Ravi has over 4 decades of experience in blue-chip organizations, largely in International Marketing and in Setting up of Start-ups and ODCs in India. During his career, Ravi has traveled extensively and was also based at Singapore and London as part of his marketing assignments. He exited from a 9 to 5 job in 2013, after setting up an ODC in Pune for a US-based product company and overseeing it grow to 650+ employees. His degree in engineering helps him understand, analyze and resolve issues successfully. Presently, Ravi helps starting businesses in India, particularly for Captive SMEs in IT and Engineering. He also mentors a startup that offers a strong and robust SaaS solution in Human Resource Management. As a Mentor, he offers: Review of plans and budgets; add clarity to vision, mission & objectives Guide on Sales/Marketing initiatives including on Marketing Collateral Create Investor Documentation such as: Pitch Decks Investor Valuations including DCF method Through in person meetings and over skype.
Startup Mentor, Mentor & Enabler for Startups
Jan 2013 to Present
Mentor for Startups & Enabler for Setting up Captive SMEs in India. His skills and background make him ideally suited for establishing and mentoring start-ups in IT, Engineering and other Services.
Vice President; Director, Yardi Software India P Ltd.
Jul 2004 to Jan 2013
Established from scratch and managed the Offshore Development Center for Yardi Inc., a US based product company at Pune. The India operation grew to 600+ in 8+ years under my leadership.
B.E. (Mech), S.A.T.I. Vidisha
Jun 1963 to Apr 1968