Council Member Profile: Mr. Subramaniam Ramadorai
Currently, Mr. Ramadorai is also the Chairman of CMC Limited (a leading systems engineering and integration company in India), TATA Elxsi (India) Ltd. and the Chairman of Computational Research Laboratories Ltd.
Mr. Ramadorai serves on the Board of Directors of Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Nicholas Piramal India Ltd, TATA Limited (India), TATA Infotech Limited (India), TATA Internet Services Limited, Nelito Systems Limited, and several other companies.
Mr. Ramadorai was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra and received his primary and secondary education at Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Physics from Delhi University, a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Telecommunications, and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. In 1993, Mr. Ramadorai attended the Senior Executive Development Program at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Mr. Ramadorai began his career with TCS as a junior engineer. He rose through the ranks and eventually was charged with setting up TCS' operations in the United States in 1979 in New York City, which have since grown to over 40 offices throughout the country. Since taking on the role of CEO in 1996, Mr. Ramadorai focused his efforts on building relationships with large corporations and academic institutions, planning and directing technology development and acquisitions and overseeing the company's research and development activities.
In 2011, he was appointed by the Indian Government as the advisor to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for the National Skill Development Council. In this role, Mr. Ramadorai holds the rank of a Cabinet Minister.