Barack Obama's superstars in Ro Khanna's Congressional campaign team

Ro KhannaIndian American Ro Khanna had announced his Congressional bid for the 2014 general elections from California.

Indian American Ro Khanna might not have got the support of the US President Barack Obama, but he has managed to rope in some of the top superstars of his 2012 presidential elections for the former's Congressional elections next year.

Last week 36-year-old Khanna, who has previously served in the Obama Administration as one of his top ranking trade

official, had announced his Congressional bid for the 2014 general elections from California against his own partyman and incumbent Mike Honda from California's 17th Congressional district as the new State laws allows two opponents from the same party to run against each other in general elections.

Yesterday, Khanna announced his executive committee to provide policy and strategic guidance to the campaign by leveraging its deep ties within the Silicon Valley community.

Almost all of them are superstars and fund raisers of the Obama's re-election campaign in 2012.

The executive committee will be co-chaired by the Khanna campaign chair Steve Spinner and general consultant Jeremy Bird, with members David Berger, Kamil Hasan, Amy Rao, Rusty Rueff, Jim Green, Sergio Santos, Eva Roa, Lindsay Lamont, Kavita Tankha and Ann Woo.

Berger, Rusty Rueff and Kamil Hasan were Obama's members for America's National Finance Committee during the 2012 election.

Currently, Kamil is on the Board of the America India Foundation, a Trustee of UC Santa Cruz and Aligarh University Endowment in India. He has also served as the faculty at IIT-Delhi and Stanford University.

While Amy Rao, currently the CEO of Integrated Archive Systems a company she founded in 1994, was one of the nation's top fundraisers for the Hillary Clinton Presidential campaign.

He has also served as the Coordinating National Co-Chair of Technology for Obama.

Jim Green was the Northern California finance director for Obama's re-election campaign.

In addition to his role as a top fundraiser for Obama, he was the staff director of Technology where he mobilised and leveraged the technology community's support around Obama's re-election campaign.

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