8 September 1960|
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Loyola College, Chennai|
|Occupation||Group CEO and Managing Director, Mastek|
Sudhakar Ram (born 8 September 1960), is the Group CEO and Managing Director of Mastek, a software company. He was awarded CNBC Asia's ‘India Business Leader of the Year’ in 2007. He is the lead contributor to the blog - The New Constructs. Sudhakar Ram recently published "The Connected Age", a book based on the world’s dystopian environment.
Early life and education
Sudhakar Ram was born on 8 September 1960 in Chennai. His early childhood and schooling was in Delhi and Kolkata. When he was eight, his family moved to Chennai. Sudhakar Ram graduated in Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai and completed his MBA from IIM Calcutta. He was the silver medalist at IIM-C. At IIM-C, he developed a keen interest in computers.
Prior to joining Mastek, he served as the Chief Information Officer of Rediffusion Dentsu Young & Rubicam. Sudhakar Ram, along with three graduates from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A), Ashank Desai, Ketan Mehta and R. Sundar, started Mastek in May 1982.
Sudhakar met his wife Girija while pursuing his MBA at IIM Calcutta. He has a daughter named Samvitha.
Awards & Recognition
- "Five experiences that have shaped Sudhakar Ram, CEO of Mastek". The Economic Times. 18 April 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
- "Board Of Directors". Mastek. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
- "Sudhakar Ram, Chairman, Managing Director and CEO, Mastek Ltd". indiainfoline.com. Retrieved 11 September 2014.