Our Management Team

Our leadership has a long history of entrepreneurship and building success through innovation and efficiency. They are committed to executing the bold vision we have for developing the most advanced products and services in our market. Our leaders truly embody the culture, values and mantra of Cantaloupe, working across the company to support our people, customers, and company growth.

Ravi Venkatesan

Chief Operating Officer

Ravi Venkatesan was named Chief Operating Officer in February 2022 after serving as the Chief Technology Officer at Cantaloupe since December 2020. He is responsible for leadership of the company’s architecture, development, network and business operations, product teams, as well as customer success. A proven leader with extensive expertise in product development, information systems, software development and program management, Mr. Venkatesan brings more than 20 years of experience in driving innovative change within technology environments.

Previously, Mr. Venkatesan was Head of Innovation at Bakkt. He held the dual roles of Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer at Bridge2 Solutions, preceding its sale to ICE, the parent company of Bakkt. Prior to his position at Bakkt he was the Vice President of Information Technology Strategy and Delivery at Cbeyond. Earlier in his career he spent time as a consulting leader with Accenture. 

Mr. Venkatesan graduated from Bangalore University with a degree in Electronics and went through a Post Graduate Program in Finance and Information Management from the Management Development Institute.