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Raghu Rao

Raghu Rao

Head of Legal

Raghu Rao, serving as Blockchains’ Head of Legal, handles the legal complexities of the business, ensuring compliance with legal standards while aligning with business objectives. His approach is centered around practicality and understanding the unique needs of the tech industry.

Raghu has been practicing law since 2010, with a career distinguished by his experience in M&A tax law, legal consulting, IPO readiness, and deal work. A defining moment was his tenure as a founding member of the legal team at Zoom, where he wore many hats and contributed to a wide array of legal, operational, and business transformations.  Before his current role, Raghu also ventured into entrepreneurship by starting his own legal consulting practice, GoatLaw. This venture underscored his deep understanding of the legal landscape and his ability to provide tailored legal solutions to startups.

He and his wife, along with their two boys, relish their beachside brunches, a cherished family ritual. He is also an avid and competitive tennis player and poker enthusiast.