Ravi Viswanathan

General Partner
New Enterprise Associates

Affiliations: 

Wharton Entrepreneurship Advisory Board

Education: 

BS: Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
MBA: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
PhD: Chemical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara

Biography: 

Ravi joined New Enterprise Associates in 2004 and co-heads the firm’s Technology Venture Growth Equity investment practice. Ravi’s investments in the software and technology sectors include Acquia, BloomReach, Boku, Captora, Desire2Learn, Forter, MindTickle, MOVE Guides, Mulesoft, Plaid, and Placester. Prior investments include Arcot (acquired by CA), Braintree (acquired by eBay), GlobalLogic (acquired by Apax Partners), IM Logic (acquired by Symantec), PURE Energies (acquired by NRG), Sanera (acquired by McData), Tele Atlas (Euronext: TA, acquired by TomTom), and ViXs (TXS: VXS). Prior to NEA, Ravi worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as co-head of the technology practice in their private equity group. Ravi has also worked for McKinsey & Company and Raychem Corporation focusing on R&D in various materials systems.