- Senior Partner & Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) based in Chicago.
- Leads BCG’s system of offices in the US Mid West
- 1991 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Princeton with a BSE in Civil Engineering and Operations Research. Gjaja also met his wife, Kate ’92, while studying at Princeton.
- 1996 PhD in Computational Neuroscience from Boston University where he was a Presidential University Fellow.
- 35 years of volleyball playing and coaching experience, including Boston University Men’s Volleyball Club, Seaside, Chicago Bounce and Adversity Volleyball clubs.
- Three-time All-American volleyball player and Captain, Princeton University men’s volleyball. Also played Football at Princeton
- 1992 US Olympic Volleyball Team Alternate, team won Bronze in Barcelona
- 2015 EIVA Hall of Fame Inductee
Gjaja is married to Kate and they have three children Niko, Alexandra and Stefan. Niko is a sophomore at Princeton University and is a setter on Princeton men’s volleyball team