Rajeev co-founded PubMatic in 2006, based on the belief that publishers are underserved from a technology and services perspective, and set out to build an automation software company focused on publishers. Under his leadership, the company has grown and matured into a major enterprise provider with more than 400 employees and 13 locations around the globe. The high pace of revenue and profit growth, is fueled by Rajeev’s commitment to help publishers protect, monetize and manage their most valuable asset – the relationship between consumers, content and brands.
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 IT 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 IAB. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in economics, political science and Spanish from the Johns Hopkins University.