Mr. Rahul Roy is chief technology officer of ARC Document Solutions, a Silicon Valley based Cloud SaaS Company focused on the AEC Industry. He grew up in the city of Kanpur, State of Uttar Pradesh (U.P.), India and attended IIT where he studied Cobol, Pascal and Basic in computer science and Accounting from Christ Church College. Rahul followed his brothers to Silicon Valley, where he got his start in solving difficult problems with accounting programs on new computers. After becoming an independent computer consultant, he made his first fortune by creating a computer program that improved efficiency at printing companies. Several more successes followed during his first decade in Silicon Valley. Mr. Roy is a vocal proponent of political involvement and local charity in the adopted country, America, of the many successful first-generation Indian entrepreneurs. He coordinates political fund raisers, mentors young immigrants, and funds educational charities for disadvantaged youth. Apart from being an exceptionally successful entrepreneur Mr. Roy is deeply and heavily involved in social, charity and philanthropic works (especially helping underprivileged school children). The philanthropic work is carried out mostly through his personal connections. He is a patron of art, culture and has invested heavily in the resurrection of cultural heritages. Mr. Roy has been a frequent speaker on various topics ranging from technology, innovation to motivating groups of young entrepreneurs. He has also been involved in social award functions, socio-economic committees, international research groups and political diaspora.
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