Rajan Anandan is responsible for scaling Sequoia Capital’s flagship Surge program, focused on early stage startups in India and Southeast Asia. Before joining Sequoia in 2019, Anandan served as the head of Google India and Southeast Asia for eight years. During that time, he built a multibillion-dollar business, playing a pivotal role in expanding the internet ecosystem and increasing consumer adoption of Google’s products in the region. He is a prolific angel investor and has backed over 80 startups so far. Anandan has also led Microsoft and Dell in India and was earlier a partner at McKinsey & Company in Chicago.