Leadership

Anjana Rajan

Anjana Rajan is the Chief Technology Officer of Polaris, an NGO that uses data-driven strategies to disrupt and prevent human trafficking and modern slavery. She is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur whose expertise is applying technology to human rights and national security issues.

Anjana is the former CTO of Callisto, a nonprofit that builds cryptographically-advanced technology to combat sexual assault. Recently, Anjana was a Tech Policy Fellow at the Aspen Institute, where she created privacy-preserving methods to eradicate mass gun violence caused by white supremacist terrorists. Previously, she spent several years in London working at Palantir Technologies building big data platforms for international clients. 

Anjana was a Knight Scholar at Cornell University and received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Operations Research and Information Engineering. Anjana is also a former elite triathlete who raced for Team USA. 

Need help? Polaris operates the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline.