Mr. Ravi Soni
Achiever's Success Story
SMART MANUFACTURING TRANSFORMATION THOUGHT LEADER DRIVING DISRUPTION AND BREAKTHROUGHS
“Ravi Soni has established himself as a thought leader with over two decades of rich experience in manufacturing, digital transformation, and consulting. Starting his journey in a small town in India, Ravi’s humble beginnings instilled a relentless work ethic and a passion for innovation, leading him to influential roles in global corporations.
In his current tenure at Amazon Web Services, Ravi excelled as the Worldwide Technical Leader for Process Manufacturing and an Industrial Manufacturing Solution Specialist. He was pivotal in developing and implementing AWS’s manufacturing industry strategy and cloud computing initiatives. He invests significant time and talent in cultivating next generation leaders in manufacturing digital transformation. Ravi authors thought leadership content in form of blogs, prescriptive guidance and strategies to influence C-suite leaders and accelerating cloud adoption and business development.
Before Amazon, Ravi made significant contributions to important Indian corporations. At Tata Consultancy Services, he led large programs that bridged the gap between technology potential and practical business applications. His role at Hindustan Lever Limited involved managing operational efficiencies in production processes, where he implemented innovative strategies for growth. Ravi led critical production lines at PepsiCo India, significantly enhancing productivity through strategic improvements. His time at JK Tyre was characterized by his leadership in production and technical activities, driving significant process improvements.
Ravi’s expertise in managing complex manufacturing, supply chain, and technology engagements has been recognized internationally. He holds numerous industry certifications including a Six Sigma Black Belt from the American Society of Quality, Certified Planning and Inventory Management from the Association of Supply Chain Management, Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute, and many others, underscoring his deep knowledge and commitment to his field. Ravi was recently selected as a Royal Society of Arts Manufacturing Fellow, joining an elite community committed to creating a better future, championing new ideas, and delivering practical solutions.
Besides his professional pursuits, Ravi is deeply committed to mentoring, and the cause of underprivileged education is close to his heart, owing to his humble background. He dedicates his time and resources to nurturing talent in manufacturing and beyond and supporting disadvantaged students globally, reflecting his belief in giving back to the community.
With a rich array of technical skills in AWS Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, IoT, Manufacturing Systems, and more, Ravi stands out as a visionary leader. His strategic approach and technical prowess make him a significant figure in the manufacturing and technology sectors.
Ravi’s journey from a small Indian town to leading roles in global companies is a testament to his perseverance and skill. His commitment to mentoring the next generation and his contributions to the field of manufacturing and technology highlight his dedication to professional excellence and social responsibility.”