Mr Raj VattiKuti
Raj Vattikuti is an American-Indian entrepreneur, business executive and philanthropist. He has founded a string of successful enterprises including Altimetrik, Covansys, Synova, Vattikuti Ventures, Vattikuti Technologies, and Davinta Technologies. Raj Firmly believes that enterprises make a difference not only by leveraging or implementing emerging technologies, but also by attracting, evaluating, and transforming talent within their organisations leading to holistic development. Raj has been in the forefront to support some of the leading global players in healthcare, manufacturing, automotive, retail, travel hospitality, and financial services.
In 1997, Raj founded a non-profit corporation, along with his wife Padma—the Vattikuti Foundation. The Foundation serves communities in Michigan and India. In Michigan, the Foundation established the Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Health in Detroit and the Vattikuti Digital Breast Diagnostic Center at Beaumont Health in Royal Oak. In India, the Vattikuti Foundation focuses on developing the social and economic infrastructure to connect, coordinate and uplift people below the poverty line through the Poverty Alleviation Program. The Foundation also works with other causes around the globe. In April 2020, he donated $400,000 to facilitate – in partnership with the Henry Ford Health System and the City of Detroit – on-site COVID-19 testing for all residents of the city’s 126 nursing homes and senior assisted living facilities. Raj is a graduate of the College of Engineering, Guindy with a degree in electrical engineering.