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Ravi Venkatesan - SVP India

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Ravi Venkatesan


Ravi Venkatesan is the founder of SVP India and also a current partner. He is the Chairman of the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet. He is also the Founder of GAME- Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship and a Unicef Special Representative for Young People and Innovation at UNICEF.
He has been the Board Member of Hitachi, The Rockefeller Foundation & Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, and a Venture Partner at Unitus Seed Fund. In the past, Ravi was Chairman of the Board at Bank of Baroda, Member of the Board of Directors at Infosys & AB Volvo, and a Chairman at Microsoft & Cummins India. Ravi is the author of ‘Conquering the Chaos: Win in India, Win Everywhere, published by Harvard Business Review Press, and ‘What the heck do I do with my life?’

Ravi has completed his MBA from Harvard Business School, MS in Engineering from Purdue University, and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

Founder and Partner since 2012

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