Neerja Raman is a research executive with over 25 years experience in industry and academia. Her interest area is: Enhanced delivery of social impact through international business. As a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at mediaX at Stanford University, she is a coach and mentor to entrepreneurs. She was also a Senior Research Fellow at The Digital Vision Program where she studied barriers and enablers for over 100 early stage social entrepreneurs in residence at Stanford University. Prior to that, she was Director, Strategic Planner and Founder at Hewlett Packard Labs of the Imaging Systems Lab, which delivered product ideas and advanced research for Hewlett Packard’s flagship printing, imaging and multi-media businesses.
Among other awards, Ms. Raman was honored as Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal’s 2010 Women of Influence and 2009 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business. She was inducted into the Hall of Fame, Women in Technology International in 2005.
Ms. Raman is a graduate of the Kellogg Executive Program, Northwestern University, and has Masters Degrees from S.U.N.Y Stony Brook, New York and Delhi University, India.