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Ravi Rishy-Maharaj is founder and CEO of GigSky -the first global mobile data network designed for travelers. Since its inception in 2010, the company has continued to expand its services and partnerships to provide a range of services for consumers, enterprises, and manufacturers.
Ravi's career as a serial entrepreneur spans over 25 years in high-tech where he has led technology and business teams across a diverse set of areas including Mobile, Wireless, Telecom & Networking, Enterprise Software, and Microelectronics.
Ravi also founded Kinaare Networks – a pioneer in IoT platforms and devices, and Digital Microsystems (Canada) – which developed networked-security/energy management consumer products. Other experiences include product marketing and management at Sun, Apple, and Nortel. In engineering, his work included networking, switching systems, data acquisition, computer integrated manufacturing, alternative fuel, and embedded systems.
Ravi Graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering from McMaster University and completed post-graduate studies in Engineering at McMaster and in Business Administration and Economics at York University. He was named as one of McMaster University Top 150 Engineering Alumni.