Ravi Mohan has focused his entire career on the software business. He is a co-founder of Shasta Ventures, a firm focusing on early-stage technology companies that serve consumers and businesses. Ravi focuses on SaaS for the enterprise, Cloud and solutions for Small to Mid-sized businesses. Ravi is on the board of Apptio, Lithium Technologies, Spiceworks and Zenprise among others.
Prior to Shasta Ventures, Ravi was general partner at Battery Ventures where he
led eight investments and served on the boards of 12 software and technology-enabled service companies. Before Battery Ventures, Ravi built transaction-processing systems at Accenture, sold and implemented packaged software applications for Hyperion Software Corporation, and ran MIC, a software development firm based in India focused on Business intelligence solutions to multinational corporations. Ravi also spent time at McKinsey & Company working with consumer packaged goods companies.
Ravi earned a BS in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University and an MBA, with Highest Distinction, from the Ross School of Business, the University of Michigan.
Ravi is active in entrepreneurial circles and helped found the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Indian Venture Capital Association (IVCA). In addition, he serves on the Visiting Committee the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Ravi also serves as the Dean of Fellows for the Kauffman Fellows Program at the Center for Venture Education in Palo Alto, CA.