Washington: Indian American Medha Raj has been appointed digital chief of staff of 2020 Democratic presidential-hopeful Joe Biden.
“Excited to share that I’ve joined Joe Biden’s campaign as the Digital Chief of Staff. 130 days to the election and we’re not going to waste a minute,” Raj wrote on her LinkedIn profile.
Raj will work across all facets of the digital department to streamline and coordinate how to maximize the impact of its digital outputs. She comes from former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s campaign, India West reported.
Raj is based out of the Los Angeles area in Southern California. She worked for eight months on the Buttigieg campaign, from August 2019 to March 2020.
A graduate of Georgetown University and Stanford, Raj was a research assistant for Real Institute Elcano in Spain; a consultant at Deloitte; on the strategy team for Flippable.org; and the investment team at Higher Ground Labs.
In addition to Raj, Biden announced several new names for his almost entirely virtual campaign trail, IndiaWest news reported on Monday citing CNN as saying.
Biden formally secured the Democratic presidential nomination by winning the primaries on June 5, allowing him to contest against President Donald Trump in the November election.