Ravi Kumar serves as Program Officer at the World Bank's Development Data Group in Washington. Most recently, he led open government data and data literacy initiatives at the World Bank’s Nepal Office. His interests include open data, data use, and data literacy.

He is a founder of Code for Nepal and a member of the Asia Society's Asia 21 Young Leaders. He has also served on Buena Vista University’s President’s Advisory Council and has founded and led two non-profits that have rebuilt over 30 schools, made data accessible, and increased digital and data literacy in Nepal. He holds a Masters from Columbia University, and Bachelors from Buena Vista University.