Ravi has spent 11+ years delivering multi-million dollar, enterprise class software in the networking, telecom, wireless and security industries. Having worked with giants like Cisco, Avaya, Siemens and Hewlett Packard, as well as startups and mid-sized companies, he is intimately familiar with patterns of success and failure that seem to occur whenever you put together a bunch of people with a bunch of code.
As Founder and Consultant at SmoothApps, Ravi is passionate about helping organizations develop and use I.T. innovatively - creating sustainable prosperity, excitement and energy among employees, partners, customers and communities.
* Proven track record of creating and managing global teams and ensuring smooth delivery of complex, multi million dollar, Enterprise Class products.
* Experienced in full life cycle Release Management of Enterprise Class Networking & Telecommunications Applications using C/C++/VC++/VB, Java/J2EE & DB’s like Oracle/SQL Server/MySQL on Windows, Linux and Unix platforms.
* Knowledgable in various Software Engineering Processes, with the experience of tailoring them to suit different environments - from startup's to established companies. Ability to create lean and mean processes that get the most bang for buck from delivery organizations.
* Experienced in recruitment, team building - helping attract and retain the best talent in the market, and create, motivate and manage high performance teams, boost productivity and reduce attrition costs.
* Creative problem solver, with 2 Patents in the field of Network Monitoring and Analysis.
* Delivering enterprise-class aps. on diverse technologies and platforms.
* Tailoring SDLC's to suit the needs of the organization and maximize ROI.
* Managing global teams
* Setting up and managing off-shore development centers
* Recruitment & Team Building
* Certified Scrum Master
* Certificate in Entrepreneurship - Caruth Institute of Entrepreneurship, SMU Cox School of Business
* Certificate in Organizational Development - DePaul University / Linkage
* Licensed Facilitator for Leading Bold Change Workshops - ISB Worldwide
* MBTI Certified Practitioner - CAPT
* Certificate in Advanced Conflict Resolution Using MBTI and TKI - Kilmann Diagnostics