Raj Khera serves as EVP and Chief Marketing Officer where he helps to create more value for customers through thought leadership, education and product enhancements.
Raj is a past CEO and Co-founder of two multimillion-dollar SaaS businesses, GovCon and MailerMailer. Both businesses were acquired by public companies in 1999 and 2017, respectively. He is a proven leader in growing B2B SaaS companies using scalable demand generation strategies, SEO (search engine optimization), content marketing, and channel partnerships. Raj is also is the author of the #1 marketing bestseller, The IT Marketing Crash Course.
Raj earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, where he also serves on the board. He worked as electronics engineer for the U.S. government before starting his entrepreneurial career. Raj was appointed by former Maryland Governor O’Malley to the Maryland Economic Development Commission where he served from 2011-2014.
He is passionate about supporting higher education, he volunteers his time at the University of Maryland and local secondary schools to help students learn about entrepreneurship. An avid musician, Raj was the drummer (and occasional guitarist) for a DC-based Bollywood band. He gave up his drumsticks to be a soccer coach and personal chauffeur for his kids while building his companies.