Ram is a passionate product marketer and brings over two decades of executive management and private equity investing experience in technology and software-enabled services to his current role as Venture Partner at LiveOak.
He recently served as Chief Transformation Officer and Advisor of Medecision, an insurance data management and analytics software company. Prior to that, he was President of Net.Orange (acqd. by NantHealth), a real-time integrated data warehouse and decision support company. He was an investment partner over two fund cycles at Sevin Rosen Funds and worked closely with entrepreneurs across a broad spectrum of industries, businesses and investment cycles. His operating experience also includes product marketing roles at Texas Instruments and venture backed mobile softswitch company, Xybridge (acqd. by NASDAQ: ZHNE)
He received a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University at College Station, MS from UW-Madison and BE from Bangalore University, India. He is a listed inventor of two US patents in mobile communication.
He is a director or works closely with the management teams of BSI Financial Services, NuTek Food Science and Vistara IT. He actively trains for 3rd degree Black Belt in Northern and Southern Shaolin Kung Fu styles.