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Raj De Datta

Raj De Datta

CEO and Co-Founder at Bloomreach

Raj De Datta is Co-Founder and CEO of Bloomreach, a leading software platform for digital commerce experiences that powers brands representing 25% of retail eCommerce in the US and the UK. Raj is a multiple-time entrepreneur. Before launching Bloomreach, he was entrepreneur-in-residence at Mohr-Davidow Ventures, served as Cisco’s director of product marketing and was on the founding team of telecom company FirstMark Communications. Raj also worked in technology investment banking at Lazard Freres. Raj serves on the Council for Player Development for the US Tennis Association, as a Founder Partner at seed-stage venture capital firm Founder Collective and an individual investor in over 20 start-ups. Raj is the author of the upcoming book from Columbia University Press, “The Digital Seeker” which is a guide for digital teams to build winning experiences. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering with a certificate in Public Policy and International affairs from Princeton University and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School. 

Latest posts from Raj De Datta

Inspiration

Introducing ‘The Digital Seeker’: A Guide for Winning Digital Experiences

Bloomreach CEO and co-founder pens The Digital Seeker -- a how-to guide for building magical digital experiences. Learn more about the seeker-centric mentality.

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Inside Bloomreach

Bloomreach Announces $150m Investment and the Acquisition of Leading CDP and Marketing Automation Provider Exponea

Bloomreach announces an investment of $150 million (USD) by Sixth Street Growth and signs a definitive agreement to acquire best-in-class CDP and marketing automation provider Exponea in a move that will transform the commerce landscape. CEO and Co-Founder Raj De Datta shares his vision for the company and why he’s excited about the future. 

Raj De Datta · 4 Minutes
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Inside Bloomreach

Retail in 2021: Raj K. De Datta’s Predictions for the Commerce Industry in the next 12 Months

As we look ahead to 2021, Bloomreach CEO and Co-founder Raj K. De Datta shares his predictions about the retail industry in the next 12 months. 

Raj De Datta · 5 Minutes
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Perspectives

Brace Yourself For The Happiness Boom

Hang on, humanity. When this crisis has passed (and it will pass), we will be set up for two terrific booms: one in our economy and the other in our happiness.

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Perspectives

Google’s Efforts to Democratize Online Shopping is Great News for Consumers, Brands and Retailers

For smart brands and retailers that react quickly and decisively, these shopping changes on Google can have a tremendous positive impact on their business. 

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Perspectives

Digital Can Be The Great Equalizer

If the pandemic has taught us one thing – it is that another great systemic solution is on the way. It is not a substitute for reform in public policy, but it can be a great accelerator. Digital can be the great equalizer.

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Perspectives

The Search for a Truly Connected Consumer Experience Begins with Search

Learn how ‘headless architectures’ are helping brands and merchandisers successfully get – and stay – in their customers’ heads.

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Perspectives

Adobe Bought Magento. Now What?

Learn why the future of Digital Businesses is not a monolithic suite, but interoperable platforms that let you build your business the way you want - quickly.

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Perspectives

Stop Pretending Data Is Free

Find out how to respect the two-way street of data exchange to earn your customers' trust and improve their experience.

Raj De Datta
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