Ravi Raghava

Chief Cloud Strategist, Federal Civilian Division

GDIT

Ravi Raghava leads the Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) for General Dynamics Information Technology’s (GDIT) Federal Civilian Division and is Distinguished Cloud Strategist. In this role, Ravi leads FedCiv’s Enterprise Cloud Strategy and helps its customers benefit from GDIT’s vast cloud and digital transformation experience.

Ravi spearheads the CCoE for the Federal Civilian Division and leads cloud new business and organic growth. He works with various Federal agencies and C-level executives in shaping enterprise cloud and cyber strategy and vision. He supports large number of mission critical cloud programs across the Federal sector delivering digital transformation experience. He leads cloud/cyber assessment, migration strategies and R&D innovation programs at GDIT. He constantly shares best practices and lessons learned through CCoE.

Ravi’s career spans more than 23 years of experience in Information Technology and over 12 years of significant Cloud, Cyber and DevOps expertise. He is one of the early adopters of Cloud and has established Cloud Centers of Excellence and built cloud practices across Federal and Commercial enterprises, driving cloud adoption across the industry. His roles include new business development, delivery of cloud, cyber & DevOps solutions, solution architecture, digital consulting, and driving digital transformation across enterprises.

Prior to his tenure at GDIT, Ravi served as Vice-President at ManTech (formerly InfoZen) and led the Cloud, Cyber and DevOps practices. He led the NASA Cloud Program and was responsible for migrating and managing over 150+ cloud applications. He was honored with NASA’s prestigious TEAM Award (Human Space Flight program), for excellence in design and delivery of NASA’s Collaborative Life Sciences Repository system on AWS Cloud. He was also honored with NASA’s Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) office award for deploying a mission critical spacewalk ecosystem on cloud. Prior to that, Ravi served as Associate Director and leader of Cloud Practice at Virtusa and CTO for ProQual-I.T., where he led company’s commercial cloud portfolio and Go-to market strategy.

Ravi earned a Bachelors in Engineering from the University of Madras and holds multiple cloud certifications.

Ravi Raghava
Ravi Raghava
Chief Cloud Strategist, Federal Civilian Division
GDIT