Ravishankar G V

MD, Sequoia Capital

Ravi Shankar is a Managing Director with Sequoia Capital India. At Sequoia Capital, Ravi Shankar focuses on sectors like Consumer, Financial Services and Education. He currently serves on the Byjus, Capital Float, CloudNine, Faasos, Five Star finance, Finova Capital, HomeLane, India Shelter Finance Corporation, K12 Technoservices, Prataap Snacks (NSE: DIAMONDYD) and Wildcraft. He also served as board member/observer of companies like Via (sold to NASDAQ: EBIX ), Manappuram (NSE: MANAPPURAM) and Equitas (NSE: EQUITAS).

Prior to joining Sequoia Capital, Ravi Shankar worked at McKinsey & Company in Mumbai, where he advised senior management of top Indian companies on a variety of issues including business building, channel management and leadership development. Prior to McKinsey, Ravi Shankar worked at Wipro Technologies in their Embedded and Internet Access division. Ravi Shankar received an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad where he was awarded the President’s Gold Medal. He also holds a BE in Computer Science and Engineering from REC Trichy.