Rajiv Ramchandran has over 30 years of proven leadership and expertise in M&A, global operations, corporate finance, strategic leadership, business development and IT outsourcing. Rajiv was previously a Global Client Partner at Wipro Technologies for a top process manufacturing and distribution firm, and a Senior Director at HCL Technologies where he managed global operations across India, Mexico and Brazil for one of their largest strategic accounts in financial services. He also played client management roles at ABN AMRO Bank and IBM Global Services where he was part of the program governance team for of one the largest outsourcing deals in North America. More recently, Rajiv was a Regional Director for Rainwater Business Advisers where he drove M&A advisory services for lower middle market firms in the Houston area. Rajiv is also a Founding Partner for Kara Partners targeting capital raise for early stage, midmarket and cross-border investments in fintech, energy, cleantech and hospitality. Rajiv is currently the COO of 2 staffing firms in the IT and healthcare services space with combined revenues of $15M. Rajiv has an MBA in Finance from the Chicago Booth School of Business, and Masters degrees in Computer Science and Space Sciences from the Florida Institute of Technology. He is married and resides in Houston, TX.