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Ramesh   Venkateswaran
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Ramesh Venkateswaran



  • Post Graduate in Management from IIM Bangalore

  • Mechanical Engineer from IIT Bombay

  • Gold Medalist of his batch of 1980 at IIM Bangalore and Winner of the Glaxo Marketing Scholar of the year at IIM Bangalore.
  • Recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award of IIM Bangalore in 2009
Ramesh Venkateswaran has been a visiting faculty in the Marketing area at IIM Bangalore since 1990. He has been teaching the PGP and PGSEM programmers'. His areas of interest and focus are Product Strategy, Customer Service and Strategic Selling. He has consulted and worked with a large number of Indian and Multinational companies in the country. He is also regularly invited as a speaker by organizations and associations. His recent notable assignments include:
  • Director, SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore
  • Chairman of Custommerce Service Excellence Foundation, a not for profit Sec 25 organization to serve as a catalyst for service excellence in the country.
  • Former Independent Director, Patni Computer Systems Limited
  • Headmaster of The Lawrence School, Lovedale, Ooty
Prof. Ramesh is closely involved with various socially relevant issues and projects which include:
  • Founder Member , Chairman and volunteer at Vishwas, a not for profit counseling organization in Bangalore, that offers free and confidential counseling services for people in emotional stress since 1991.
  • President, The Richmond Fellowship Society (Karnataka) – an organisation that offers care to mentally ill adults.
  • President of the IIM Bangalore Alumni Association for two extended terms.