New CEO appointed to accelerate growth of the leading virtual bookstore platform in Higher Education
Today, we announced Raj Kaji as the new Chief Executive Officer. Following the successful rapid growth seen under the departing John Squires, Raj will continue the trajectory of Akademos and support student success by accelerating the expansion of our virtual bookstore platform in colleges and universities across the nation.
“It is clear that Akademos has built a high quality team with a strong customer service orientation and I am committed to building upon this strong foundation to positively impact academic success and further lower costs for students,” said Raj.
Mr. Kaji’s professional track record spans over 15 years in various executive management positions in higher education. Among his prior roles, Kaji served as a Vice President at Walden University where he was responsible for approximately 6,000 students and 225 employees. He was also a strategy and finance professional for Laureate Education working in Europe and the United States. He currently serves on the board of directors or advisory boards of several education and edtech related companies. Mr. Kaji earned his BS from New York University and MBA from Harvard Business School.