Bentley University, Conscious Capitalism Institute
Professor of Marketing at Bentley University and co-founder and Chairman of the Conscious Capitalism Institute
A founding member of the Conscious Capitalism movement, Raj has an MBA in Marketing from the Bajaj Institute of Management Studies in Bombay, and a Ph. D. in Marketing from Columbia University. His current research focuses on conscious capitalism, leadership and change management. In 2003, he was cited as one of "50 Leading Marketing Thinkers" and named to the "Guru Gallery" by the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Bentley University honored him with the Award for Excellence in Scholarship in 2007 and the Innovation in Teaching Award in 2008. He was named one of "Ten Outstanding Trailblazers of 2010" by Good Business International, and one of the "Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior" by Trust Across America for 2010 and 2011.
Raj has published seven books and over 100 academic articles. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, Financial Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and CNBC. His book The Rule of Three: How Competition Shapes Markets was a finalist for the 2004 Best Marketing Book Award from the American Marketing Association. His book Firms of Endearment: How World Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose was named one of the best business books of 2007 by Amazon.com. His forthcoming book Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business (with John P. Mackey) will be published by Harvard Business Review Press in 2012. Raj has consulted with and taught executive programs for numerous companies, including AT&T, Nokia, LG, DPDHL, POSCO, Siemens, Sprint, MCI, Volvo, IBM, Ernst & Young, Walmart, McDonalds and Southern California Edison. He is on the Board of Trustees of Conscious Capitalism Inc.