FORA.tv Speaker - Rahul Raj
Rahul Raj is a consummate social entrepreneur and business intrapreneur. At Walmart.com, Rahul leverages sustainability as a driver of the business. He has rigorously pursued opportunities to help consumers monetize old consumer electronics to unlock billions of dollars in value, while also diverting millions of pounds of e-waste from landfill.
Additionally, he has driven the refurbishing and reselling of products from Walmart’s returns stream, to help the enterprise capture additional market share while also extending the usable life of products. Rahul began his career at Procter & Gamble in brand management before joining Ferrero to re-launch Nutella and Tic Tac. He has employed his competency for turning around brands at in-sync, a division of Publicis, by successfully leading brand transformation projects for Gillette, Coca-Cola, Nestle, Havaianas, Juan Valdez, Frito Lay and Kraft. Throughout this career, Rahul has cultivated a passion for community service. As the founder of Meal Exchange, an organization that empowers students to address local hunger, he was identified by TIME Magazine as one of Canada's leading social entrepreneurs and having developed a revolutionary program.
12.05.12 | 00:26:06 min
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