Rahul Raina is an Applied Computer Scientist responsible for leading Advanced Analytics & AI technology solution initiatives for mainstream accounts under the Specialist Team Unit for Central Canada region at Microsoft. In addition, he advises on Microsoft Canada’s Apps and Infrastructure initiatives closely tied to AI and Blockchain. Previously, Rahul worked at firms such as Bank of America, Bell Canada, Deloitte, and EY. In his last role, Rahul led innovative Blockchain, Big Data, and AI initiatives on Azure as a Sr. Consultant at EY in USA and Canada. Prior to EY, he served as an R&D Advisor at Rubix by Deloitte before it split and spun-off into Nuco which is now on the board of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance. Rahul holds MSc and BSc in Computer Science from the University of Oxford, and the University of Toronto, respectively. He also holds MBA from York University.
In his spare time, Rahul serves on the advisory board of ColliderX which is a non-profit focused on driving Blockchain and AI research in Canada.