About Raj

Raj Das is a partner in Caldwell’s Technology Practice, specializing in recruiting executives in the transformative and disruptive areas at the intersection of media, marketing, technology, big data, analytics, generative ai, robotics, cybersecurity and other high growth emerging technologies. With over 30 years of experience in executive leadership, he has a keen understanding of the platforms, processes, and people required to succeed and prosper in today’s increasingly complex global environment.

Raj has deep domain and consulting expertise in all aspects of building and accelerating traditional and next generation growth enterprises, especially those at the intersection of media, marketing and technology. His multi-disciplinary experience combines proven leadership from his investment banking, strategy consulting, entrepreneurship, and public company financial management roles. With over 200 executive placements in the last decade, Raj has a global network of C-suite relationships in the marketplace, with trusted access to major decision makers in media, technology, business services, AdTech, MarTech, AI, big data, cloud computing, FMCG, healthcare, advertising, investment banking, venture capital, and private equity.


Raj joined Caldwell from a boutique, specialized retained search firm, where he led the firm’s Global Transformation Practice and focused on senior level executive and board leadership consulting. Prior to his career in executive search, he was the founder and CEO at POM Partners, a global digital media incubation and acceleration firm. Before that, he was CFO and chief strategy officer at a publicly traded direct marketing company with operations in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Raj spent the first decade of his career in investment banking, executing over $20 billion of transactions during his senior tenures at Citigroup, ING Barings, and Bear Stearns.


Raj graduated summa cum laude from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in finance and multinational management. He also graduated from Harvard Business School’s General Management Program and Stanford University’s Stanford Executive Program. Raj serves as a volunteer executive officer at HBS Club of NY, and is also an active member of the Harvard Club of NY.

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