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Ravi Pratap [2001/BT/CH], Co-founder, MobStac

Ravi is co-founder of MobStac (http://mobstac.com), a young technology startup in Bangalore, and alumnus of IIT Madras’s 2001 batch.

Ravi likes to describe himself as a compulsive technologist‚ with roots in the Linux/open source world, having contributed code and effort to open source projects such as GNOME, Mono, and libcurl while at college and graduate school. Before founding MobStac, Ravi spent 4 years at a technology startup, Hillcrest Labs, based in Washington D.C., as Manager in its Software Products group, where he was one of the earliest engineers on the team. Hillcrest Labs is where Ravi learnt the ropes of running a start-up as he took on multiple roles in product engineering, customer program management, offshore strategy, and trade show marketing.

Before Hillcrest, Ravi was with Morgan Stanley in New York, as an Associate in its Technology group. Ravi has an M.S. in Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis, and a B. Tech in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.