Rahul D'Silva

Kings County, New York, US

Writer • Consultant • Advisor • Fulbright Fellow, Ireland • TCD + Swarthmore alum
Rahul's Skills
Business Development
Fundraising
Marketing
Product Management
Background

About Rahul

Born in New York, grew up in India and U.S., lived in France, England, Ireland and Japan.

What I WANT TO DO:
- Business development and partnerships at a startup, early stage firm, VC or incubator, working across BD, strategy, product and talent
- Advise/mentor entrepreneurs on product growth and talent, and college students on pitching/interviewing for jobs

What I've DONE:
- Partnered with top global tech brands and startups to find talent in Sales/BD, Marketing and management roles; based in Tokyo with a broad network in APAC.
- Marketing in NYC (content development and fundraising support for Sales team) at Two Sigma Investments, a $20+ billion quant investment firm founded by ex-Amazon & ex-D.E. Shaw alumni
- Fulbright Scholar to Ireland, studied poetry for a Master’s in Creative Writing at Trinity College Dublin

What I'm GOOD AT and LIKE TO DO:
- Business development and partnerships, finding talent, rapidly learning complex technical information and distilling into plain English, building and connecting networks, helping people develop, product strategy, reading, tennis, art/design and SET

Work Experience

Advisor

El Mundo Consulting

May 2015 - December 2016