Founder, Mehta Family Foundation
Houston, TX

Rahul Mehta founded the Mehta Family Foundation to advance initiatives in education and healthcare. Some of the foundation’s projects include the Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta School of Biosciences at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras to promote biosciences, the Mehta Family Center for Engineering in Medicine at IIT Kanpur for research at the intersection of engineering and medicine, and the Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at IIT Guwahati to apply AI to solve societal problems.  In addition, the foundation has supported the Mehta Family Engineering Research Center and the Mehta Family Community Pavilion, both at the University of Houston.

Prior to creating the foundation, Rahul built four successful startups without external funding.  They were subsequently acquired by Platinum Technology, HP, Veritas, and Brocade.

Rahul has served on the board of several local nonprofit organizations, including DePelchin Children’s Center, Ronald McDonald House, Bo’s Place, Krist Samaritan Center, ALF, and Methodist Hospital West in Houston, Texas.