the Maryland-India Business Roundtable, Executive Board Director of the Asian-Pacific American Chamber of Commerce and Commissioner of the Governor’s Commission of Maryland Real Estate Development.

Dr. Rajan has won numerous honors and awards including the National Science Foundation’s Small-Business Innovation Research Award, Leadership Maryland Award, Indian Young Scientist Merit Award, Outstanding Achiever Award, and Civic Leadership Award. In addition to his Ph.D. in Biotechnology, he holds two Masters Degrees in Biosciences from the University of Madras, India, and an MBA from Michigan State University, a US patent, and has authored 50 research publications. He has delivered more than 110 keynote speeches and conducted more than 50 television interviews.