Kal Raman

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"Kal is the CEO of GlobalScholar.com. Prior to joining GlobalScholar.com, he was the SVP of WW hardlines at amazon.com since Aug 2004. At amazon.com, Kal was in charge of the world wide hardlines business and also in charge of retail technology and online marketing for the entire company. Kal held variety of jobs at drugstore.com from 1998-2004. He was the CEO of drugstore.com from 2001-04 and also served as COO and CIO. While Kal was the CEO of drugstore.com, the revenues grew 70% to $246 M and the company achieved EBITDA profitability for the first time in Q4, 2003. As one of the early members of the senior management team at drugstore.com, Kal was involved in building the team/company from scratch and was involved in various rounds of fund raising including taking the company public in 1999 (NASDAQ:DSCM).

"Prior to drugstore.com, Kal has served as the CIO of NationsRent and Senior Director of technology at Blockbuster and as Director of Technology at Wal-Mart. " [1]

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  1. Directors, Global Scholar, accessed December 13, 2010.