A serial entrepreneur and experienced executive who has grown companies and teams. Strong business development professional, skilled in SAAS, Mobile Advertising, Mobile Content, E-commerce and Venture Capital.
Senior channel sales and business development executive with expertise in defining and implementing business, sales, and marketing strategies for revenue and growth. A hands-on, results-oriented leader with a competitive drive for building teams and winning partnerships.
Co-founded and built Microsoft’s US commercial cloud channel business, now the cornerstone of company’s cloud revenue growth. Possess a combination of strong entrepreneurial spirit and great execution excellence within established companies with experience across the breadth of businesses. Proven track-record of maximizing market opportunities, developing high-performing teams, and consistently exceeding business results.
Specialties and Personal Attributes: Cloud Computing, Service Provider Industry, Managed Services, Online Services, Unified Communications & Collaboration, Business Development, Direct Sales & Channel Management, Strategic Alliances, Product Management & Marketing, Go-To-Market (GTM) Planning & Execution, People Management, Deal-Maker, Execution Excellence, Positive can-do attitude, and a Winning DNA.
As an advisory board member to Naya, Ravi Srinivas brings vast experience in Digital Media (AOL), Big Data Technology (Vertica), Financial Services (Spark Capital), and Retail (Weekender).
Prior to relocating to India, Ravi headed the Program Management Office at AOL Europe in the UK, overseeing the transformation of AOL from an Internet Access Business into an Ad-supported Web-services Business. He has co-founded and built tech companies in the Analytics space. Earlier in his career, Ravi worked at Spark Capital, which had incubated a seed-stage Technology VC, ePowerN Ventures, and was India advisor to Chicago-based search fund, Blackmore Partners.
Ravi sits on the board of privately-held technology companies, and acts as an adviser to public and private corporations in India. Ravi received dual masters in Commerce and Business Administration from the University of Mysore, and has been awarded Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) for his seminal work on ‘Management Best Practices in Emerging Indian Industries’.
Prabhakar is a recognized business development executive, with over 20 years of diverse experience in global operations, business development, and Strategy for various organizations, including advisory roles to Fortune 500 Executives on Global Sourcing and Growth/Innovation strategies.
Prabhakar is the Global CEO of GlobalOutlook, where he provides strategic direction and financial acumen for the company’s global expansion and key partnerships. He is a firm believer of business ethics and commitment which has won GlobalOutlook a loyal and longstanding customer base.
Prior to his current roles, Prabhakar was a Managing Director at ANSR Group, a global sourcing advisory firm with operations in the US and India. Prabhakar has extensive experience in establishing operations for Fortune 500 firms in India and ANSR Group has been instrumental in the creation of over 10,000 jobs in India for their clients. Previously, Prabhakar was also involved as a partner at SunGard, where he was responsible for managing the delivery of technology and strategic business initiatives for Fortune 100 firms.
Prabhakar was one of the founding investors and CIO of Risesmart.com, an innovative Online HR company backed by prominent VC firms in the Bay Area. Prabhakar is anactive angel investor and Board Director at GlobalOutlook and Motivity Labs as well as an advisory board member at Fusion Investments and Oyokey.
Prabhakar holds a MBA from the Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Engineering from Andhra University, India.
Raghu has more than 15 years of Mobile Industry experience and over 20 years of overall experience. He is currently Managing Director at GlobalOutlook. He was the Co-Founder and CEO of M2Junction, which was acquired by SinglePoint, Inc. Raghu’s dynamic leadership skills helped in building companies and teams over the long years which led to successful acquisitions. Earlier, Raghu was CEO for the Indian offices of JP Mobile and Good Technology and his last association was with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) where he managed the mobile solutions group. He led the successful acquisition of Good Technology by Motorola and transition of teams and products.
Raghu is a graduate of Delhi University and an ex-Captain in the Indian Army. He is associated with philanthropic activities as part of both the Puskoor Trust and the PJR Foundation whichprovide clean & healthy water and schooling in rural India.