There are many different types of leaders. While most good leaders are intelligent, tough, determined, and visionary, great leaders like Rajiv are also self-aware, self-regulated, motivating, empathetic, and socially skilled.
During one of the toughest IT transitions I’ve seen both technically and politically, it was these qualities that provided the foundation and confidence in his team to accomplish what seemed at the moment as an impossible project.
I would not hesitate jumping into any complex and challenging initiative knowing that Rajiv is providing the steady hand and guidance the team.
As Program Director at Savvis working with Conde Nast, Omar Rios worked with Rajiv.