PHEAA Welcomes D. Raja to its Board of Directors
Harrisburg, PA (September 26, 2013)—PHEAA welcomed its newest Board member, D. Raja, to the PHEAA Board of Directors at today's Board meeting. Mr. Raja was appointed to the PHEAA Board of Directors by Governor Tom Corbett.
Raja is co-founder and chairman of Computer Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) which he established in 1993. CEI provides cutting edge IT solutions to over 60 percent of the Fortune 50 and other businesses throughout the United States. CEI is one of the few companies in the world to provide the benefit of Agile development methodologies, a high level of competence and resource depth in leading technologies such as Microsoft, NET, BizTalk, SharePoint, Java and Open Source.
"Higher education is vitally important for students to prepare themselves for their future careers," said Mr. Raja. "I look forward to working with my fellow board members to help ensure that a higher education is both affordable and accessible to all Pennsylvania students and families."
"We welcome Mr. Raja to the Board," said Representative William Adolph, PHEAA Board Chairman. "His business savvy and leadership skills will be of great benefit to our Board as we work to address the many issues facing the students, families and postsecondary schools of Pennsylvania."
Raja is past president of the Mt. Lebanon Commission, past president of TiE Pittsburgh's business mentoring roundtable, founding chair of the University of Pittsburgh Computer Science Industry Board, judge for Carnegie Science Awards for Entrepreneur categories and judge for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Raja also hosts the radio show "Your American Story" on Pittsburgh's 104.7FM.
He received his MS in computer science from the University of Pittsburgh and his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.
Raja and his family reside in Mt. Lebanon.