Ravi Narayan

Ravi is the Chief Executive Officer at T-Hub, India’s largest tech incubator, which enables and empowers an ecosystem hungry for innovation.

In a career spanning over two decades, Ravi has been a product engineer, entrepreneur, investor, mentor, and leader. He has co-founded three companies that he led from their inception to their successful acquisitions. As the global director of Microsoft for Startups, Ravi has helped establish Accelerators and Co-sell Programs across the world. He also worked with the portfolio of Temasek funds in Singapore to help them with digital transformation by collaborating with global startups. Mentor Partners, a venture capital fund that he co- founded, invests in product startups from India building for the global market. With a marked focus on creating world class products out of India, Ravi has been actively involved in India’s startup ecosystem. By helping create startup density in the product space of Bangalore, Ravi is a key player in its evolution beyond being a hub for services. Besides advising the government of Karnataka, Ravi has also advised other national governments such as Singapore and Malaysia. During his time in Bangalore, he chaired TiE Entrepreneurial Summit (TES), NASSCOM Product Conclave and PAN IIT Conclave.

An engineer from IIT Madras, Ravi also holds an MS, and an MBA from the University of Southern California. Having seen every facet of an entrepreneurial journey, Ravi now spends his spare time amalgamating age-old wisdom from the scriptures and classics with his experiences so one can lead a balanced, and fulfilling entrepreneur’s life.