For nearly his entire life Raamel has been an avid believer in the power of technology and innovation to shape the world and transform lives. He’s worked at Microsoft for nearly 15 years where he’s responsible for philanthropic and community affairs investments for a region that comprises 17 states and six Microsoft districts offices.
Raamel works to develop public private partnerships, as well as, industry consortiums comprised of federal, state and local government entities, academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations. His team focuses on impacting digital transformation across multiple industry sectors, STEM education, workforce development, healthcare, entrepreneurship, and civic innovation.
Raamel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Tuskegee University and two MBAs from Georgetown University and ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. He also studied strategy and innovation at MIT and participated in public sector policy, strategy and negotiation courses offered by London School of Business and INSEAD.
He currently serves on the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Dallas, the Dallas Arboretum, Perot Museum, Avalon Carver, and start-ups throughout the U.S.