T.M. Ravi

T. M. Ravi is Managing Director and Co-founder of The Hive that works with entrepreneurs to help create businesses and that leverage data. Ravi has a successful track record as a serial entrepreneur and operational executive.

Most recently, Ravi was Chief Marketing Officer for Iron Mountain, a provider of information management services. Ravi joined Iron Mountain through the acquisition of Mimosa Systems, the leader in enterprise content archiving, where he was founder and chief executive officer.

Before Mimosa, Ravi was founder and CEO of Peakstone Corporation that provided performance and capacity management solutions based on Bayesian approaches. Prior to his role at Peakstone, Ravi was vice president of marketing at Computer Associates (CA), where he was responsible for the core line of CA enterprise management products, including CA Unicenter as well as the areas of application, systems and network management, software distribution, help desk, security, and storage management. Ravi joined CA through the $1.2 billion acquisition of Cheyenne Software, the market leader in backup solutions. At Cheyenne Software, he was the vice president of the company’s successful Windows NT business with products including ARCserve backup and InocuLAN antivirus. Prior to Cheyenne, Ravi founded and was chief executive officer of Media Blitz, a provider of Windows NT storage solutions that was acquired by Cheyenne Software.

Earlier in his career, Ravi worked in Hewlett-Packard’s Information Architecture Group, where he did product planning for client/server and storage solutions. Ravi earned a MS and PhD in Computer Science from UCLA and a Bachelors of Technology in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, India.

Ravi serves on the board of Capacitor, a San Francisco based dance + circus group, as well as the Montalvo Art Center based in Saratoga, California.