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Kavasseri Vaidianatha Ramanathan Edit Profile

consultant , researcher , Accounting educator

Kavasseri Vaidianatha Ramanathan, Indian accounting educator, researcher, consultant. Fulbright scholar Calcutta, 1960-1963.

Background

Ramanathan, Kavasseri Vaidianatha was born on November 26, 1932 in Trichur, Kerala, India. Son of Kavasseri Viswanatha and Saraswathy (Apathira) Vaidianathan. came to the United States, 1966.

Education

Bachelor of Commerce, Calcutta University, India, 1954. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1970.

Career

Systems manager, Philips India Ltd., Calcutta, 1955-1959;professor accounting, Indian Institute Management, Ahmedabad, 1963-1966;associate professor accounting, U. Washington, Seattle, 1969-1979;professor accounting, U. Washington, Seattle, since 1979;chairman of the executive Master of Business Administration program, U. Washington, Seattle, 1982-1986;director Russian programs, 1992-1995. Visiting scientist Battelle Memorial Institute, Seattle, 1974-1977. Visiting professor Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979-1980.

Visiting fellow Australian National U., Canberra, 1983, Monash U., Australia, 1983. Visiting professor New York University, New York City, 1986-1987, U. Auckland, 1992.

Membership

Adviser Sandeepany West, Piercy, California, 1981-1982. Board directors Arsha Vidya Pitam, Los Gatos, California, since 1982. President Ragamala, Seattle.

Founder, chairman Hindu Temple & Community Center Pacific Northwest, Seattle, since 1988. Fellow Indian Institute of Cost and Works Accountants. Member American Accounting Association, Finance Executives Institute, Institute of Management Accountants.

Connections

Son of Kavasseri Viswanatha and Saraswathy (Apathira) Vaidianathan. M. Rajalakshmi Ramanathan, April 22, 1959. 1 daughter, Saraswathy.

father:
Kavasseri Viswanatha Vaidianathan

mother:
Saraswathy (Apathira) Vaidianathan

spouse:
Rajalakshmi Ramanathan