Ravi Mistry

Ravi Mistry

Ravi Mistry is a leader, entrepreneur, investor, educator, and mentor. Ravi’s professional career has spanned several industries, including life sciences and technology, in various capacities as Founder, Vice President, Sr. Director, and Manager.  He has managed closing of venture funding totaling over $35M.

Ravi is Executive Director of IIT Gandhinagar Foundation, a US-based Charitable Trust.  The Foundation’s mission is to raise endowment funds through philanthropic financial contributions from US-based well-wishers.    Ravi is responsible for designing and managing the Foundation’s worldwide capital campaign with primary focus on the US, as well as serving as a liaison between donors and IIT Gandhinagar on important initiatives supported by the donors.  Previously, Ravi was member of founding team of Virident Systems, a technology startup that was acquired by Western Digital for $685M.  Ravi has been Adjunct Professor in the MBA program at DeVry University, at Ohlone College, and at California State University East Bay. Ravi is Gold Medalist from Gujarat University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in engineering.  He also holds Master’s degree in Structural Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA in Finance.