Deepraj has over 14 years of experience in management, operations and finance spanning four continents. He is former CFO at cloud communications platform Wavecell which he helped scale over several markets in Asia Pacific, leading the trade sale and exit of the company to NYSE listed 8×8 Inc in 2019. He is passionate about helping founder build and scale great businesses and he adds a unique value by coming from a prior startup success story himself.
Prior to joining Wavecell, he was an oil explorer with Schlumberger for several years based in Norway where he commercialized several new technologies for marine exploration. He also worked with a private equity firm looking for potential investments in the renewable energy and broadband sector within India. Deepraj is alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology and INSEAD Business School.