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educator , author , business consultant

Ram Charan, self-employed business consultant, educator, author. Recipient Best Teacher award Northwestern University, Evanston, 1975, Bell Ringer award Crotonville Institute; Fellow National Academy of Human Resources, 2000, Distinguished Fellow, 2005. Fellow: National Academy of Human Resources.


Charan, Ram was born on December 25, 1939 in Hapur, India. Came to the United States, 1963. Son of Ganga Saran and Sona (Devi) S.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1959. Diploma industrial engineering, University New South Wales, 1963. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1965.

Doctor in Business Administration, Harvard University, 1967.


Assistant professor business Harvard University, Boston, 1967-1973. Associate professor Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1973-1976. Professor Boston University, 1976-1978.

Private practice teacher, consultant Dallas, since 1978. Board directors Fischer & Porter Company, Horsham, Pennsylvania, Austin Industries, Dallas, C.E. Niehoff & Company, Evanston, Biogenex, Tyco Electronics. Member investment advisory committee Taylor & Turner, San Francisco, since 1983, Blue Ribbon Commission on Corporation Goverance.



Fellow: National Academy of Human Resources.


Ganga Saran S.

Sona (Devi) S.