Rahul Roy is chief technology officer of American Reprographics Corporation (ARC) in Silicon Valley. He is also the chief executive officer of MirrorPlus Technologies, the software development arm of ARC.
He grew up in Bengal, India and attended IIT where he studied accounting and computer science. Rahul followed his brothers to Silicon Valley, where he got his start in solving difficult problems with accounting programs on new computers. After becoming an independent computer consultant, he made his first fortune by creating a computer program that improved efficiency at printing companies. Several more successes followed during his first decade in Silicon Valley.
Mr. Roy is a vocal proponent of political involvement and local charity in the adopted country, America, of the many successful first-generation Indian entrepreneurs. He coordinates political fund raisers, mentors young immigrants, and funds educational charities for disadvantaged youth.