Rajiv Lulla serves our global high-tech clients and is passionate about artificial intelligence and cognitive computing, along with rise of Industry 4.0. He enjoys harnessing collision-course industry trends to help clients charter transformation programs, cross-pollinating innovation and talent pools across industry segments. A member of Caldwell’s global Technology Practice, Rajiv works with agile tech organizations, collaborating with Boards, CEOs, CTOs, and senior leaders.


Before joining Caldwell, Rajiv was at another premier search firm and led their Global Systems and Engineering practices. In his prior role Rajiv was Lead Account Partner at IBM’s Global Business Services, where he oversaw digital transformation, big-data analytics, and cognitive computing. Previously, he founded and led Sanskrt Ventures; was CEO of NDTV, India’s leading cable-news network; and was a Senior Vice President at the Nexstar Media Group. Rajiv began his career in digital media at ViacomCBS (now Paramount).


Rajiv has an MS from Stanford University, an MBA from Columbia Business School, and completed post-MBA studies at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He also has an MTech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi.