Chief Business Development Officer, NTT I3
Ravi is Chief Business Development Officer at NTT Innovation Institute Inc. (NTT i3), the prestigious Silicon Valley-based innovation center for NTT Group, one of the world’s largest ICT companies. He is responsible for all aspects of product marketing, sales and business development of software defined networks, Fog computing and machine learning products established at NTT i3.
Accelerating the movement of innovation from initial idea to marketplace implementation, NTT i3 combines access to the significant global infrastructure resources, investment fund, research knowledge, and trusted long-standing customer relationships of NTT Global with its own software startup expertise and deep enterprise relationships.
Prior to NTT i3, Ravi was the founder and CEO of ElasticBox, an enterprise startup designed to manage application workloads in a hybrid cloud infrastructure. The company was acquired by Century Link, a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions.
Ravi began his career in the technology sector as a product developer and product manager in enterprise software working with Rational Software, IBM and Microsoft. Additionally, he was the head of platforms and games in leading gaming companies including My Space (Fox Interactive Media) and Social Gaming Network (SGN).