Tech Deals Uber
Tech Deals Uber
Rahul Vijay is managing tech deals at Uber. He is a Board Advisor and Global Keynote Speaker. His team helps make outside technologies Uber's competitive advantage. He is heading global mobility, IoT, wireless, messaging, voice, network, telecom, data center, cloud, contact center & connectivity strategic sourcing, relationships and spend at the world's largest gig-economy company.
Rahul is a key partner to business development teams in managing partner-supplier ecosystems. He is a key partner to CFOs to successfully achieve the total cost of ownership reduction goals. He is also a key partner to CTOs for technology renting and buying strategies. Also a key partner to chief legal officers for risk reduction, compliance and contracting. He has expertise in strategy, business development, partnerships, sourcing, procurement, supply chain, logistics, contract law, technology, risk management, source to pay, cost structures and sales incentives.
Rahul is a seasoned deal-maker. He is well networked in the high-tech industry with a deep understanding of key players and emerging technologies and trends. He possesses a trusted network of global peers, mentees & mentors. He regularly partners with C suite, VPs, and Directors to solve tough problems, develop business cases, perform due diligence analyses and Buy vs. Rent vs. Build strategies. Rahul has led teams to effectively partner up with cross-functional teams to 'get things done quickly' in complex large organizations.
He is adept at internal selling and has built teams from scratch. He managed multiple complex global teams and initiatives by hiring the best talent, building strong working relationships with key internal and external partners, securing ‘a seat at the table’ with stakeholders, and acting as a trusted adviser. He is a former business development professional, management consultant, media professional, and engineer.