Dhiraj Kumar

Dhiraj Kumar

Dhiraj Kumar is a CMO, Board Advisor, and former executive at PayPal and Facebook.

A senior marketing executive, board advisor and digital expert, Dhiraj built a track record in scaling multi-billion dollar businesses and building best-in-class go-to-market functions at high-growth companies such as PayPal and Facebook.

With multi-disciplinary expertise in organizational and P&L management, customer marketing, e-commerce and technology, Dhiraj has driven transformative change in rapidly evolving digital enterprises. He is known for creating a team culture that is centered around the customer, values excellence, fosters diversity of ideas and thrives on a test and learn approach.

At PayPal, he helped re-ignite growth and supported the establishment of the online payments system as a leading brand in North America. Previously, at Facebook he led efforts to establish it as a leading advertising and marketing performance platform in the Americas. Earlier in his career, he held several engineering positions before serving as a senior executive in the advertising research and measurement unit at Nielsen Holdings Plc.
Currently he works with founders, investors and growth companies in shaping go-to-market strategies, advising on technology investments and helping build scalable organizations.

He loves history and is a strong believer in its power to educate and inform. In his spare time, he mentors emerging marketing talent and works with educational institutions on technology applications in improving learning.

He holds a Master in Business Administration with honors from Columbia University, a Masters in Electrical Engineering with honors from University of Minnesota and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology.

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