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

Senior Client Partner, CEO & Executive Leadership Development

Mr. Ramachandran is Senior Client Partner in Korn Ferry’s global Leadership Development Practice.

Mr. Ramachandran has deep expertise in senior leadership assessment, executive coaching, team development and facilitating - particularly in topics of enterprise leadership. Raj has done extensive work with leadership and learning academies in large multi-nationals with significant cross-sector experience at senior levels, globally.

Mr. Ramachandran brings nearly two decades of management consulting and industry experience working across industry verticals, working with clients such as Ericsson, J&J, Nike, Novartis, Microsoft, and Tyson Foods. 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 Korn Ferry, Mr. Ramachandran was vice-president of Enterprise Talent Solutions at Apollo Education Group and has served as a management consultant at Accenture, IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers providing talent management solutions to a variety of Fortune 500 clients in the higher-education, healthcare, and high-tech industries.

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. Mr. Ramachandran 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. Raj is also an alumnus of the Wharton Business School. Assessment/Certifications: KFALP, KF4D, Hogan, ESCI, Hay Styles & Climate.

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