Raina Kumra, founder of Juggernaut and Partner at The Fund LA teaches A product and data ethics course
Published course on technology ethics and unintended consequences.
Launched partnership with Getusppe.org and Supplies Save Lives to take our text donation hotline national.
Started Supplies Save Lives, a grassroots PPE Donation effort.
Joined The Fund LA as Managing Partner. Immediately invested in two women of color founded companies.
Became a Network Leader with Village Global.
Joined Omidyar Network as EIR to help build out their tech ethics portfolio and practice.
Became a certified yoga instructor.
Left job at Omidyar Network.
Joined The Ad Council Issue Advisory Board.
Became Director of Tech Ethics practice at Omidyar Network.
Shut down Mavin after a near acquisition from an awesome partner. Lots of lessons learned running a startup for 4 years that I could have never learned in school.
Became a mom to the best girl in the universe.
Joined Mavin, Inc. as the third co-founder alongside Shailesh Nalawadi and Alfian Tan. Helped make the internet more affordable in India while helping apps grow their audiences.
Became a mom to the very best boy in the universe.
Moved to Redwood City. Don't ask me why.
Married Jamie in Malibu in front of our friends and family!
Left Brooklyn and New York behind forever without really knowing it. Love you forever NYC!
My wonderful father passed away in a tragic incident. Grateful everyday for everything I learned from him as an entrepreneur and investor.
Sent my first tweet, which was a re-tweet from Jonah Peretti .
Jamie and I got engaged at the top of Arthur's Seat in Scotland on the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, just by chance.
Met my future husband in a bar in Dublin.
Started job at Broadcasting Board of Governors with Rob Bole as Co-directors of Innovation. Was put in place by Susan McCue, Alec Ross and Walter Isaacson. They were so smart to put us in together instead of solo. One of my favorite working partnerships ever.
Started Job at State Department, working on Digital Diplomacy under secretary Clinton. Loved the Obama administration days. Thanks to Katie Stanton for getting me in the door and to Richard Boly for adopting me to his office.
Founded Light Up Malawi- a solar job training initiative in Malawi. It was luckily acquired by BuildOn who took the curriculum to schools across Malawi when I had to leave it to take the job at the State Department.
Became Digital Creative Director at Wieden+Kennedy London working on a few Nokia launches.
Founded Juggernaut, originally called The Agency for Holistic Branding, a full service digital strategy production shop.
Graduated from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. My parents were a little proud.
Started as Director of Digital Strategy at Wieden+Kennedy New York.
Became visiting New Media professor at Hogeschool Van Amsterdam and thus began my yearly Spring relocation to the Jordaan and hanging with my wonderful dutch friends like Femke Dekker. Also I love being a visiting professor for the minor program I helped design!
Started taking half my course load at MIT Media Lab and learned all fabrication techniques and decided waterjet is my favorite.
Enrolled at Harvard University Graduate School of Design to be the digital person in the sea of architects and urban planners. Best academic year of my life studying under Rem Koolhaas and Paola Antonelli.
Became an interaction designer at R/GA.
Started working in Advertising first as a temp, and then as Senior Interactive Producer. Worked on the biggest consumer launch of all time AXE and Levi's and Johnny Walker. It was super fun days working under Matt Campbell and Cindy Gallop, and met my bestie Megha Desai there too.
Enrolled at New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program. Learned how to code and use sensors.
Graduated from NYU ITP in a post 9/11 economy.
Started job at Newsweek/ MSNBC.com as Interactive and Video Content Producer. And yes I worked post 9/11 on some of the hardest stories I have ever had to tell.
Interned at Paramount Pictures/ Viacom in London while studying abroad.
My first big city job! Communications Designer at L'Oreal and taking full advantage of the employee store.
Moved to Williamsburg and thus began many adventures in New York City.
Graduated from Boston University with a BA in Film and Television Production. Parents still want me to be a doctor.
Started job as Assistant Video Editor for Scientific American Frontiers hosted by Alan Alda.
Started film school at Boston University. My parents hoped I might still be pre-med.
Born in Orange County.