Ravi S Ramakrishnan

Founder, Shared Services Forum (SSF) India
Founder & CEO, RvaluE Group
Ravi S Ramakrishnan

Ravi is a seasoned global business and people leader with ~40yrs of business, finance and business services experience. A former Business Leader at American Express, he was integral part of the global leadership team to set up its pioneering offshore operations in India in mid 90s. He has held leadership positions in Unilever, Murugappa Group & Eicher Group, with CXO level responsibilities.

Ravi has led large scale process transitions and transformations, and serviced 30+ countries across US, UK, Europe, JAPA, and India. He has successful track record of transforming business services: strategy to execution, hands-on experience of global COE Ops, global process ownership, global implementation of SOX (Amex $160Bn Balance Sheet), re-engineering, technology & change management. He has strong relationships with the BPM ecosystem across the globe.

Ravi set up RvaluE in 2005, a growing firm focused on business services strategy, operations, process transformation and captive operations offering E2E solutions to 'realize business value'. In 2011, he founded Shared Services Forum (SSF), an interactive Industry Platform for Shared Services & IT/ITeS space. His latest venture is Quintes Global, setting trends through transformation centric NewAge Business Services Operating Model – 'Dedicated Captive' (D-Cap) Model.

Recognized as a Visionary CEO & Thought Leader in Business Services, is also an Executive Coach & Mentor for business leaders, hi-performing executives and young entrepreneurs. As 'Game Changers' in Business Transformation, he has provided leadership to create proprietary models for process consolidation, process maturity, people practices, digital transformation, future readiness, customer experience, etc. Very recently, RvaluE has been listed and awarded as 'India's Greatest Brands 2017-18 – Pride of the Nation', by AsiaOne Magazine & URS Media – Process Reviewers PricewaterhouseCoopers PL".

Ravi uniquely combines exposure to Manufacturing & Services sectors, setup 15+ SSCs, 100+ transformational assignments, various structuring/ operating models, delivering over $ 400 Mn saves to clients. He works with CXO leaders of India/ Global Corporations, GBS Centres and BPO Ecosystem, translating BPM strategies into business performance drivers. At Eicher Group, as CFO & Member, Group Management Committee he was associated with many strategic initiatives including turnaround & merger of Royal Enfield Motors.

Ravi is a Chartered, Cost Accountant & Company Secretary and trained at Carnegie Mellon University, USA for implementing eSCM. He is passionate about people, practices, leadership and organizational capability development.