CMMI Institute

Capability Counts 2019

30 April & 1 May, 2019

Reston, VA

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Speaker Profile

Dr. KK Raman , Chief Knowledge Officer—Advisory & Head of Business Excellence Practice & Global CoE

KPMG India


Krishnamurthy Kothandaraman (K K Raman) did his Engineering studies in NIT, Trichy and management studies in IIM, Bangalore. He holds a doctorate degree in Management (PhD-Strategy/HR) from IIT – Madras.
He has over 25 years of rich and varied strategy, management and consulting experience across multiple sectors. He has completed the ISO Lead Assessor Course conducted by CII / Cranfield University, UK and also authorized on SEI-CMM model, CMMI, SVC, PCMM and SCAMPI Higher Maturity Assessments by SEI/CMMI Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, US. He is a certified Safe Program Consultant.
He has brought a unique perspective, combining an in-depth appreciation of Operations, HR & Quality functions and its alignment  with Business and Technology Strategies and an extensive business strategy and management experience as applied to the Services and IT sector. As a business leader, he has guided and directed over 200 Advisory Engagements covering areas such as Organizational Maturity Governance, Process Advisory, Programs Evaluation, Organizational Performance / Human Capital   Reviews and Assessments for KPMG both in India and abroad. He has also been an executive member of SPIN, member of European SEPG review panels and a life member of Institute of Public Auditors. He has also published and reviewed articles in areas covering Business Strategy, Human Resource Management, IT / BPO Business Trends, Business Excellence, People Process Maturity, High Performance Systems, Quality Management, IT Strategy, IT Sourcing Advisory, Consulting, Process Performance and Deployment Effectiveness.