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Raj Kumar
President & Editor-in-Chief Devex

Mr. Raj Kumar is the founding President & Editor-in-Chief of Devex, a media platform for the global development community and a social enterprise dedicated to ensuring global development efforts do more good for more people. Devex was born in 2000 when Mr. Kumar was a graduate student at the Harvard Kennedy School. Today, there are 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, Mr. Kumar 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, 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. Mr. Kumarj 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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