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Rahul Merchant is the Senior Executive Vice President of Client Service and Technology for the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA).
Prior to joining DVC, Rahul was the former Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Operations Officer and Member of the Executive Committee at Fannie Mae, and Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer at Merrill Lynch. Rahul currently serves on the board of directors for Kyndryl (spin-off from IBM) Juniper Network (JNPR), Convergint Technologies, and Global Cloud Exchange. Rahul has also served on multiple public and private boards including FICO, Level 3, Sun Microsystems, Zipari, etc. Rahul has served as an advisor to several VC and PE firms. With his deep experiences and insights, Rahul will provide valuable contributions in the areas of investing, strategy, and scaling up of DVC’s portfolio companies.