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Mr. Rajiv Samant

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President and Chief Executive Off...

Lester, Inc.
19 Business Park Drive
Branford, Connecticut 06405
United States

Company Description: Founded in New Haven, Connecticut in 1981, Lester, Inc. began as a small teleservices company primarily offering telephone subscription renewal and fund-raising...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • Master of Science , Computer Science
    University of Wisconsin Madison
  • undergraduate degree
    Indian Institute of Technology
  • Masters of Business Administration
    M.I.T. Sloan School of Management
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Lester Inc is led by Rajiv ...
www.lesterinc.com, 18 Nov 2013 [cached]
Lester Inc is led by Rajiv Samant & Nikhil Kothari and a team experienced professionals.
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Rajiv has been active in the IT industry since 1982 and worked in senior management roles in companies such as Intel, McKinsey, IBM (General Manager of AIX Divison), and Disney (Senior Vice President). He is a graduate of Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Yahoo - Rajiv Samant Joins Register.com as Chief Operating Officer
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Rajiv Samant Joins Register.com as Chief Operating Officer
Accomplished Executive Brings Substantial Expertise in Technology , Business Operations and Strategy.
NEW YORK-- ( BUSINESS WIRE ) --June 28 , 2001-- Register.com , Inc. ( NASDAQ : RCOM - news ) , a leading provider of global domain registration and Internet services , today added to its management strength with the appointment of Rajiv Samant to Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Samant will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company and for implementation of operational strategies to grow Register.com's businesses globally.He will report directly to Register.com President and Chief Executive Officer Richard D. Forman.
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Bringing Rajiv on board will allow me to focus externally on various business partnerships and strategy.''.
Mr. Samant is a seasoned executive with significant experience in running technology based businesses and has established a strong track record for successfully launching products across diverse markets.Most recently , he served as Executive Vice President and General Manager for Walt Disney Internet Group's portal Go.com.At Go.com , Mr. Samant orchestrated the re-launch of the entertainment portal as well as the diversification of the company's revenue stream and the reduction of its cost structure through business model changes and consolidation.
Previously , Mr. Samant was at IBM , in a number of senior executive positions , including General Manager of IBM's Unix Operating System brand.There he formulated and launched IBM's Unix operating system strategy , built partnerships with leading OEMs , such as Compaq , Intel and Hitachi , and launched worldwide Unix operating system release to exploit e-business applications.In a prior role , as the Vice President of Independent Software Vendor and OEM programs for IBM's Server Group , Mr. Samant helped revamp IBM's ISV portfolio for the Unix , AS/400 , and the NT server products.
From 1990-1996 , Mr. Samant worked for McKinsey & Company , where he led the firm's electronics practice development in Europe as well as its early efforts on the Internet.Prior to that , Mr. Samant served as a Product Development Manager in the High Performance Computer Systems Division at the Intel Corporation.
Mr. Samant holds a Masters of Business Administration from the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management , in addition to a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin Madison.He received his undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay , India.
About Register.com
Register.com , Inc. ( http : //www.register.com/ ) provides domain name registration and other Internet services for individuals and businesses that wish to have a unique address and a branded identity on the Internet.The first registrar to compete in the domain registration market after its deregulation in 1999 , Register.com has processed over 3.5 million registrations across over 250 top-level domains.
Through the company's Global Partner Network , Register.com also provides telcos , ISPs and other online businesses and communities with the ability to offer , brand and manage their own unique version of the Register.com domain registration and Web site creation services.
Rajiv Samant is ...
www.silicon-india.com, 3 July 2001 [cached]
Rajiv Samant is Register.com's new COO.
siliconindia News Bureau
Tuesday , July 03 , 2001
NEW YORK : Register.com , Inc. ( NASDAQ : RCOM ) , a domain registration and Internet services provider appointed Rajiv Samant as its COO.
Samant will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company and for implementation of operational strategies to grow Register.com's businesses globally.He will report directly to Register.com president and CEO Richard D. Forman.
``Rajiv is an effective business manager and strategist who also possesses a deep understanding of Internet technology infrastructure , '' said Forman adding , ``As the applications and uses for domain names expand in the future , we will benefit from having such an experienced player as a part of the Register.com team.Bringing Rajiv on board will allow me to focus externally on various business partnerships and strategy.''.
Samant most recently served as executive vice president and general manager for Walt Disney Internet group's portal Go.com where orchestrated the re-launch of the entertainment portal.
Previously , Samant was at IBM , in several positions , including general manager of IBM's Unix Operating System brand.There he formulated and launched IBM's Unix operating system strategy , built partnerships with OEMs such as Compaq , Intel and Hitachi , and launched worldwide Unix operating system release.
From 1990-1996 , Mr. Samant worked for McKinsey & Co. , where he led the firm's electronics practice development in Europe as well as its early efforts on the Internet.Samant holds an MBA from the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management , in addition to an MS in computer science from the University of Wisconsin Madison.He received his undergraduate degree from the IIT , Bombay.
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www.sec.gov, 4 April 2003
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The following table provides certain summary information concerning the compensation earned for each of the last three years by REGISTER COM INC’s Chief Executive Officer and each of the four other most highly compensated executive officers of REGISTER COM INC who were serving as executive officers as of December 31, 2002.  In addition, Mr. Samant is also included in the table because he would have been among the four most highly compensated executive officers of REGISTER COM INC on the last day of the 2002 fiscal year had he remained an executive officer of REGISTER COM INC until the end of the year.  The listed individuals are hereinafter referred to as the “Named Executive Officers.”
 
