Rajiv Dutta is a Managing Director of Elevation Partners, joining the firm in November 2009. Rajiv brings more than 25 years of senior operational and investment experience in consumer and technology businesses. Rajiv most recently enjoyed a 10-year career at eBay, culminating as Executive Vice President of eBay and President of Marketplaces. In that role, Rajiv focused on long term growth strategies. Before that, Rajiv was President of PayPal and Skype, which under his tenure were the two fastest growing divisions of the company, and enjoyed expanding profitability. In addition, Rajiv served as eBayâ€™s Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure as CFO, the company's revenues grew from $430 million to $4.5 billion and the company's market capitalization increased by nearly $45 billion.
Prior to eBay, Rajiv spent 10 years at Bio-Rad Laboratories, a life sciences and clinical diagnostics company, in a variety of leadership roles across the world. Prior to Bio-Rad, Rajiv previously served as the worldwide sales controller for KLA-Tencor.
Rajiv holds a B.A. from St. Stephen's College and earned his M.B.A. from the Drucker School of Management at the Claremont Graduate University, where he was the youngest MBA graduate in the schoolâ€™s history.
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
Jan 31, 2011
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