Raj is a managing partner of Fenway Summer, an advisory and investment firm focused on financial services and financial technology. He has had a long and varied career in and around U.S. financial institutions – as a senior policymaker, as a bank executive, and on Wall Street.
Raj was the first-ever deputy director of the CFPB. He also served on the senior staff committee of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, and as a statutory deputy to the FDIC board. Before being appointed to CFPB, Raj was the acting leader of the new agency, serving as the special advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury.
Prior to his government service, he was a managing director in the Financial Institutions Group at Deutsche Bank Securities. Before that, he was senior vice president for corporate strategy and development at Capital One Financial and worked in the financial institutions practice of the consulting firm McKinsey & Company. He has served as an attorney in both private practice and government service.
Raj serves on the board of Circle, Green Dot, Linden Labs, and Tilia. He also serves as the founding director of the Payments Leadership Council, a CEO led trade association.
Raj holds a B.S. from the College of Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley (highest honors) and a J.D. from Harvard Law School (magna cum laude).