|Harvard Business School, MBA||1996|
|Carnegie Mellon University, BS||1992|
VC and founder/CEO/entrepreneur Raj Kapoor joined Mayfield in 2005, bringing expertise in online advertising, e-commerce, consumer internet/digital media, social, mobile and internet infrastructure services and software.
Raj sits on the boards of Zimride, Tagged, Fixya, Rubicon Project, Fanhood, and Wize. He is also responsible for Mayfield’s investments in Chinese companies Qunar and Baihe. In addition, he led the seed investments in Fivestars and Subtext.
Most recently, Raj was co-founder and CEO of Snapfish, a leading global online photo service. Raj orchestrated the successful sale of Snapfish to Hewlett-Packard in March 2005.
Prior to Snapfish, Raj was an executive at Excite@Home, where he led the company’s e-commerce and broadband applications business, driving new music, entertainment and e-commerce initiatives. Raj also held positions in strategic planning, business development and product management in consumer interactive television services at Bell Atlantic Corporation, which is now Verizon.
Raj received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. with honors in mechanical/robotics engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
He serves on the Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley Advisory Council and the Harvard Business School’s California Research Center Advisory Board as well as on the board of Dosomething.org - the nation’s largest network of teens taking action for social causes. Raj enjoys family, surfing, fitness, skiing, and singing in tech industry rock band - Coverflow.