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Industry Liaison

Rachel Oberai-Soltz

Associate Director, Corporate Relations

ilo photoRachel Oberai-Soltz is Associate Director of the MIT Office of Corporate Relations and the MIT Industrial Liaison Program (ILP). Rachel manages relations with global product and service companies headquartered in Europe and in the US. Previously she engaged with MIT and industry leaders to create multi-year alliances with NTT, Microsoft, HP, Philips, and Philips Lighting and to establish the MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation. Rachel managed relations with Taiwan's leading technology companies. She was Director for Industry Relations at the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science (now CSAIL) and for MIT Project Oxygen.

Before joining MIT, Rachel held management positions at university computer centers and in the medical imaging and IT industries in India, Israel and the US. She established and managed Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)'s Biotech worldwide marketing, building a $30M business in the mid-1990s.

Rachel volunteers at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts where she gives tours of the museum galleries. Other interests are photography, adventure travel, snorkeling and Indian cuisine.


Phone: 617-258-0269
Fax: 617-253-0002
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Assistant:Stefanie Hanlon
Phone: 617-253-0413
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