Area of Expertise
Automotive, Autonomous Vehicles, Cybersecurity, Networking, Mobility
Ravi Puvvala is currently the VP of Strategic Accounts and Partnerships in Harman’s (A Samsung Company) secure connectivity group. Prior to this role, he was the founder & CEO of Savari. In this role, he led his company’s Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) core technologies to be adopted by various Automotive OEMs, Mobile Network Operators around the world. He built an ecosystem of partners that includes Automotive Tier-1 suppliers, 5G infrastructure suppliers, Edge Cloud partners, 5G technology suppliers. He is a frequent speaker on the subject of V2X in ITS America, 5GAA forum and various other mobility conferences. He serves as an advisor to various mobility startups, transportation institutes and government bodies.
Ravi has 30 years of experience in the Automotive and Telecommunication industry. He has worked for various startups and fortune 100 companies in the Silicon Valley during his career.
Ravi holds BS and MS degrees from Bangalore University, India and Arizona State University, United States.