Raj Ratnakar

Raj Ratnakar

Former SVP, Chief Strategy Officer, DuPont Corporation; Former Corporate VP, Danaher

Raj Ratnakar has served on the Zapata AI board since February 2024. He is as an Advisor to New Mountain Capital, a leading Private Equity firm, regarding M&A investments into attractive growth markets and transformation of portfolio companies, since January 2024. Most recently, he served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of DuPont Corporation, a material science company, from May 2019 to September 2023. Prior to joining DuPont, Raj served as Chief Strategy Officer for Fortive, an industrial technology company and a publicly traded spin-off of Danaher, from 2015 to June 2019. His previous experience includes senior strategy roles at Danaher and TE Connectivity, and a consulting leadership role for McKinsey & Company. Raj spent the first 10 years of his career as an entrepreneur, building and growing software companies in the telecom and eCommerce markets. He holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland.