- Co-Founder & Chairman
Raj is an Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. His lifelong accomplishments are his wonderful family, and establishment of Covansys Inc. in 1985, which was listed on NASDAQ in 1997, the creation of the Vattikuti Foundation in 1997, Synova in 1998, and Altimetrik in 2013. Covansys was sold to Computer Sciences Corporation in July 2007 for $1.3 Billion with over 8,000 employees worldwide.
Raj received the Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to the information technology industry from Dykema Gossett in May 2001 followed by many awards for community participation and for advancement in industry including prestigious Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship, received in 2007.
Raj Vattikuti holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy, India and a Master of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering from Wayne State University. Raj also holds an honorary doctorate in business administration from Bryant College.