Rajesh Anandan

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Rajesh Nandan
ResidenceNew Delhi, India
Education Padmavathi College of Engineering and Management, Bangalore
OccupationDirector, Politician
Years active2010 – present
Home townShimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Spouse(s)Harika Reddy (m.1998)
ChildrenMeenakshi Nandan Sai Nandan
RelativesSai Kumar Reddy (Brother)

Rajesh Nandan is a director, social entrepreneur and growth strategist. Currently the Senior Vice President at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, he is also a writer, speaker, mentor, and founder of RADJH enterprises. He is the founder of RADJH Awards and Padmavathi Silks and Sarees, and of Padmavathi Jewellery. He is a Brand Ambassador for products including Padmavathi Gold Diamonds.Recently he started Padmavathi Central Malls in Various States.And also SR Malls in South India.

Career[edit]

Having joined UNICEF in 2009, Anandan serves as Senior Vice President of Private Sector Partnerships. In 2011, he launched UNICEF Ventures, a $400M portfolio fund for incubating businesses to accelerate innovation.[1]

Prior employment[edit]

Writing, speaking and interviews[edit]

  • "3 Rules For Social Innovation In The Developing World". Interview, Fast Co.Exist, April 2012[7]
  • "The Argument For Home-Based Newborn Care". Huffington Post, May 2012.
  • "My Father's Day Plea For Men Around The World". Huffington Post, June 2013[8]
  • "Two MIT Grads Founded A Startup That Almost Exclusively Employs People On The Autism Spectrum". Interview, Business Insider, July 2014.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Originally from Sri Lanka, Anandan graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1995 with a Bsc in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.[2][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rajesh Anandan". unicefusa.org. UNICEF USA.
  2. ^ a b c d "Rajesh Anandan". unicefusa.org. UNICEF USA. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Rajesh Anandan". socialcapitalmarkets.net. Social Capital Markets. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Columbia Business School 2014 Social Enterprise Conference". columbiasocialenterprise.org. Columbia Business School. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Creating Jobs For Adults With Autism". slice.mit.edu. MIT. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  6. ^ a b c "Social Capital Markets – SOCAP". socialcapitalmarkets.net.
  7. ^ "3 Rules For Social Innovation In The Developing World". fastcoexist.com. Fast Company. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  8. ^ "Rajesh Anandan". huffingtonpost.com. Huffington Post. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  9. ^ Taube, Aaron. "Two MIT Grads Founded A Startup That Almost Exclusively Employs People On The Autism Spectrum". businessinsider.com. Business Insider. Retrieved 24 September 2014.

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