Professor Ramamurti obtained his B.Sc. (Physics) from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi University (1972), his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (1974), where he graduated the top of his class, and his Doctorate in Business Administration from Harvard Business School (1982). He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Business School, MIT’s Sloan School of Management, CEIBS-China, IMD-Switzerland, the Fletcher School at Tufts U., and the Wharton School, U. of Pennsylvania.
He is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and was elected in 2003 to serve on the Executive Council of the Academy of Management’s International Management Division (IMD).
In Emerging Multinationals in Emerging Markets (Cambridge University Press, 2009), he looks at the internationalization of firms such as Haier, TCS, Suzlon, and Embraer. He has also published in the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Executive, California Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Management Science, and World Development.
He has been a consultant to the United Nations, the World Bank, USAID, and Fulbright, and has consulted with several firms, including Arthur D. Little, Bosch, Cognex, EG&G, EMC, KPMG International, Petrobras, Praxair, Reutgers, and SK Group.