Raj Bhattacharyya has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry across trading and capital markets. Raj spent 17 years at Deutsche Bank, in both New York and London, in various senior roles. Most recently, he was the head of the Foreign Exchange Franchise in the Americas, as well as the head of the Emerging Markets business in the Americas. Previously, while based in London, he ran Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions for Western Europe, which covered all European corporations and financial institutions for their financing, risk management and treasury needs. Prior to that, he ran Debt Capital Markets and Corporate Risk Solutions in North America. Raj also spent 5 years at Merrill Lynch in derivatives, and 3 years at Goldman Sachs in Quantitative Research. Raj is also an active investor and mentor to early-stage companies, primarily in the financial technology space.
Raj serves on the Board of Directors of Robertson Stephens and Strive for College, a non-profit which connects aspiring college students with free, one-on-one, online mentoring through the entire college admissions and financial aid application process. He also sits on the Dean’s Advisory Council at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University.
Raj earned his BA in Computer Science and Engineering from Harvard University.