VV Ranganathan

Former Senior Partner – Ernst & Young;
Co-Founder & Chairman,Compassites Ventures INC

VV Ranganathan or Ranga, as he is affectionately called, is a Finance Professional, an Entrepreneur and an Author. Formerly, he was a Senior Partner with E&Y for many years and led several initiatives of the firm including co – founding & steering the Marquee Global Program – The World Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, both in India and Monaco.

He has co – founded many ventures with young talents which are at various stages of growth. Some of his ventures are social enterprises. He is also involved with large foundations that run hundreds of schools all over India as well leading a focused program on supporting economically weak but academically strong students.

He was recently awarded ‘Sankara Ratna Award’ in recognition of his immense contributions towards the good work supporting the social missions of The Medical Research Foundation & The Vision Research Foundation that run the famous Eye Hospital Sankara Nethralaya.