As the founder and the CEO of MAQ Software, Rajeev Agarwal focuses on adopting the latest software engineering techniques to utilize emerging technology platforms. Prior to founding MAQ Software in 2000, Rajeev worked at Microsoft Corporation, Redmond for nearly seven years in the Visual C++, Windows, and Exchange product management groups.
In 2013, Rajeev authored his first book, ”What I Did Not Learn At IIT: Transitioning from Campus to Workplace.” The book was aimed at helping new graduates in India transition to their first jobs. Reviews were positive. With over 25,000 printed copies in circulation worldwide, the book was recognized as a National Bestseller and reissued by Penguin Random House in August 2017.
Penguin Random House published Rajeev’s second book ”What I Did Not Learn in B School: Insights for New Managers” in 2017. Outlook Money wrote, “This book has all the necessary ingredients for a good read for those aspiring for an MBA.”
Rajeev’s article “Why Do Some Companies Grow Consistently, While Others Struggle” was published in the December 2017 issue of Entrepreneur magazine. He has been featured on the front page of The Seattle Times and has been quoted in pieces by Inc., Entrepreneur, Puget Sound Business Journal, Businessworld, and BBC News.