Raj Sivaraman is a writer, comedian, and writer/comedian who likes to make people laugh and possibly teach them a lesson or two. He is a co-founder of the sketch über-group Lightning Hawx. He has performed in festivals all over the country for standup and sketch comedy, and was one of the main writers of Boston News Net. Raj has performed with noted comedians such as Louis C.K., Eugene Mirman, Eddie Brill, Myq Kaplan, Shane Mauss, and Dave Waite. When not writing comedy, he likes to write about retroviruses for peer-reviewed journals.