Matthew Bischoff shared this recommendation for Rajiv on Apr 10, 2016 via LinkedIn:
Rajiv is an incredible leader of technical organizations. His ability at The Times to zoom in and solve small problems one on one with a single engineer without losing focus of the entire team’s goals was unparalleled and the teams he helped build have remained strong long after he stepped away. I can count on one hand the number of people I’d want running my engineering organization and Rajiv is definitely among them.
As Senior iOS Software Engineer at The New York Times, Matthew reported to Rajiv. Matthew subsequently became Product Manager and iOS Engineering Manager at Tumblr before becoming Partner at Lickability, a boutique mobile mobile product development firm.
Leon Shklar shared this recommendation for Rajiv on Apr 10, 2016 via LinkedIn:
Rajiv played an important role in transforming the technology organization at The New York Times, He succeeded in attracting new talent and made a major contribution to creating a balance between product, editorial, and technology organizations. Rajiv promoted transparency, never set hidden agendas, and was a recognized “force for good” in the organization.
As Vice President of Technology for Ecommerce, Digital Subscriptions, and Marketing at The New York Times, Leon reported to Rajiv.
Robert Larson shared this recommendation for Rajiv on Apr 9, 2016 via LinkedIn:
I had the pleasure of working with Rajiv at The New York Times for many years and think very highly of him and the work he did there. Under Rajiv’s leadership and with the team he built there, NYT became a far more innovative company. It also became a more attractive place for engineers to work. Rajiv focused as much on improving the culture of the team as on the technologies they were developing. Recruitment and the quality of the new hires increased. On a personal level, I valued the advice and counsel Rajiv provided as a colleague.
As Vice President, Search Products at The New York Times, Robert worked with Rajiv.
Congratulatory letter from Tony Ridder, Chairman & CEO, Knight Ridder
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