With over 23 years of experience in diverse industries, including mobile and fixed line telecommunications, Raghu Venkataraman, heads the Strategy and Investments function of du.
Prior to joining du, Raghu was the Director of Commercial Strategy & Assurance for the Orange Group in London. He established commercial business models for third party transactions for Orange World, including content providers such as Warner, Sony, BMG and Disney.
Raghu’s career extends from Fortune 500 computer firms in France, Scotland and the US, and mobile operators in Taiwan, Egypt and Europe. His telecommunications clients have included global ISPs and fixed line operators in Australia, South Africa and the Netherlands.
In the Middle East, he has spent four years in a variety of senior executive positions with The Egyptian Company for Mobile Services (MobiNil) in Cairo.
Raghu has an MBA in Corporate Strategy and Finance from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India. He has also been elected as board member of MEF (Mobile Entertainment Forum) EMEA in February 2009