Ravi Kumar

Member Since 2022

Ravi Kumar

CTO & SVP Engineering



I am a dedicated leader with more than 24+ years of startup experience and thought leadership in designing and developing highly scalable cloud-based solutions. I have extensive experience building products from the ground up, and has expertise in the field of Telecommunications, Voice over Wi-Fi, IoT, Wearables, ASR, Data Analytics, AI/ML, and DevOps. I never back away from a challenge and have a passion for leading my teams by showing them the way…never asking someone to do something I am not prepared to do myself. As the Co-Founder and CTO of Theatro, I am currently responsible for overall solution architecture, managing the day-to-day development team activities, and leading key innovation projects. Prior to Theatro, I held senior R&D leadership positions at Kodiak Networks, Rapid5 Networks and Ishoni Networks and I hold multiple US patents.


  • Team Leadership
  • Software Engineering
  • Technical Innovation


September 23rd, 2022

Everything-as-a-Service: It’s time to unite devices and software under the same model

Today’s Software-as-a-Service is a boon to CIOs; in my experience, they love access to cloud-based programs on a subscription basis rather than having to buy copies of the software. But they still need to buy the hardware on which to run the apps—or do they?

August 31st, 2022

10 factors to consider when assessing the customer journey

Are you meeting your clients where they're at to help them reach their ultimate goals? 

August 26th, 2022

Avoid these 16 bad habits that can damage a leader's influence 

Living up to their own set of standards enables managers to increase credibility, mutual respect, trust, and engagement with their teams.

July 18th, 2022

Navigating a leadership role can be lonely—here are some tips

15 company heads are sharing their best resources so you don't have to go it alone.



Theatro is a Dallas-based technology startup pioneering the market’s first voice-controlled enterprise wearable for brick and mortar retail, hospitality, and manufacturing. Our “heads up, hands free” mobile solution provides a software suite of productivity and communication applications through a SaaS (Software as a Service) offering designed to optimize employee, sales, and operational performance.


  • Retail Technology
  • Assistive Technology
  • Software