Ravi is a founding partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners and plays a global leadership role at the firm today. He has over 25 years of venture capital experience. Before starting Lightspeed, Ravi spent time in the technology industry at Silicon Valley Graphics, where he ran developer relations for the engineering workstation division. Previously, Ravi spent time in management consulting with Booz Allen Hamilton. He has served on the board of directors for WAVC (Western Association of Venture Capitalists) and The Indus Entrepreneurs Group (TiE) in Silicon Valley and has been recognized multiple times as a top dealmaker on Forbes’ annual VC Midas List. Ravi holds a BS in electrical engineering, a BA in economics, and an MBA from Stanford University.