Previously, he was the Vice President of Yahoo! Labs Bangalore, and the founding Director of the Bell Labs Research Center in Bangalore. Rajeev is active in the fields of databases, data mining, and networking, and has served on the program committees of several conferences in these areas. He currently serves on the editorial board of the CACM, and has been an Associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering in the past. He has published over 125 papers, and holds over 50 patents. Rajeev is an ACM Fellow and a Bell Labs Fellow. He received his B. Tech degree from IIT Bombay, and a PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas, Austin.