Rahul Srivastava

Rahul Srivastava is a seasoned international executive with extensive experience in global publishing with some of the largest global electronic publishing and print publishing companies such as Thomson Reuters (Senior Vice President and Head of Latin America for Thomson Financial; Vice President and General Manager, Business Information, Westlaw International and Content Licensing for Westlaw); Reed-Elsevier (Chairman and CEO, LexisNexis, India); and most recently Wiley (John Wiley & Sons) (President, Efficient Learning Systems, Inc.). Prior to his appointments at LexisNexis he was the CEO of the Decision Health Group of United Communications Group. Srivastava did his first entrepreneurial venture in the 90’s with LSW, Inc. and exited successfully with a sale. Srivastava was selected as one of four executives at TRW worldwide to be part of a CEO task team to restructure, create and implement the strategy for TRW’s commercial information businesses which resulted in the formation of the Information Systems Group at TRW. When he was selected for this role, he was serving as Head of Marketing for TRW’s Consumer Credit Data (now Experian) and Business Credit businesses responsible for all product development and promotion/marketing. An ex-Banker at what is now Key Corp., Srivastava was head of all Advanced Electronic Banking Systems, subsequently chief of staff for the Chief Economist responsible for all analytics related to Asset and Liability Management, followed by Trust/Private Banking.

Srivastava has also been an Advisor to AIG’s Private Equity Funds based in London, UK and has served on the Board of the Delaware Innovation Fund.

In addition to multi-national corporate experience, Srivastava is also a serial entrepreneur who has successfully exited three times after growing innovative growth companies by transforming their business models and successfully disrupting the traditional legacy models in publishing with enabling new technologies and presenting a forward-looking customer value proposition.

Srivastava has an M.Sc. in Physics (St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, India) and an M.S. in Computing and Information Sciences (Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio) and has attended Stanford Business School’s three-year Graduate School of Credit and Financial Management. Srivastava also has a B.Sc. (Honors) degree in Physics from St. Stephen’s College of Delhi University. Srivastava was a National Science Talent Scholar in India when he was studying physics during his baccalaureate and master’s degree programs.

Srivastava has served on several Boards of companies and has been the elected Chairman of the Information Industry Association and led a successful delegation of U.S. information companies to Japan in 1990. Srivastava’s most recent Board positions were with Efficient Learning Systems, Inc. and with Reed-Elsevier India Pvt. Ltd. Srivastava is a U.S. citizen.

An avid golfer, Srivastava is a traveler and reader and advises heads of non-profits and corporations on strategy and execution.