PhD MBA MSc(Hons) BScEng(Hons) CEng(UK) CITP(UK) FBCS(UK) FIET(UK) FIEEE(USA)
Visionary & Thought Leader. Entreprenuer & Growth Hacker. Transformation Strategist & CxO
Founder & Managing Partner – ramesh24inc & company
Ramesh is a seasoned C-suite executive with a balanced and multifaceted posture having provided effective stewardship to many organizations with diversified interests. He is passionate about what he does and dynamic in adapting to any complex context and has a track record of accomplishments in some of the most competitive markets and complex industries. He has over 25 years of experience, with 20+ at the C-level with an operational footprint covering territories such as USA, UK, Nordics, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Australia and SEA working together with industry leaders such as McKinsey, BCG, Deloitte, Gartner, E&Y, PwC, KPMG, SAP, Microsoft, Cisco, Siemens, IBM, Google, AWS, UIPath, Hitachi, Wipro, HCL, etc in transforming organizations for the Data Driven, Experience economy.
He has been able to continuously raise the bar through my innovative, creative and results-oriented leadership with an acute focus on building, transforming, managing businesses to deliver exceptional results, consistently, in highly competitive environments and markets. His focused execution is built on his business acumen, strategic thinking, inspirational leadership, and on building high performance teams with a single minded focus on delighting customers.
He is known for his innovative, creative and results-oriented leadership in building, transforming and managing businesses with an acute focus on achieving exceptional results, consistently, in highly competitive environments. His focused execution is built on his business acumen, strategic thinking, inspirational leadership, and building high performance teams with a single minded focus on delighting customers and driving exceptional transformation which has most often than not set the pace for the industry to follow suit.
He envision building a data driven culture for an organization to drive better experience, eliminate points of friction, drive better insights through a well aligned transformation program. This is modeled through techniques such as blue ocean strategy, design thinking, journey mapping, etc and ultimately delivered through a Bimodal Digital/IT strategy to drive the requisite outcome.
He also has the rare distinction of being amongst the top 1% of his class, a Hayes-Fulbright scholar, Doctoral Degree in Management, Masters in Business Administration as well as Computer Science and a First Class Honours Degree in Electrical & Telecommunication Engineering to his credentials. He is one of the youngest to be appointed as a CEO as well as the Group CIO at John Keells Group and at present provides stewardship for the Digital, IT and related strategy/execution across the John Keells Group, consisting 70+ companies spanning 7 industry verticals with a market capitalization of US$1.4b and Annual gross turn-over in excess of US$ 800m, as it’s Executive Vice President / Global CIO whilst providing leadership as it’s CEO for the Group’s IT Consultancy and Services Organization, John Keells IT as well Group’s Open Innovation/Startup Incubator, John Keells .
He has many prestigious accolades to his credit in recognition of his contribution and is a renowned public speaker at many conferences and forums as well as serves on the boards on many companies in the capacity of Executive Director as well as Non-Executive Director impacting the growth trajectories of them as well. He is also a Member of the Forbes Council.
Please drop a line on firstname.lastname@example.org or +1.929.242.7670 to explore possibilities with him in driving your next point of inflection.