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Ravi focuses on investments in information technology and energy technology. Present board memberships include Boulder Wind Power, Braintree, Deeya Energy, Desire2Learn, Goji, ISGN Technologies, Soraa, Stitcher, Suniva and ViXS and works closely with Availink, BloomReach, Boku, GlobalLogic, MuleSoft, and OANDA. Prior investments include Tele Atlas (Euronext: TA, acquired by TomTom), Arcot (acquired by CA), Sanera (acquired by McData) and IM Logic (acquired by Symantec). Prior to joining NEA, Ravi worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he was co-head of the technology practice in their private equity group and led direct, fund, and secondary investments in the areas of information technology and life sciences. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Ravi worked for McKinsey & Company and advised clients in the software, communications, and pharmaceutical sectors on strategy, acquisitions and new business building. Previously, Ravi worked for Raychem Corporation in the Corporate Technology Division where he focused on research and product development in semiconductors, liquid crystals, and other materials systems. Ravi received a master's degree in Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara where he focused his research on materials science applications in molecular electronics, biomaterials, and nanotechnology. Prior to graduate school, Ravi received a BS in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He currently serves on the Wharton Entrepreneurship Advisory Board.