Ramanan Ramanathan

Ramanan Ramanathan

Mission Director
Atal Innovation Mission

Ramanan Ramanathan is currently the Mission Director of the Atal Innovation Mission, Additional Secy, NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) Government of India

The Atal Innovation mission is a strategic and holistic national Innovation initiative spanning schools, universities, industry and NGOs
Under Ramanan’s leadership Atal Innovation Mission has introduced game changing education initiatives like launching thousands of state of the art Atal Tinkering Labs in schools across the countries and over a hundred incubators fostering innovative Startups in various sectors.

R Ramanan was previously Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of CMC Ltd., a subsidiary of the globally acclaimed Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

Ramanan’s illustrious career in the IT industry spans more than three decades when he joined TCS in 1981 after graduating from IIT Bombay in Electrical Engineering.

Ramanan played an instrumental role in the growth of TCS with a variety of responsibilities ranging from software product development, technical marketing, global business development, and general management of large delivery centers of TCS. Ramanan led CMC’s rapid transformation from a domestic government organization to a global IT systems engineering and integration organization. Under his leadership

CMC share price grew over 2100% between October 2001 to 2014
its operating profits grew over 1338%, with over 72% of its business coming from the overseas markets and
leading to its successful amalgamation into TCS in 2015