Ravi Ravikumar

Ravi Ravikumar

Operating Partner

Ravi’s experience across multiple geographies and industries has been focused on helping clients with successful global business transformation initiatives. Having held leadership roles with world-class enterprise software companies (SAP) and leading professional services firms (Deloitte and Ernst & Young), Ravi brings a blended perspective and a set of best practices to Cota Capital’s portfolio companies. Ravi’s current assignments include helping enterprises with their GTM (go-to-market) strategies, value-based selling, best practices with sales operations, and organizational design considerations. Most recently, as a Partner with Deloitte, Ravi led the Life Sciences/SAP practice for the firm, which included the sales and delivery of a number of successful global transformation initiatives for his clients. Prior to Deloitte, Ravi was a Vice President of Sales at SAP, after helping launch the Value Engineering function for the West Region, where he helped set up a consultative selling model. Ravi’s career includes significant global roles as a Partner with Ernst & Young, where he served as the national sector leader for the High Technology practice and was a member of the Americas Management Committee. Ravi has an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor’s in Accounting from The University of Madras.

He is a certified professional in manufacturing and inventory management with the American Productivity and Inventory Control Society (APICS). He has also been a speaker at leading international conferences and has taught certification courses at APICS.