Raj K. Gupta
Board of Directors
Mr. Gupta has extensive experience as an advisor, principal investor, and entrepreneur in private equity funded transactions.
Mr. Gupta was the founder and CEO of YadaYada Inc., the third largest independent wireless ISP in the U.S. in 2001, an organization of 85 employees with venture backing of more than $25 million. Prior to forming YadaYada, Mr. Gupta was a member of the Merchant Banking and High Yield Group at CIBC World Markets and Acquisition Finance at Chase Securities, where he was involved in transactions totaling over $25 billion.
In May 2001, Crain's New York Business magazine named Mr. Gupta as "one of 100 most important persons likely to shape the direction and growth of New York's economy - beyond technology - for years to come." In September 2000, Mr. Gupta was named as a top 25 wireless industry innovator by Unstrung magazine.
Mr. Gupta graduated from Trinity College as the President's Scholar with a BA in Computer Engineering and Economics.