Prior to joining Workrise, Raj was previously CEO of KEY, an Austin-based startup delivering luxury hospitality services and local, curated experiences to travelers through its three-sided marketplace. KEY’s vendor management and booking platforms remove many of the operational inefficiencies and cost centers in the premium travel supply chain.

Prior to joining KEY, Raj spent four years holding various leadership roles within the Eats, Finance and Rides business units at Uber. Raj was most recently the GM of Enterprise Partnerships for Uber Eats. Prior to this role, Raj was the GM of Uber Eats Mid-Atlantic. In this role he held P&L responsibility for a large and profitable business unit covering DC, MD, VA, WV and NC. Raj was previously a leader in the company’s leasing and lending subsidiary, Xchange. Before that Raj was Uber's GM of North Carolina.

At uKnow.com, Raj was a key decision maker involved in corporate strategy, product marketing and roadmap, technology, business development and fundraising.

Raj was formerly the COO of Votenet Solutions. Under his guidance the number of clients utilizing the software grew from 2 to over 1600.

Prior to Votenet, Raj was the Co-founder and Director, Strategy and Operations of Riva Commerce, (renamed Conformia Software) a business intelligence software company that developed regulatory/compliance solutions. The company was venture backed by Sequoia Capital and Foundation Capital and acquired by Oracle.

Raj earned his MBA and MA in Government from Johns Hopkins University. He is also a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill where he attended on a Duke Power Scholarship." />
Prior to joining Workrise, Raj was previously CEO of KEY, an Austin-based startup delivering luxury hospitality services and local, curated experiences to travelers through its three-sided marketplace. KEY’s vendor management and booking platforms remove many of the operational inefficiencies and cost centers in the premium travel supply chain.

Prior to joining KEY, Raj spent four years holding various leadership roles within the Eats, Finance and Rides business units at Uber. Raj was most recently the GM of Enterprise Partnerships for Uber Eats. Prior to this role, Raj was the GM of Uber Eats Mid-Atlantic. In this role he held P&L responsibility for a large and profitable business unit covering DC, MD, VA, WV and NC. Raj was previously a leader in the company’s leasing and lending subsidiary, Xchange. Before that Raj was Uber's GM of North Carolina.

At uKnow.com, Raj was a key decision maker involved in corporate strategy, product marketing and roadmap, technology, business development and fundraising.

Raj was formerly the COO of Votenet Solutions. Under his guidance the number of clients utilizing the software grew from 2 to over 1600.

Prior to Votenet, Raj was the Co-founder and Director, Strategy and Operations of Riva Commerce, (renamed Conformia Software) a business intelligence software company that developed regulatory/compliance solutions. The company was venture backed by Sequoia Capital and Foundation Capital and acquired by Oracle.

Raj earned his MBA and MA in Government from Johns Hopkins University. He is also a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill where he attended on a Duke Power Scholarship." />

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Raj Naik

COO at Real (NASDAQ: REAX) | Ex-Uber, Ex-Workrise

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Raj Naik is a seasoned business executive with 20+ years of startup and general management experience leading high performing teams. Throughout his career he has successfully built and managed profitable, innovative and disruptive business units.

Raj is the COO of Real (NASDAQ: REAX), one of the fastest growing real estate technology companies in the world. Real offers an end-to-end platform that is revolutionizing the home buying process while making the agents that make it all happen more productive and successful.

Raj was previously Managing Director and member of the executive leadership team at Workrise, an Andreessen Horowitz-backed "unicorn" technology company. Workrise is building the world's largest skilled trades labor marketplace, connecting workers with high-paying opportunities and matching service providers and operators with the workforce that will get the job done.

Prior to joining Workrise, Raj was previously CEO of KEY, an Austin-based startup delivering luxury hospitality services and local, curated experiences to travelers through its three-sided marketplace. KEY’s vendor management and booking platforms remove many of the operational inefficiencies and cost centers in the premium travel supply chain.

Prior to joining KEY, Raj spent four years holding various leadership roles within the Eats, Finance and Rides business units at Uber. Raj was most recently the GM of Enterprise Partnerships for Uber Eats. Prior to this role, Raj was the GM of Uber Eats Mid-Atlantic. In this role he held P&L responsibility for a large and profitable business unit covering DC, MD, VA, WV and NC. Raj was previously a leader in the company’s leasing and lending subsidiary, Xchange. Before that Raj was Uber's GM of North Carolina.

At uKnow.com, Raj was a key decision maker involved in corporate strategy, product marketing and roadmap, technology, business development and fundraising.

Raj was formerly the COO of Votenet Solutions. Under his guidance the number of clients utilizing the software grew from 2 to over 1600.

Prior to Votenet, Raj was the Co-founder and Director, Strategy and Operations of Riva Commerce, (renamed Conformia Software) a business intelligence software company that developed regulatory/compliance solutions. The company was venture backed by Sequoia Capital and Foundation Capital and acquired by Oracle.

Raj earned his MBA and MA in Government from Johns Hopkins University. He is also a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill where he attended on a Duke Power Scholarship.


Experience:

  • Managing Director (Workrise)
  • CEO (KEY)
  • General Manager, Uber Eats Mid-Atlantic (Uber)
  • Venture Partner (NextGen Venture Partners)
  • General Manager, Uber Xchange Leasing South Region (Uber)
  • Chief Operating Officer (Real)

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