Kavil Ramachandran Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India
Kavil Ramachandran (Ram) is the Thomas Schmidheiny Chair Professor of Family Business and Wealth Management at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad. Prior to joining ISB in 2001, he was a faculty of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad for 15 years. He has a PhD from the Cranfield University, UK, in entrepreneurship.
Ram is an active researcher, teacher, and consultant on family business governance, professionalization, succession management, business strategy, and entrepreneurship. He is a frequent speaker to communities of family businesses in India and abroad, and writes for popular media regularly. Ram has been a pioneer academic entrepreneur, propagating the message of strengthening family business in India and outside.