Rajeev co-founded PubMatic in 2006 based on the belief that advertising was poised for a profound digital transformation and would therefore require an entirely new infrastructure platform in order to thrive. Under his leadership, PubMatic has grown and matured into a major cloud provider of real time advertising infrastructure with more than 500 employees, 8 data centers, and 14 offices around the globe.
Rajeev is a serial entrepreneur who has raised more than $250 million in funding throughout his career. Prior to PubMatic, he co-founded Chipshot.com, a leading online retailer of custom-built golf equipment, where he served as Vice President of Technology. At Chipshot, Rajeev also led product management and development, helping grow the company into a $30 million business. An experienced management consultant, he was also a Principal at Diamond Management and Technology Consultants, an IT strategy consulting firm for Fortune 2000 clients, where he led teams on technology strategy engagements. In addition, Rajeev was a product marketing executive at SAP, where he was responsible for global go-to-market strategy for new products.
Rajeev serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and as a Leadership Fellow at The Johns Hopkins University. He holds a master’s degree in Computer & Information Technology from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in economics, political science and Spanish from the Johns Hopkins University.