Rajan Anandan is a Businessman, Investor, and Executive. Currently, he is the Managing Director, Sequoia Capital India Private Limited. He served as the Vice President of Google India. He co-founded the first seed fund, Blue Ocean Ventures in Sri Lanka. Scroll down to find Rajan Anandan Biography.
Rajan Anandan Wiki
- Full Real Birth Name: Rajan Anandan.
- Nickname: Rajan.
- Birthday: 1966.
- Birthplace/Hometown: New Delhi, India.
- Nationality: Indian.
Birth and Childhood:
Rajan Anandhan was born in 1966, in Sri Lanka (Rajan Anandan Wiki). As a child, he was academically inclined. He grew up in Colombo, were in his household, sports and adventure were a way of life. In his early days, his family would try to break records in swimming, treading on water, cycling, or standing on one leg.
He left Colombo, at the age of 17 and joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT), the US to pursue his bachelor’s degree in science. His master’s degree in science was from Stanford University. He worked 40 hours a week to earn some money while being at MIT. He worked at a cafeteria and a museum, and even tested new tennis racket for their structure and weave.
Wife, Children and Professional Life
He partnered with Mckinsey firm from 1992- 2003. Then, he was a Vice President with Dell where he held several global leadership roles including that of Executive Assistant to Chairman Michael Dell. Post-2008, he worked for two years as the Managing Director at Microsoft India and built India’s largest software business. To lead Google’s business in India, Rajan joined Google in early 2011. He gave up his job at Google India and joined venture capital organization, the Silicon- Valley-based, Sequoia Capital in 2019.
Rajan Anandan’s Google job started in 2011 as Vice President, South East Asia, and India. He was responsible for Sales and Operations in the region. He focused on expanding the Internet ecosystem in India, increasing adoption among customers and businesses, and accelerating innovation. He got more growth to Google India and updated the internet ecosystem for the organization.
Rajan Anandan’s investments are in various startups including Bangalore based online venture Buttercups, Pregbuddy, Druva, Capillary Technologies, Unacademy, TravelKhana, EasyGov., Instamojo, WebEngage, BOV Capital, and a lot more. He has invested and has given support to more than 80- startups till now. Rajan Anandan net worth is Rs.70 Crores(2020). Rajan Anandan’s salary will be an upward of 20Cr INR approximately.
He likes to keep his personal life private and away from the limelight. Rajan Anandan’s wife is Radhika Chopra, who is the founder of a luxury Indian tea brand. They have a 14-year old daughter, Maya. Rajan Anandan’s Email, Rajan Anandan’s Contact details are not available on any social media.
Moreover, Rajan mostly focuses on tech startups. He usually posts startup articles across various social media platforms. He is gradually building up his profile as an Angel Investor.