Trustee - BMS Educational Trust
Sri. Ravi Venkatesam is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur, where he earned a B.Arch degree in 1992. He subsequently did an MBA at IIM Bangalore between 1995 and 1997.
He started his career in the field of software development. He worked for companies such as Tata Steel, on IBM Mainframe computers and with Infosys where he worked on several software projects for various clients. Sri Ravi founded several pioneering technology-based startups that were subsequently acquired by various companies in India, USA and France.
Sri Ravi has been a keen proponent of high-quality education for all age groups. His corporate training company called OnTrac, quickly became a leader in Operations Management Training for the BPO industry, and its award-winning programs have been used in over 15 countries. Sri Ravi is also the founder of the acclaimed set of schools called "The Foundation Schools", which endeavour to develop in generations of students, the ability to think for themselves, and truly learn through pioneering hands-on methodologies. He is also involved in charitable activities and actively participates in raising funds for various organisations that work in the area of education.
Sri Ravi is also an avid sports person and has run many marathons. He is also a computer programmer and retains a keen interest in fields such as AI and IOT.