Keynote Speaker, Ivey Global Conference on Reverse Innovation in Healthcare, Toronto, Nov 26, 2013
Keynote Speaker, Conference on Impact of Emerging Multinationals on Global Development, Politecnico di Milano, May 30-31, 2013
Keynote Dinner Speaker, China Goes Global Conference, Harvard University, October 9, 2012
Keynote Speaker, CBS Conference on Emerging Market Multinationals, Copenhagen, October 26, 2012
Harvard Law School, Eleventh Conference on Pensions and Capital Stewardship, Panel on Emerging Markets, and Panel on Infrastructure Investment in India, May 2, 2013.
Industry and Academic Experience
Prior to joining the College of Business Administration in 1981, Professor Ramamurti served as a consultant to the Planning Commission of the Government of India and as executive assistant to the CEO of a large engineering company. He also served as a senior adviser to the United Nations in South Korea and Bangladesh. In addition, Professor Ramamurti has served as a consultant to firms or governments in Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea. He has also advised international agencies, among them the World Bank, United Nations, US Information Agency, UNCTAD, and the US Agency for International Development. He has also been a consultant to several public and private firms in the US and in emerging economies. He was Programme Advisor to The Economist on the Economist Education offering. Besides Northeastern University, Professor Ramamurti has been a visiting professor at Harvard Business School in the Business-Government-and-Competition Area (1986-1988), MIT's Sloan School in the Strategy and International Management group (1998-2000), IMD-Switzerland (1999-2008), and the Wharton School, U. of Pennsylvania, in the Management Department (2006-07). Ramamurti founded and heads NU’s Center for Emerging Markets since 2007.
Professor Ramamurti served as Division Chair, Program Chair, and Pre-Conference Chair for the Academy of Management's International Management Division. He was also a member of the Journal of International Business Studies Decade Award Selection Committee. Professor Ramamurti served as Chair for the AIB Doctoral Consortium and as Panelist for the AIB Junior Faculty Consortium. He was a member and Chair for the Richard N. Farmer Dissertation Award Committee. Professor Ramamurti was a presenter at the first Journal of International Business Studies Conference on Emerging Research Issues in International Business. Professor Ramamurti has served as a member of several editorial boards, including the Global Strategy Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Management, and Management International Review.
Cnn.com, Fareed Zakaria,” What I'm Reading” Column (cites Govindarajan & Ramamurti, HBR, article), Dec 11, 2013
John Mondrola,” Three Ways to Improve US Healthcare, as Demonstrated in India,” Dec 10, 2013 (based on Govindarajan & Ramamurti, HBR, Nov 2013.
Washington Post, Op-ed (with V. Govindarajan) in Sunday Nov 3, 2013 edition. Reprinted in Charleston Daily Mail, Pittsburgh Gazette, Monterey Herald, Realclearpolicy.com, The Advisory Board Company, India New England, The Peninsula (Qatar), Silicon Investor.com etc.
Harvard Business Review. Blog (with V. Govindarajan), “Why can’t US healthcare costs be cut in half?” Nov 1, 2013
Times of India, Bushra Baseerat, "Emulate India's Strides in Healthcare: Study" Oct 19, 2013.
Hindustan Times, Yashwant Raj, "US should learn from private Indian hospitals," Oct 16, 2013.
Harvard Business Review. Blog (with V. Govindarajan), “India’s secret to low-cost health care,” Oct 15, 2013
Boston.com. Op-ed on “Reverse innovation’s big impact for consumers,” December 18, 2012
Wall Street Journal Marketwatch,”Emerging market strategies and picks for 2013,” December 13, 2012
Wired magazine, Op-ed on “Trickle-Up Innovation,” UK Edition, November 2012
China Daily.com. “No longer just a cog in the machine.” July 20, 2012
International Business Times. “Can the splurging Chinese firms save Europe?” June 7, 2012
Alaska Dispath. “Crumbling BRICs.” June 7, 2012.
GlobalPost. “When the BRICs crumble.” June 4, 2012
Wall Street Journal/Marketwatch. “The world’s ‘new tigers’ stand ready to pounce.” May 23, 2012
Balkans.com. “Turkey has the potential to be region’s superpower.” May 24, 2012
Korn/Ferry Institute Briefings on Talent & Leadership. “Globalization from the bottom up” by Victoria Griffith, Q1-2011 (December 2010), pp. 26-32.
Emerging Investor. “Why the future belongs to emerging markets.” Nov-Dec 2010
Bloomberg Businessweek. “Emerging markets: Bubble or growth leader? October 28, 2010
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