Rajiv Goel

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Rajiv Goel
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materThe Wharton School
TitleDirector of Strategic Investments, Intel Capital
Criminal chargesecurities fraud, conspiracy (October 16, 2009)
Criminal penaltyTwo years probation

Rajiv Goel is a former American executive at Intel. He was a managing director in Intel's treasury department and a director of strategic investments at Intel Capital.

In 2009, he was arrested for insider trading with friend and hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam, in a sprawling US federal investigation centered on the Galleon Group. He pleaded guilty to securities fraud and conspiracy in February 2010.[1] In 2011 he testified against Rajaratnam and in 2012 was sentenced to two years probation.[2]

Goel met Rajaratnam while they were both students at Wharton business school. He testified in the high-profile case U.S. v Rajaratnam against the hedge fund billionaire.


  1. ^ Lattman, Peter (2011-03-22). "Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs to Testify at Galleon Trial - NYTimes.com". Dealbook.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2012-11-17.
  2. ^ Pavlo, Walter (2012-09-24). "Government Witness Rajiv Goel Gets Probation in Galleon Insider Case". Forbes.

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