A postgraduate in Management from IIM Bangalore Ramanujam Sridhar is a communication consultant, author, columnist, teacher, trainer, cricket enthusiast and a passionate social activist. A postgraduate in Management from IIM Bangalore and an MA in Economics from Loyola College, Chennai. After completing over 25 years in the business and holding high-profile positions such as CEO of Pratibha Advertising (now Quadrant), Executive Director, RK Swamy BBDO and Executive Vice President, Mudra Communications, Sridhar founded brand-comm, in 1998. Brand-Comm is now part of Madison World, a niche communications company headquartered in Bangalore with six offices pan-India. It’s range of services include Public Relations, Digital Marketing and Brand Advisory. Several well known brands such as the CavinKare, JBM, Peps, Manipal Global, Via.com are clients of brand-comm.
He is a former President of the Advertising Club, Bangalore and a former president of the IIMB Alumni association. IIM Bangalore has recently awarded Sridhar as a distinguished alumnus of the institute. He was honoured by the Madras Advertising Club for his service to the advertising profession in South India. He has been awarded the Life Time Achievement Award for Communicators from Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) in March 4, 2017.
He has authored three books – “One land one billion minds’, a best seller in India and its sequel “Googly Branding on Indian turf’. He launched his third book in Tamil ‘En Vazhi Thani Vazhi’ and is now writing a text book on Advertising and Brand Management.
He is a trained counselor and is a trustee in Vishranthi, an old age home.
He has started a trust in his mother’s name to help educate the girl child.
He is the Governing Council member of BNP (Bengaluru NavaNirmana Party) which represents the citizens’ voice in governance.