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Raka Sandell

Raka Sandell

Vice President of Project Management, Campus Advantage

Raka Sandell

Sandell has over 20 years of experience in process improvement and operational optimization across various industries spanning semiconductors, computers and information technology. As the vice president of project management at Campus Advantage, a leader in off-campus housing. Raka brings her diverse set of experiences to help structure and successfully execute projects across the company. Previously, she was responsible for managing and executing significant projects at companies such as Motorola, AMD, Dell and Northrop Grumman.

Sandell is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute (PMI)). She has published papers on modeling and simulation analysis of supply chain planning at various conferences including the Winter Simulation Conference sponsored by INFORMS and IEEE.


University of Texas at Austin, M.S. — Operations Research and Industrial Engineering

Delhi Institute of Technology, B.S. — Instrumentation Engineering



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