Mindtree Kalinga: Global Learning Center

Creating Engineers for Tomorrow

Board of Directors

Mindtree Leader | Ramesh Ramanathan

Ramesh Ramanathan

Independent Director

Ramesh Ramanathan is a social entrepreneur and works on urban issues in India. He is a co-founder of the Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, a non-profit organization, focused on transforming the quality of life in urban India. He is also the Chairman of Janalakshmi Social Services, a not-for-profit, social business holding company that has promoted enterprises in urban financial inclusion and urban affordable housing.

Ramesh works closely with the government on urban issues on a pro-bono basis. His current positions include being the National Technical Advisor, Government of India for the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission, the country's flag-ship urban mission.

Prior to his social initiatives, Ramesh worked in a leadership position at Citibank, North America.

Ramesh has an MS in Physics from BITS, Pilani and an MBA from Yale University. He was nominated as one of the Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum in 2007.