Rajiv Khemka is a Partner with Cornerstone Mumbai and leads the Technology Practice for Cornerstone in India brings a new and fresh perspective to the Executive Search business as he has always worked as a client or candidate but never as a consultant. His background in technology equips him to easily understand and handle mandates with high technical niche requirements of the client. Rajiv will be building the practice for this vertical, focussing on Bangalore and Mumbai based clients.
Rajiv has 30 years of experience in the technology space. During his career, he has worked as a Software Engineer, Business Head and an Entrepreneur. He is an experienced professional in technology strategy, budgeting, planning, engineering and service launch of technology platforms and services, managed services transition, KPO, IT services outsourcing and off-shoring.
His last corporate assignment was as Vice President, Network at Reliance Communications where, as Head of Network Planning & Engineering, he was responsible for the technology strategy, planning, engineering, deployment and services roll out for the mobile and broadband data services, policy, charging, VAS platforms, IOT platforms, product integration with Google and Facebook, products and services engineering with national responsibility for a period of more than 12 years. Prior to Reliance he worked for Office Tiger, a global KPO, Digital Equipment, CA-TCG and other software product and services companies.
Rajiv completed his B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering at IIT Kharagpur.
Hobbies / Additional Activities
Rajiv advises select technology growth-stage start-ups on Strategic Partnerships, Fund Raising, and mentoring early stage companies for product market fit and scaling of technology platforms. He is a member of IEEE, TIE, CCICI (Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India), BMA(Bombay Management Association) and lives in Mumbai, India.
His interest is in creating business value for customers using data sciences and machine learning, industrial IOT and enterprise cloud technologies, platforms and solutions.