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Raj Bhargava

Instructor of Business Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking

Fellow, Distinguished Careers Institute, Stanford University, Stanford
M.B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, State College
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi

Raj teaches Business Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking for Stanford Pre-Collegiate International Institutes. In Fall 2018, he also taught a graduate level course at Stanford University that it titled:  “Maximizing Personal Potential: Behavioral Science and Design Thinking Applied to Self. Raj is a seasoned high-tech entrepreneur and executive in Silicon Valley. He also spends time mentoring social ventures and with his family’s spice blend business. In 2015, he was appointed to the Stanford University Distinguished Careers Institute, granting him a one-year fellowship to study design thinking, leadership, and preventive healthcare. He was co-founder and Board Member of Jaspersoft, a leader in business intelligence software, which was acquired by TIBCO. Raj also served as Senior Vice President at Agile Software, which was acquired by Oracle, and as the CEO of TRADE Inc, an information business start-up. He started his career at Hewlett-Packard and held global leadership roles in California and Germany.