Raina Kumra

Raina is a co-founder of Mavin, a mobile startup focused on affordable internet access. Gigato, Mavin's 1st product is India's first net neutral sponsored data platform and user engagement tool that benefits both end users and developers. 

She was recently featured on the cover of Fast Company for her professional adaptability & for spearheading innovation within large and small organizations. 

She is also the CEO of Juggernaut, an agency focused on digital, design & disruption through behavioral & brand strategy. Clients include: The Knight Foundation, The Walt Disney Company, & the Federal Government. 

She previously served as Co-Director of Innovation at the BBG, the world's largest international media organization. The new leadership team advanced the BBG’s mission to reach global audiences & protect journalists & brought in agile development, public-private partnerships & innovation under the Obama Administration.

Prior to that she was the Senior New Media Advisor in the State Department's Office of eDiplomacy. She also founded & advised several NGOs focused on international development. Previously, Raina led the conversion of Wieden+Kennedy New York to a full-service digital agency in her role as Director of Digital Strategies & spent a decade in digital advertising.

Raina has worked with The Knight Foundation, ONE.org Microsoft, Burberry, Nike, Nokia, Levi's, Unilever, Nestle, Avaya, IBM, Intel, Cantor Fitzgerald, Johnnie Walker, Match.com, ING Direct, ONE.org, Mentos, JWT, ABC Family, EA, ESPN, Brand Jordan, & several of the world's best brands.

She holds a B.S. in Film Production from Boston University, an M.A. in Interactive Telecommunications from NYU’s ITP program & an M.Des.S. in Design Studies for Digital Applications in Urban Planning and Architecture from Harvard University. Her work has been published in several journals and is part of the MoMA permanent collection.