Captain Raghu Raman
Capt. Raghu Raman’s unique career profile has enabled him to learn, practice, and teach the first principles of organizational dynamics, strategy, transformations, and the mindset shift that is needed to lead in a complex and ever-changing world.
Raghu’s keynote sessions combine his three decades of CEO-level leadership experience across the diverse domains of the armed forces, corporates, and the government. He has worked in several distinct leadership environments. The authoritarian style within the Armed Forces, the incentive-driven style predominant in corporates such as Mahindra and Reliance Industries, and the procedure-driven, bureaucratic style of the government. He has founded and led companies as well as complex global JVs. He has been a strategic advisor to both national and global leaders.
Raghu’s intense exposure to working in large enterprises means he understands what it takes to bring about transformations.
He is a sought-after thought leader on the global leadership coaching and training circuit. His in-demand sessions and workshops are finely crafted interventions that deliver measurable outcomes. He has delivered keynotes, sessions, and workshops for global audiences in India, the UAE, and Singapore. Clientele includes Infosys, Flipkart, Myntra, ICICI Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra, Unilever, Deloitte, and KPMG, among many others.
Capt. Raman has an enthralling presence in leading publications and platforms such as TEDx and Josh Talks, as well as in the media, including the Hindustan Times, Mint, People Matters, Wired, and Indian Express. His talks have been viewed over forty million times and used as case studies in several leadership forums.
Raghu is associated with business schools & Govt Institutions including the Indian School of Business, Duke Corporate Education, National Defence College, Army War College, and Indian Institute of Public Administration.
He is the author of the bestseller ‘Everyman’s War’ which has been endorsed by business and government leaders alike.
- Leading in the ruptured* world (and compassion. RUPT* is an acronym coined by CDC, which stands for Rapid, Uncertain, Paradoxical, and Tangled)
- Driving purpose by storytelling
- Design Thinking
- Management lessons from the street
- Deep work
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