U.S. Representative, Illinois's 8th congressional district
Mr.Raja Krishnamoorthi is an Indian-American businessman, President of Sivananthan Laboratories, public servant, and politician from the state of Illinois who is the U.S. Representative for Illinois’s 8th congressional district.
Krishnamoorthi graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in mechanical engineering and a public policy degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He then received his J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School. After his graduation, he clerked for Judge Joan B. Gottschall of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He then joined the international law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he practiced commercial litigation and became a partner in the firm. Along the way, Krishnamoorthi was appointed by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan as a Special Assistant Attorney General to help start its Public Integrity Unit. He also served on the board of the Illinois Housing Development Authority, becoming Chairman of its Audit Committee. Later, Krishnamoorthi became Deputy Treasurer for Illinois. Mr. Krishnamoorthi is charged with helping to develop and implement Sivananthan Laboratories’ strategic vision as a world-class R&D laboratory. He also assists with strategic and legal issues.
Raja Krishnamoorthi, US Representative from Illinois will participate in the closing ceremony of TEFCON 2017 and deliver his closing remarks. Siva Moopanar, CEO, Edify Technologies will introduce the rep.