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SUMMARY COMPENSATION TABLE
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Samant started with us in June 2001 and his employment was terminated on October 29, 2002.  His rate of annual salary in 2001 was $250,000.  Mr. Samant received two restricted stock awards under our 2000 Plan, both at a purchase price of $0.0001 per share (par value).The first was for 15,420 shares of our Common Stock on June 28, 2001, at which date the closing price per share was $12.97, and the second was for 34,247 shares on May 2, 2002, at which date the closing price per share as $8.76. 
At December 31, 2002, the aggregate market value of these shares was $69,390.
 
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connection with our termination of Mr. Samant’s employment, we forgave the loan of $102,236 made in
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Rajiv Samant
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On November 18, 2002, we entered into a Separation Agreement and General Release with Mr. Samant.  Pursuant to the terms of this agreement, REGISTER COM INC paid Mr. Samant $30,000 in severance and forgave in full the principal and interest, $102,236, due under the loan REGISTER COM INC granted him for the payment of withholding taxes in connection with the grant of restricted shares when he joined REGISTER COM INC.
 
Executive Change in Control Severance Program
 
Effective March 8, 2003, REGISTER COM INC adopted the Executive Change in Control Severance Program pursuant to which the executive officers, other than Messrs.
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This Separation Agreement and General Release ("Agreement") is made and entered into this 18th day of November, 2002, by and between Register.com, Inc. (hereinafter the "Company" or "Employer") and Rajiv Samant ("Employee") (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Parties"), and is made and entered into with reference to the following facts. RECITALS WHEREAS, Employee was hired by REGISTER COM INC on or about June 28, 2001, pursuant to a Letter Agreement of Employment (the "Employment Agreement"), as its Chief Operating Officer; and WHEREAS, REGISTER COM INC sold Employee 15,420 restricted shares of REGISTER COM INC's common stock pursuant to a Stock Issuance Agreement, dated June 28, 2001 (the "First Stock Grant"); and WHEREAS, REGISTER COM INC provided Employee with a loan in the amount of $97,463.32 pursuant to a Promissory Note, dated July 25, 2001 (the "Employee Loan"), of which $64,975.55 is outstanding; and WHEREAS, REGISTER COM INC provided Employee with a second grant of 34,247 shares of REGISTER COM INC's common stock pursuant to a Stock Issuance Agreement, dated August 13, 2002 (the "Second Stock Grant"); and WHEREAS, REGISTER COM INC has made stock option grants to Employee, a portion of which have vested (the "Options"); and
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RAJIV SAMANT
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/s/ Rajiv Samant
Radiant Logic, Inc.
www.radiantlogic.com, 10 April 2000 [cached]
"By offering Oracle technology and applications with AIX and Monterey/64, customers will have increased choice and flexibility to implement new e-business solutions quickly and easily," said Rajiv Samant, general manager, UNIX brand, IBM.
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