VP of Product Management
Aravind Ratnam leads product management at AEye, where he is responsible for product strategy, requirements, roadmap, content and specifications. A former management consultant, Aravind has a deep understanding of business models and broad exposure to various markets, including semiconductor, industrial & robotics, and aerospace & defense. He also has deep experience with visioning, growth strategy, mergers and acquisition due diligence, financial analysis, go-to-market product plans and business model assessments. Prior to AEye, Aravind led product management at the Connected Vehicle Solutions business unit of Wind River, a ~$1B acquisition of Intel. He also led corporate strategy at Wind River, garnering recognition for his crisp points of view and tight business model framing in autonomous driving, cybersecurity, edge analytics and related areas. Aravind is a sought-after speaker in the automotive space. He holds advanced graduate degrees in Space Science from Florida Tech, as well as in Management and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.