Executive Board

As a board, we work cohesively to ensure that our programs, mission, and goals meet and surpass the expectations CVP members and our partners have. Every semester in the spring, we recruit for new members to join our ever-growing team, so check out our Facebook page for updates!

To contact us, please email cvpboard@columbia.edu.


  Rajiv Ram (Co-President)   Rajiv is a Junior in Columbia College majoring in economics and concentrating in mathematics. This past summer, he interned at TZP Group, where he helped conduct due diligence on new investment opportunities. Rajiv enjoys staying active and listening to jazz in his free time. He is an avid traveler and has been to 5 continents.

Rajiv Ram (Co-President)

Rajiv is a Junior in Columbia College majoring in economics and concentrating in mathematics. This past summer, he interned at TZP Group, where he helped conduct due diligence on new investment opportunities. Rajiv enjoys staying active and listening to jazz in his free time. He is an avid traveler and has been to 5 continents.

  Neil Agarwal (Co-President)   Neil is a Junior in Columbia College studying financial economics and statistics. This past summer, Neil worked as an investment analyst at Plug and Play Tech Center, where he led due diligence and deal processes on a variety of startups.

Neil Agarwal (Co-President)

Neil is a Junior in Columbia College studying financial economics and statistics. This past summer, Neil worked as an investment analyst at Plug and Play Tech Center, where he led due diligence and deal processes on a variety of startups.

  Francesco Grechi (VP Partnerships)   Francesco is a Junior in Columbia College studying math and computer science. This past summer he interned at Salesforce, where he currently works part-time during the semester. On campus, he is a member of the triathlon club.

Francesco Grechi (VP Partnerships)

Francesco is a Junior in Columbia College studying math and computer science. This past summer he interned at Salesforce, where he currently works part-time during the semester. On campus, he is a member of the triathlon club.

  Vera Wang (VP Communications)   Vera is interested in the intersection of finance and entrepreneurship. She worked in San Francisco during her freshman summer at Intuit’s Quicken in strategy. After witnessing the innovation surrounding a tech-based environment, she’s excited to bring her ideas back to campus and other student groups, like Columbia Economics Society, 116th and Partners, and Alpha Kappa Psi. She loves to paint, draw, and grab brunch.

Vera Wang (VP Communications)

Vera is interested in the intersection of finance and entrepreneurship. She worked in San Francisco during her freshman summer at Intuit’s Quicken in strategy. After witnessing the innovation surrounding a tech-based environment, she’s excited to bring her ideas back to campus and other student groups, like Columbia Economics Society, 116th and Partners, and Alpha Kappa Psi. She loves to paint, draw, and grab brunch.

  Aurnov Chattopadhyay (VP Education)   Aurnov is a Sophomore at Columbia Engineering studying Computer Science and Economics. This past summer, he worked at education startup Endeavor.me on digital product management. In his free time, Aurnov enjoys teaching underserved students and singing.

Aurnov Chattopadhyay (VP Education)

Aurnov is a Sophomore at Columbia Engineering studying Computer Science and Economics. This past summer, he worked at education startup Endeavor.me on digital product management. In his free time, Aurnov enjoys teaching underserved students and singing.

  Gabriela Muñoz (VP Events)   Gabriela is a Junior in Columbia College studying computer science. This summer, she worked at Facebook on the Global Marketing Solutions team. She serves as an executive board member of Columbia Nourish and is also a former Girls Who Invest scholar. In her free time, she enjoys running and wakeboarding.

Gabriela Muñoz (VP Events)

Gabriela is a Junior in Columbia College studying computer science. This summer, she worked at Facebook on the Global Marketing Solutions team. She serves as an executive board member of Columbia Nourish and is also a former Girls Who Invest scholar. In her free time, she enjoys running and wakeboarding.

  Cesar Herrera Ruiz (VP Recruitment)   Cesar is a Junior in Columbia College studying Applied Mathematics. His professional experience includes interning as a management assistant at an alternative investments conference and as an equity research analyst at Bloomberg.

Cesar Herrera Ruiz (VP Recruitment)

Cesar is a Junior in Columbia College studying Applied Mathematics. His professional experience includes interning as a management assistant at an alternative investments conference and as an equity research analyst at Bloomberg.

  Maria Kogan (Secretary)   Maria is a Sophomore in the School of Engineering and Applied Science studying applied physics and computer science. This past summer she interned at Clockwork, a financial technology firm with an emphasis on social impact. On campus, she is a member of the Columbia Cross Country and Track and Field Team.

Maria Kogan (Secretary)

Maria is a Sophomore in the School of Engineering and Applied Science studying applied physics and computer science. This past summer she interned at Clockwork, a financial technology firm with an emphasis on social impact. On campus, she is a member of the Columbia Cross Country and Track and Field Team.

  Shaan Fye (VP Events)   Shaan is a Junior in Columbia College studying computer science with a concentration in economics. He serves as an executive board member of Lion Fund LLC, a student-led hedge fund. He plays squash and golf in his free time and originally hails from Pittsburgh.

Shaan Fye (VP Events)

Shaan is a Junior in Columbia College studying computer science with a concentration in economics. He serves as an executive board member of Lion Fund LLC, a student-led hedge fund. He plays squash and golf in his free time and originally hails from Pittsburgh.