As Chief Product and Strategy Officer of Globalization Partners, Nat (Rajesh) Natarajan is focused driving the company’s product strategy and vision. He works in close collaboration with CEO, Bob Cahill to continue to build innovative world-class products that lead the industry.
Nat joined Globalization Partners in March 2022, bringing over 27 years of experience leading global technology and engineering organizations. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Product and Technology at RingCentral, where he led product strategy and a global team of over 3,500 people.
Prior to RingCentral, Nat led the global product and engineering organization at Ancestry as Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer, where he helped transform their product portfolio and business. He pioneered mobile-first experiences as Senior Vice President and Chief Product and Technology Officer at TurboTax, and Vice President of Platform Engineering and Operations at PayPal. He was also one of the early members on the team that founded Travelocity.com.
Nat has a Master of Science degree in industrial engineering from Clemson University and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University in India. He is currently a board member of Alliance Data Systems (ADS), TiE Silicon Valley.
Nat is married to Dr. Anu Balakrishnan who is a Chief Medical Officer at a nonprofit focused on Native Americans. He is the proud father of two boys and two dogs (Gigi and Astro). When he is not working, Nat enjoys golf, hiking, traveling and regularly practices yoga and meditation.