Ravi Mistry is a leader, entrepreneur, investor, educator and mentor. His professional career has spanned several industries, including life sciences, technology, and non-profits, in various capacities as Founder, Board Chairman/Director, President, Vice President, Sr. Director, and Manager. He brings operational experience covering all areas of business operations, especially for start-up companies: Finance, Legal and IP, HR Management, Global Operations, and Corporate Administration. He has managed closing of Seed, Series A/B funding totaling over $35M.
A former President of EPPIC Global Network and its current Board Member, Ravi was member of founding team of Virident Systems, a Silicon Valley based technology startup that was acquired by HGST/Western Digital for $685M. Prior to Virident, he held management positions in the life sciences industry.
As an educator, he has been Adjunct Professor in the MBA program at Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University since 2010. Ravi has been an Adjunct Professor at California State University East Bay (CSUEB), Hayward, California, and at Ohlone College, Fremont, California. Over the years, Ravi has been a mentor/advisor to Astia, a global organization fostering women entrepreneurship across industries. He has also served as judge to numerous global business plan competitions, including some at US universities, in technology and life sciences ventures. He has served as: Director and Vice President on CSUEB Alumni Board; and President of the American Marketing Association, Silicon Valley chapter.