Founder & CEO / Newput Inc / USA
Raj Lalwani is an entrepreneur and product manager at heart. His interests include social and mobile, e-commerce, marketplaces, and on-demand services. Raj has an MS CS from IIT, Delhi (Gold Medal) and Penn State, and a certificate in databases from Stanford University.
Most recently, he launched Bitcovery, an app for social discovery of apps, games, and music, at TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield. His previous startup, Social Calendar, was a Facebook app with 16 million users. At its peak, Social Calendar was ranked #19 among all Facebook apps. Social Calendar was acquired by Walmart to become part of @WalmartLabs in March 2012.
He is an author of three patents and a book. Raj is a movie buff – a big fan of both Hollywood and Bollywood movies.