Rajeev Kapur
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Rajeev Kapur

Artificial Intelligence & Leadership
3x CEO with 3 Exits. Former Dell Executive. 2x Best Selling Author. Innovator of the Year finalist. 17 year YPO member. In-demand global speaker on concepts of leadership change and the future of AI.

Rajeev, a distinguished triple-tenured CEO, brings a wealth of global expertise honed across high-tech, media, and entrepreneurial realms. His adept leadership has not only propelled startups to midsize ventures of $20-$40 million but also navigated behemoths like Dell with P&L responsibilities scaling to $1.6 billion.

In a pivotal stint as Dell's Director of Sales and Marketing in China, Rajeev catalyzed the ascension of its commercial sector, further spearheading Dell's inception in India and operational revamp in South Asia as the GM/MD. His managerial acumen earned him the title of Manager of the Year at Dell in 1996, also contributing to the pioneering Dell.com e-commerce cadre.

Transitioning as the President of Smarthome.com, he championed home automation technology advancements and fostered a vibrant workplace culture, culminating in the accolade of Best Place to Work in Orange County. As the CEO helm at Sonic Emotion, Rajeev orchestrated lucrative alliances with tech titans like Toshiba and Samsung, earning him a nomination as CEO of the Year finalist during 2011-2012 by Tech America.

Now as the CEO of 1105 Media, Inc., Rajeev steers a conglomerate of five diverse entities, carving niches in Big Data, Analytics training, and B2B marketing. His entrepreneurial ingenuity was lauded as he was shortlisted as a finalist for Entrepreneur and Innovator of The Year in 2021 and 2022 by the Orange County Business Journal, also gaining a spot among the Top 500 Leaders in Orange County.

A seasoned member of the Young President's Organization (YPO) and an insightful contributor to CNBC, Rajeev's credentials extend to a Global MBA from the prestigious USC Marshall School of Business and Shanghai’s Jiaotong University Antai. His board memberships span three AI-centric firms including Sparktech, and the altruistic endeavor, Rainbow Services.

November 2021 saw Rajeev as a bestselling author with the launch of 'Chase Greatness: Enlightened Leadership for The Next Generation Of Disruption', which soared as the most downloaded leadership book on Amazon when it launched. His eloquence resonates in keynote addresses and executive coaching endeavors for illustrious clientele like Amazon and Hugo Boss, elucidating the leadership horizon. His creative finesse also finds an outlet in screenplay writing, under the aegis of The Rêve Agency. His multifaceted expertise positions Rajeev as a coveted speaker, igniting insights on leadership, technology, and beyond.

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$15,000+ (In-Person)
$6,000+ (Virtual)
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