Saikat Chakrabarti (born January 12, 1986) is an American Political Activist, Software Engineer, Co-founder of Brand New Congress, Mockingbird Internet Firm, and Justice Democrats. He is popularly known as the Chief of Staff in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Congressional Office from New York.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
- This Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‘s Campaign Chair Person was born on the 12th of January 1986 in Fort Worth, Texas. At present, Saikat Chakrabarti’s age is 33 years old. In addition, his Zodiac Sign is Capricorn.
- His parents have moved from India to the United States for professional reason. Later, they have settled in Texas.
- The ethnicity of his father, Samir Chakrabarti, and mother, Sima Chakrabarti is South Asian Bengali Indian Descent.
- Saikat has attended High School in Fort Worth to complete his high school graduation. Furthermore, he has attended Harvard University in 2003.
- He is also very active in extra-curriculum activities in his college. In addition, Chakrabarti has also served as the director of Ghungroo show in Annual Festival in Aggasiz Theater at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
- After 4 years of his study, he has finished his A.B. Degree in Computer Science in 2007.
Professional Career & Net worth
- On June 2005, he was selected as a Software Development Intern in RealNetworks. This computer software company located in Seattle City, Washington. Chakrabarti has served that firm for 3 months and completed his internship in August 2005.
- After 1 year, he was appointed in the same profile i.e. Software Development Intern in Apple Computer, Cupertino, California on June 2006. He has learned many professional skills in this program and got his certification in August 2006.
- On September 2007, he has started working in Bridgewater Associates in the profile of “Technology Associate” after completing his graduation from Harvard University. In this company, he has served for over 1 year and resigned in August 2008.
- Financial Details: The estimated Net worth of Saikat Chakrabarti is between $700K to $800K US Dollars.
- In June 2009, he becomes the co-founder of Mockingbird startup in San Francisco. This firm design web tools for wireframing of websites and web-based applications.
- Later, Saikat has joined a tech startup “Stripe” team along with founders “John Collison” and “Patrick Collison” in February 2011. In this digital online payment Internet Company, he has served as Founding Engineer till May 2013.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Birth Name||Saikat Chakrabarti.|
|Profession||1. Chief of Staff and Campaign Chair at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 2018.
2. Co-founder of Brand New Congress, Justice Democrats, and Mockingbird Internet Firm.
3. Political Activist, and Software Engineer.
4. Founding Engineer of Stripe (Online Payment Processing Company).
|Age (As of 2018)||32 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||January 12, 1986.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Fort Worth, Texas, United States.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight (Heterosexuality).|
|Famous For||Being the chief of staff in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's congressional office.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Capricorn.|
|Ethnicity||Bengali Indian Descent (South Asian).|
|Current Residence||1. New York, United States.
2. Knoxville, Tennessee.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 11".
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.8 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 78 Kg.
Pounds: 171 lbs.
|Biceps Size||14 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||40-30-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||10.|
|Tattoos details?||Will Update.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Samir Chakrabarti.
Mother: Sima Chakrabarti.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not available.|
|Highest Qualification||Graduate with A.B. Degree in Computer Science from Harvard University.|
|School||High School in Fort Worth, Texas.|
|Alma Mater||Harvard University.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Politician: Danny Ellyson, Bernie Sanders, & Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Motivational Speaker: Erika Andiola.
Musical Artist: Money Baby.
|Dream Holiday Destination||India.|
|Love to do||Coding, Reading & Traveling.
|Favorite Dishes||Pizza, Burger & Indian Food.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||In between $700,000 to $800,000 US Dollars (As of 2018).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings per month||65K USD.|
|Office Address||In New York.|
|Home Details||Presenting living in New York Apartment.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Saikat Chakrabarti
- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Head of Staff has good height at around 5 feet 11 inches (180 in cm) tall. In addition, his body weight is around 78 Kilograms (171 in lbs).
- The 33-years-old Political Activist becomes Director of Organizing Technology in Bernie 2016 Political Organisation in October 2016. Chakrabarti has built many tools for the team of Bernie Sanders presidential campaign.
- After this political campaign experience, Saikat has founded “Brand New Congress” in April 2016. The other co-founders of this Political committee are Zack Exley (Political Consultant), Alexandra Rojas, and Corbin Trent.
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- Personal Affairs: The information about Saikat Chakrabarti Girlfriend or Partner is not available in the public domain. However, he is presently single and looking for his future wife.
- On 23 January 2017, he has co-founded Justice Democrats along with Kyle Kulinski, Cenk Uygur, and Zack Exley in Knoxville, Tennessee. In addition, he also gets addition responsibility of “Executive Director”.
- In February 2018, Chakrabarti has appointed as Co-campaign Manager by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Later, he was promoted to Campaign Chair in July 2018.
- As a result, Alexandria has won US Representative election for New York’s 14th congressional district on January 3, 2019. She has beaten Joe Crowley in this election.
- Controversy: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Chief of Staff has accused of taking money i.e. $1 Million US Dollars in his private bank account on March 5, 2019.