Raj Parekh

Young Alumni Council MemberRaj Parekh

Business Technology Analyst, Deloitte Consulting 


UC Irvine – 2019, B.A., physical sciences, mathematics

UC Irvine – 2019, B.A., information & computer sciences, data science

UC Irvine – 2019, B.A., social sciences, quantitative economics


Originally from Mumbai, India, Raj graduated from UC Irvine in 2019 with majors in Quantitative Economics, Data Science and Mathematics. He was the founder of the UC Irvine branch of 180 Degrees Consulting and led a team of UCI students for over 2 years to help several nonprofits in the Orange County area with pro-bono strategic and operational planning. He was also involved with several other organizations on-campus and pursued research under Dr. Harding on poverty prediction models for third-world countries.

He will start working as a Business Technology Analyst at Deloitte Consulting in New York, NY from September where he will focus on supporting multinational organizations with the implementation of management and technology solutions.

Outside of work, Raj is an avid reader and likes to get involved in a variety of activities to push himself out of his comfort zone. He plays the piano, is trained in Bollywood dancing and has also been a child actor for a Bollywood movie, TV show and multiple advertisements. Lastly, in his free time, Raj loves to mentor and support high school students in India and encourage them to pursue an education abroad (particularly at UC Irvine!).