Ravi Viswanathan

Ravi is an experienced company builder and dedicated partner to entrepreneurs and investors. Prior to founding NewView Capital, Ravi was a General Partner at NEA, where he led investment in enterprise software and fintech companies for 15 years. His investments of note include Braintree (acquired by eBay), MuleSoft (acquired by Salesforce), GlobalLogic (acquired by Apax Partners), TeleAtlas (Euronext: TA, acquired by TomTom), Cyence (acquired by Guidewire), Plaid (to be acquired by Visa), and Forter. Ravi spent several years at Goldman Sachs in the Private Equity Technology Practice before joining NEA. He began his career in consulting at McKinsey & Co and as a scientist at Raychem Corporation.

 

Ravi holds an MBA from Wharton, a PhD in Chemical Engineering from UC Santa Barbara, and a BS in Bioengineering from UPenn. He is the Chair of the Wharton Entrepreneurship Advisory Board and serves on the Board of Directors for Bloomreach, Course Hero, Forter, Gladly, Heap, Mindtickle, and Reltio.