|Special Advisor for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau|
August 1, 2011 – January 4, 2012
|Preceded by||Elizabeth Warren|
|Succeeded by||Richard Cordray
|Born||March 31, 1971|
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley
Harvard Law School
Rajeev V. Date was the first Deputy Director of the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He had previously served in a variety of leadership positions at the Bureau, including several months as the startup agency's leader, as the Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury. He is credited with guiding the CFPB's early strategic, operational, and policy initiatives.
Prior to joining CFPB, he worked as a senior vice president at Capital One and as a managing director at Deutsche Bank. He left the banking industry in 2009 to start the Cambridge Winter Center, a nonprofit think tank devoted to promoting the regulation of financial firms.
Date joined the bureau in February 2011 as associate director of research, markets and regulations, where he oversaw work on credit cards and mortgages. He succeeded Elizabeth Warren as special advisor when she stepped down from the agency on August 1, 2011.
After leaving the CFPB
 Date founded Fenway Summer, a hybrid advisory and venture investment firm based in Washington DC. He serves on a number of boards of directors, including those of the peer-to-peer lender Prosper, the digital currency firm Circle, and the mortgage bank Ethos Lending. Date also chairs the investment committee at Fenway Summer Ventures.
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- "Rajeev Date replaces Elizabeth Warren on the CFPB". Siliconindia.com. Retrieved 2011-09-14.
- Dennis, Brady (July 26, 2011). "Raj Date to replace Elizabeth Warren at consumer bureau". The Washington Post.
- "Raj Date". Cambridge Winter Center. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
- "Consumer Bureau's No. 2 to Leave Agency". The Wall Street Journal.
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