Raj G. Asava is the Chief Executive Officer of Asava Consulting, Inc., a management consulting firm focused on creating value, delivering results and enabling growth for its stakeholders. As a thought leader and strategy practitioner, Raj guides clients in the public and private sectors in the development and operationalization of their organization’s strategy.
Born and raised in India with over 35 years of work experience in the United States, Raj was the Chief Strategy Officer at Perot Systems. He has worked for leading organizations such as Dell, Satyam Computers, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Electronic Data Systems, General Motors, Chrysler, Computer Task Group, and held the position of President at two start-up organizations.
An alumnus of Central Michigan University, Raj holds management program certificates from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and the Harvard Business School Publishing/Universitas 21 Global, a Singapore-based Online Graduate School.
Raj is a Distinguished Fellow at the UT Dallas-Naveen Jindal School of Management.
He is passionate about giving back to the community, and currently channels his time and resources in a focused manner through the following associations/organizations:
•Co-founder — Indo-American Council for North Texas Food Bank (NTFB)
•Board Member — Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce (GDAACC); Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County (CACCC)
•Advisory Board Member — ITServe Alliance Association; AAPI-TIPS Chapter
•Member of SMU’s Cox Associate Board — a 35 year old prestigious elite board composed of “C” level individuals designed to assist graduate students
•Member of University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Mentor Board; Chief Mentor of UTD Consulting Club
•Founding Board Member of Pratham Austin