Founder, Mehta Family foundation
Mr. Mehta created the family foundation in 1998 with the objective of empowering people through philanthropic activities focused on education, and healthcare. The foundation provides educational scholarships to students, funds medical research and child welfare projects in multiple countries.
Some of the major projects funded by the foundation are the creation of the School of Biosciences at the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, India and an Engineering research center at the University of Houston. Prior to focusing on philanthropy, Rahul was the creator and founder of multiple software startups which were later acquired by Platinum Technology, HP, Veritas, and Brocade.
Mehta has served on the board of DePelchin Children's Center, Ronald McDonald House, Bo's Place, Krist Samaritan center and Methodist West Hospital in Houston, Texas.