Rajan is Managing Director, Surge at Sequoia Capital India. He joined Sequoia from Google, where he led the company’s India and Southeast Asia business for eight years. During Rajan’s tenure at Google, he played a key role in expanding the internet ecosystem in the region, increasing adoption among consumers and businesses, and accelerating innovation. Prior to Google, Rajan led both Microsoft and Dell in India. Before that, he was a Partner at McKinsey & Co, based in Chicago. Rajan is also one of India’s most prolific angel investors. He has partnered with many early-stage startups, across a wide range of sectors over the last decade. A strong advocate for the democratisation of technology, Rajan believes that a single person can make a difference – and a few people can change the world.