Raj Raghavan

Director & Country HR Leader - Amazon India

Raj Raghavan joined Amazon in early 2011 as their Country HR Leader for India and currently leads the function for their India Businesses, Global Technology and Business Operations Centers across the country. In this role he is responsible for providing functional leadership to hire, keep and grow Amazon India talent.

Prior to joining Amazon, Raj was Head of Human Resources for GE's India Technology Centers and based at John F. Welch Technology Centre, Bangalore. He joined GE in 1999 at GE Capital International Services (now Genpact) and held various senior HR leadership positions supporting several businesses of the company. Starting his HR career in 1987, Raj has led HR function across industries and geographies. He currently serves on the Advisory Boards of Forum for Women in Leadership (WILL Forum) and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) India.

Raj earned his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from University of Madras, and PG in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from Madras School of Social Work. He lives in Bangalore with his wife Priya and son Hridhey.

Raj can be contacted at raghavan@amazon.com