A founding member of the Conscious Capitalism movement, Raj is FW Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business and Whole Foods Market Research Scholar in Conscious Capitalism at Babson College. He’s also the Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Conscious Capitalism Inc.
Educated as an electrical engineer from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS, Pilani) Raj then pursued an MBA in Marketing from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies in Mumbai, after which he earned a PhD in Marketing and Business Policy from Columbia University.
Until 1998, he was the Director of Executive Programs and Associate Professor of Marketing at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. From 1985 to 1988, he was Assistant Professor of Marketing at Boston University. He also spent 15 years at Bentley University as Trustee Professor of Marketing, Department Chair and founder/director of the Centre for Marketing Technology.
Raj is a trustee of Conscious Capitalism Inc. and a member of the board of directors of The Container Store. He’s consulted with and taught executive programmes for numerous companies, including AT&T, Nokia, LG, Kraft Foods, Whole Foods Market, Volvo, IBM, Walmart, McDonald’s many more.