Raj Ramachandran, Ed.D.
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Raj Ramachandran, Ed.D.

Senior Client Partner

Mr. Ramachandran is the North American lead for the Korn Ferry Academy. Raj is also a Senior Client Partner for Korn Ferry, based in the firm’s Texas offices.

Mr. Ramachandran has deep expertise in senior leadership assessment, coaching and development. Raj brings nearly two decades of management consulting and industry experience working across the technology, health care and higher-education industry verticals. Raj works with clients to understand their business needs and implement solutions in selecting, engaging, and developing top teams and senior leaders.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ramachandran was vice-president of Enterprise Solutions at Apollo Education Group and has served as a management consultant at Accenture, IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers providing leadership and talent management services to a variety of Fortune 500 clients in the higher-education, healthcare, and high-tech industries. Mr. Ramachandran has worked with senior executives, top teams and high-potential leaders guiding them and their organizations to deliver business results.

Mr. Ramachandran has presented at such events as University of Chicago’s Booth School Leadership Summit , CLO Magazine’s Learning Symposium, Elliott Masie’s Learning conferences, and India’s NASSCOM events as well as served as faculty at Accenture’s Management Consulting University, and University of California-San Diego. Raj has also been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and India’s Financial Express and Chief Talent Officer periodicals in the area of global learning leadership. 

Mr. Ramachandran earned his bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Ohio State University and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, earning both his master's and doctorate in education. He is also an alumnus of the Wharton Business School.