Cutting across a variety of industries and the public sector, with a significant technology pedigree, CNBC's Technology Executive Council offers perspective on the most pressing issues facing the industry. This is the list of the founding members of the Technology Executive Council.  For a full list of current TEC members, please visit www.cnbccouncils.com/tec.
Technology Executive Council Founding Members

Rajat Taneja, Visa

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Rajat Taneja, Ppresident of Technology Visa.

Rajat Taneja is president of technology for Visa, responsible for the company's technology innovation and investment strategy, product engineering, global IT and operations infrastructure. He joined Visa in November 2013. Prior to joining Visa, Mr. Taneja was executive vice president and chief technology officer of Electronic Arts Inc., from October 2011 until November 2013, responsible for platform engineering, data center operations and IT supporting the company's global customer base.

From 1996 until 2011, he worked at Microsoft Corporation, including most recently as the corporate vice president, commerce division, in 2011 and the general manager and corporate vice president, online services division, from 2007 to 2011. Mr. Taneja served on the board of directors of Ellie Mae from June 2015 until April 2019. Mr. Taneja holds a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University and an MBA from Washington State University.