Rajeev Motwani General Information
Mr. Rajeev Motwani serves as Angel Investor at Rajeev Motwani. He also served as an Advisor at Dot Edu Ventures. He was a Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, where he also served as the director of graduate studies. He had been at Stanford since 1988, after obtaining a PhD in Computer Science from Berkeley and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur in 1983. Motwani was well-known for his research in several areas of computer science, including databases and data mining, web search and information retrieval, robotics, computational drug design, and theoretical computer science. He had written two books used at universities all over the world -- Randomized Algorithms published by Cambridge University Press in 1995, and an undergraduate textbook published by Addison-Wesley in 2001. Many startups in the Silicon Valley are founded or staffed by people who were Motwani's students at Stanford. He was an avid angel and seed investor, advisor to several venture funds, a charter member of TIE (The IndUS Entrepreneurs), and on the board of BASES (Business Association of Stanford Engineering Students). He served as a board member or advisor to several companies, including: Agitar, Asempra, Centrata, Chutney, Coral8, Flarion, Flexlogics, Google, GreenBorder, Jumpstartup Ventures, Meru Networks, Mimosa, Neopath Networks, Revenue Science, Sinett, and Xambala.