Rajiv is a 23 year Microsoft veteran, having joined as a Software Development Engineer and growing through the ranks. He has contributed to and shipped 25 products and has 8 patent awards to his name. After spending 11 years in Redmond, Rajiv relocated to India to set up the Microsoft Office engineering team in Hyderabad, which has grown to more than 450 people. Under his leadership, the India Office team has built the Kaizala app that is helping people run their businesses on chat using only their phone. He has a Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Texas, Austin and Bachelor’s in Computer Science.