Raj has over 15 years of operations, technology and management experience, including over 7 years of legal, regulatory compliance, risk management, and operations management experience in alternative investments. He was previously Senior Legal Counsel at PAAMCO, where he led investment structuring, counterparty negotiation, and manager onboarding for the firm's multi-billion dollar managed account platform. Prior to that he was an associate in Sidley Austin's Investment Funds practice group in Chicago, where he advised numerous investment managers on setting up new fund structures, onboarding counterparties, negotiating IMAs and side-letters, and regulatory requirements.
Raj earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a JD from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, and a BS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).
Previously: PAAMCO | Sidley Austin LLP | Groupon | Reyes Holdings
Carl is a roboticist, lawyer, and full-stack developer with over 15 years of software, hardware, robotics, autonomous vehicles, and machine learning development and technology management experience. As a technology and intellectual property lawyer previously based in Silicon Valley and Chicago, Carl also has many years of experience in structuring complex IP and corporate legal transactions for companies ranging from Silicon Valley startups to some of the world’s largest technology companies. He is also a registered patent attorney and has prosecuted patent applications in the software, electrical, and mechanical technology areas.
Carl earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a JD from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, an MS with a concentration in robotics from the University of Florida (Center for Intelligent Machines and Robotics), a software development certificate from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and a BS in electromechanical engineering from the Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Previously: Sidley Austin LLP | Neya Systems | Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP | QinetiQ North America