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Deepak Raj

Deepak Raj is founder and managing director of the New Jersey-based private investment firm Raj Associates with investments in real estate and public and private securities. He is also a CFA and, with his wife Neera, the founder of the Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies at Columbia University. Deepak has extensive experience as an equity analyst and an investment banker, including 24 years with Merrill Lynch. As director of Global Equity Research, he managed a staff of approximately 700 investment professionals located throughout the world. Deepak graduated from IIT Kanpur with a BTech in electrical engineering and earned an MBA from Northeastern University. He is currently the chairman of Pratham USA. Deepak and his wife have two grown children and live in Princeton, New Jersey.