University Distinguished Professor and Founding Director
Ravi Ramamurti is University Distinguished Professor of International Business & Strategy and founding Director of the Center for Emerging Markets at Northeastern University. He studies strategy and innovation in emerging markets. He earned his MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and his Doctorate in Business Administration from Harvard University. Ravi has been a visiting professor at HBS, the Wharton School, MIT-Sloan School, the Fletcher School, CEIBS-Shanghai, and IMD-Switzerland. In 2008 Ravi was elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business in recognition of his contributions to improving our understanding of business in emerging markets. In 2017, The Globals, based out of London, recognized him for being the “most innovative thinker on strategy and innovation in emerging markets.” Ravi has studied or consulted with firms in more than 20 emerging economies and been a consultant to global organizations, including the Economist Group, Fulbright, USAID, UNCTAD, the World Bank’s board, and the United Nations.