Korn Ferry
Raj Ramachandran, Ph.D.

Raj Ramachandran, Ph.D.

Senior Client Partner


As a senior client partner in Korn Ferry Hay Group’s leadership development practice, Raj Ramachandran has deep experience in senior leadership assessment, coaching, and development.

He brings nearly two decades of management consulting and industry experience working across the technology, healthcare, and higher-education industry verticals.

He works with clients to understand their business needs and implement solutions in selecting, engaging, and developing top teams and senior leaders. He has worked with senior executives, top teams, and high-potential leaders, guiding them and their organizations to deliver business results.

Prior to joining KFHG, 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.

He has presented at University of Chicago’s Booth School Leadership Summit, CLO Magazine’s Learning Symposium, Elliott Masie’s Learning conferences, and India’s NASSCOM events. He has served as faculty at Accenture’s Management Consulting University and at University of California – San Diego. He has 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.