Ravi Chiruvolu, Chief Executive Officer
Prior to Slingshot, Ravi was President of Noribachi (LED manufacturer), Managing General Partner for Charter Ventures ($400m fund), and General Partner at Alta Partners ($500m fund). Ravi held operating positions at Motorola, Ameritech, Peapod, and NASA Goddard and Johnson Flight Centers. He began his career in the Energy Practice at McKinsey & Company. Ravi holds a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT (Robotics and Control Systems with minor in economics) and a MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is a First Lieutenant (Retired) in the United States Army, Ordinance Corps. Ravi is a tennis player and aspiring scratch golfer (more aspiring than scratch). His proudest accomplishment is coaching his 10 year old daughter’s basketball team to a winning record.