Ravi is a pioneer in the Venture Catalyst/Startup Accelerator space. He has worked for the last decade in building institutions for supporting entrepreneurship globally. He has advised corporations and governments in implementing startup and innovation programs. He has also pioneered a Digital Transformation Program that leverages innovative and disruptive technologies from startups globally. He has helped Microsoft build the Accelerator Program for China, Israel, Europe, India and US startup ecosystems for later stage startups. He is currently focused on taking startups to market globally through the Startup Co-sell program, that Microsoft announced with a investment commitment of $ 500M. He is a seasoned entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience building high performance teams that collaborate across various functions to execute for consistent results. He has taken several companies from startup through growth to exit, both in the US and in India.