Revathi Advaithi is an Indian born American business executive. She is the CEO of a multinational manufacturing and logistic company, Flex. Revathi is also an independent Board of members in Uber.
Revathi Advaithi was born on Wednesday, 18 October 1967( age 53; as of 2021) in India. She grew up in India. Revathi Advaithi did mechanical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology Pilani, Rajasthan, India, in 1986. In 2003, Revathi pursued MBA from Thunderbird Globe of Management, United States. Revathi began her career as a shop floor supervisor on a factory floor in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Height (approx.): 5’8″
Parents & Siblings
Revathi Advaithi’s father’s name was Late A.N.N Swamy. He was a chemical engineer. Her mother’s name is Visalam Swamy, who is a homemaker. Before getting settled in Chennai, Revathi’s family also lived in Bihar, Gujrat, and Assam. Revathi Advaithi has four sisters. When Revathi was young, she lost her father. After the death of her father, there was no source of income, but apart from this, Revathi’s mothers raised all the five girls and gave them a good education.
Wife & Children
Revathi Advaithi’s husband’s name is Jeevan Mulgund. He is the Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain Strategy at Honeywell International. Revathi and Jeevan met in Hutchinson, a city in Kansas, United States. They got married in the year 1998. Revathi and Jeevan have two children, a son, Pranav, who is 16 years old, and, a daughter, Lakshmi.
Revathi’s daughter Lakshmi Mulgund is a social media & co-sports editor in Talon yearbook. Revathi and her daughter spend most of their time watching TV together.
Revathi Advaithi started her career as a shop floor supervisor on a factory floor in Shawnee, Oklahoma. In 1995, Revathi Advaithi joined Eaton, a management company in England, as the Plant Manager. Further, she was into various job roles there.
In 2002, Revathi shifted to Honeywell International, and she worked there for almost 6 years. She joined as a director in Global sourcing in the year 2002. In 2006, she was promoted as the general manager in Automation control. LinkedIn
In 2008, Revathi Advaithi joined as a general manager in Eaton, which is a power management company. She then served as the President, of Asia Pacific, Electrical Sector, Shangai, China, in July 2009, and in August 2012, she was appointed as the President of, the American Regions, Electrical sector. Later, she got promoted as the Chief operating officer of Eatons Electrical sector, in September 2015. LinkedIn
Revathi Advaithi, because of her exceptional leadership skills was appointed as the Chief Executive officer and board of directors in Flex, in 2019. Revathi’s responsibility in Flex was designing the company’s strategic direction and to lead the organization in the new era of manufacturing. LinkedIn
Revathi Advaithi was also a non-executive director on the BAE Systems board, from January 2018 to July 2020.
Apart from this, Revathi Advaithi in July 2020, became the independent board of members of Uber
She is the board member of Catalyst and in October 2020, she was also the MIT presidential CEO of the advisory board.
- Revathi Advaithi was listed among the 50 most powerful businesswomen, in the US, in 2019 and 2020. Flex
- According to Revathi Advaithi, during her college days, she was only the girl in her group who took admission in mechanical engineering.
- After eight months of Revathi’s joining as the Chief Executive officer, Revathi was listed at 33rd position in the Fortune Magazine.
- In the year 2008, Revathi managed the largest of Eaton’s business by securing more than $13 billion in sales.
- Revathi is of the very few Indian-American women to run a global Fortune 500 company.
- Revathi Advaithi is a social media person, she is very active on social platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.