Global Impact: Engineering Positive Change

Rajesh Ananden, Strategic Partnerships an UNICEF Ventures, U.S. Fund for UNICEF

Two decades-old brands, UNICEF and Star Wars, and how they joined forces this year with some of the most creative people in the Silicon Valley to improve the lives of children.

Rajesh Ananden, Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships an UNICEF Ventures, U.S. Fund for UNICEF

For the past decade, Rajesh has worked in the social sector, most recently as SVP UNICEF Ventures at UNICEF USA, focused on scaling social innovations. Rajesh is the co-creator of Kid Power, the world’s first wearable-for-good, and co-founder of ULTRA Testing, a high quality software testing company employing individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Rajesh has a BSc and MEng in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT with concentrations in Artificial Intelligence, Systems Dynamics and Economics.

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