Head of our Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT) practices in Asia-Pacific, with additional specializations in private equity and mergers & acquisitions (M&A).
Ravi Vijayaraghavan is the head of our APAC Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT) practices and a member of our global Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) practices, based in Singapore.
Ravi focuses on global strategy, transformation, due diligence, profitability turnaround and growth blueprint for technology and telecoms clients. He has led multi-year client relationships and engagements across the technology sector, from semiconductors to systems and services, and is especially accomplished in enterprise software and strategies to leverage or adapt to disruptive technologies and business models.
Ravi’s work has helped our clients fix under-performing businesses (in some cases, supporting subsequent sale) and in driving growth turnarounds that have led to substantial enterprise value creation.
He is also an M&A expert and has advised numerous private equity clients on deal generation and screening, commercial due diligence and post-acquisition value creation. Notably, Ravi has led our firm's engagement on a “Top 3” global technology M&A transaction (strategy, diligence, merger integration) and a “Top 3” global telecommunications merger.
Over the course of his tenure with us, Ravi has worked across the United States and Asia and led teams in China, Australia, India, Japan, Korea and Singapore. He has also led work in Europe.
During 2015-2020, Ravi served on our Global Partner Compensation and Promotion Committee, which plays a central role in the governance structure of the firm.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSS) and previously served as a member of the board of the Singapore Land Authority.
Prior to joining us, he worked in software development and product management at Oracle Corporation and Centigram Communications (both in Silicon Valley).
He holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was awarded the Haas Academic Achievement Award. as well as master’s and bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) and the Indian Institute of Technology, respectively.