President and Editor-in-Chief, Devex
Raj Kumar is the founding President & Editor-in-Chief of Devex, the media platform for the global development community. Devex was born in 2000 when Raj was a graduate student at the Harvard Kennedy School. Today, it is an independent news organization and social enterprise with over 100+ Devexers around the world serving a global audience of more than one million aid workers and development professionals.
Beginning as a kid in Kerala, India, Raj has witnessed firsthand determined and courageous development work in over 50 countries–it’s what drives the Devex mission to “Do Good. Do It Well.”
He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Save the Children Board of Trustees, a media leader and former humanitarian council chair for the World Economic Forum, and has interviewed on-camera and on-stage hundreds of global luminaries on the most important challenges of our time.
Raj is the author of the book “The Business of Changing the World,” a go-to primer on the ideas, people, and technology disrupting the aid industry.
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