Ravi Gupta is currently heading Engineering and Customer Services at MontaVista. Ravi is a dynamic and accomplished technology executive with extensive software products and services background with 20+ years of experience. He is an offshore guru, building world-class geographically distributed product and services team. Ravi brings deep expertise and experience with diverse technologies – Embedded Linux, Embedded Systems Design, Real-Time OS, Cloud/Mobile technologies, and Security.
Recently, Ravi has been instrumental in incubating several ideas in Cloud and Mobile space, as a co-founder of two start-ups. Prior to this entrepreneur phase, Ravi was VP & General Manager of FailSafe business unit at Phoenix Technologies, where he built a new product line – a Cloud based service for PC consumers for tracking mobile devices and for data protection. FailSafe Cloud service was successfully launched with several PC OEMs, leading to successful acquisition by Absolute Software.
Prior to Phoenix, Ravi was head of engineering and professional services at LynuxWorks Inc., where he envisioned and launched Industry's first Embedded Linux distribution, supporting all major processor architectures – Intel x86, ARM, MIPS, and PowerPC. He helped grow LynuxWorks' services business multiple-folds during his tenure, expanding services operations offshore. Previously he worked on printer firmware and applications at HP. Ravi started his career as Research Scientist at India's Defense Research organization working on 3D modeling and image processing applications.
Ravi holds a Master degree in Computer Science and Bachelor's degree in Mathematics.