Prior to joining Google, Anandan held leadership roles in McKinsey & Company, Dell, and Microsoft. Besides, he was a member of the Indian Angel Network and in 2017 and was appointed as the IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India).

As a prolific angel investor, Anandan has invested in over 45 technology startups in India such as Instamojo, WebEngage, Travelkhana, Capillary Technologies, LLB among others.

In an official statement, Beaumont said “We are grateful to Rajan for his huge contribution to Google over the past eight years. His entrepreneurial zeal and leadership has helped grow the overall internet ecosystem in India and Southeast Asia, and we wish him all the best in his new adventures”.

Born in Srilanka, he is also the co-founder of Blue Ocean Ventures, the first seed fund in Sri Lanka and has made over 10 investments in the country.