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Ravi Mohan

BS '89

Managing Director
Shasta Ventures (Menlo Park, CA)


Ravi Mohan has focused his entire career on the software business. Prior to co-founding Shasta Ventures, Ravi was a general partner at Battery Ventures where he led eight investments and served on the boards of 12 software and technology-enabled service companies. Prior to joining Battery Ventures, Ravi built transaction-processing systems at Accenture, sold and implemented packaged software applications for Hyperion Software Corporation, and ran MIC, a software development firm based in India focused on business intelligence. Ravi also spent time at McKinsey & Company working with consumer packaged goods companies.


Ravi has an MBA from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, and a BS in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.

Board Affiliations

Ravi is very active in entrepreneurial circles and helped found the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Indian Venture Capital Association (IVCA) to leverage entrepreneurial activities between India and America. In addition, he is an active Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE).