Ram S. Ramanathan
Ram S Ramanathan is an accredited master coach with the International Coach Federation (ICF) , European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) and the Center for Credentialing Education (CCE). Ram is a certified coach supervisor and mentor.
Coacharya, which Ram co-founded with son Pranav in 2013, won the inaugural global coach award from EMCC in 2014. Coacharya is the largest coaching and coach training institution in outside North America, having graduated over 600 coaches, of whom 27 are MCC credentialed master coaches.
Ram’s background as a CEO, helping build a multibillion $$ conglomerate in South East Asia, and later as a serial entrepreneur, angel investor and government consultant supports him in his executive leadership coaching background. Ram’s passion for Hindu Buddhist spirituality and experience in the monastic path has led to Coacharya’s focus in integrating Eastern wisdom with Western science to help people in their transformational leadership journey that he terms ‘Mindless Barefoot Leadership’. Ram has written over 30 books on spirituality and leadership.
Ram and his wife of over 40 years are Singapore citizens with permanent residence in Bangalore, India with their dog, with annual sojourns in USA where their children, grandchildren and dogs live.