Ram Charan is a highly acclaimed business advisor and leading author of top business books and articles. Active advisor to CEO’s of Fortune 100 companies and emerging venture capital funded firms he specializes in converting vision into reality and action.
Ram Charan is an expert in executing business strategies for bottom line results, he shows decision makers how to achieve profitable top line growth that is also capital efficient. Ram Charan has a reputation for practical solutions with a real world perspective and his expertise runs deep in several key areas of business.
Ram Charan started his business career as a teenager working in the family shoe shop in India. He went on to earn a degree in engineering and then MBA and doctorate degrees from Harvard Business School. After graduating with a high distinction he went on to serve as a member of the Harvard Business School faculty.
Ram Charan is a favorite among executive educators and has won a number of significant teaching awards including the Bell Ringer (best teacher) award at GE’s famous Crotonville Institute and similar awards at Wharton School’s Life Insurance Institute and Northwestern. He was among Business Week’s top ten resources for in-house executive development programmes.
Ram Charan has had numerous articles published in Harvard’s Business Review, Fortune, Time, Director’s Monthly and USA Today and in addition he has written several highly informative books, he often specializes in tailoring his books for specific client companies. Based on a Business Week survey of 514 businesses (Oct. 2001) Ram Charam was voted 2 Top Management Guru covering all categories such as leadership, strategy, etc. in front of John Kotter, Jay Conger and Peter Drucker.
With a broad spectrum of experience and an impeccable track record, Ram Charam is in high demand as a keynote speaker at major conferences around the globe. He informs guides and offers invaluable practical advice to major corporate clients and top business leaders from the world’s most successful companies.