CEO & Managing Director, Satyam Infoway Ltd.
Mr. R Ramaraj is the CEO and Managing Director of Satyam Infoway
Ltd., the leading eCommerce and Internet Services Company in India.
The company is India's first and largest private Internet Service
Provider, and also the first Indian Internet company to be listed
on the Nasdaq National Market in the US( NASDAQ : SIFY).
Mr Ramaraj was recognised as the 'Evangelist of the Year' at the
India Internet World 2000 Convention and Exhibition in September
2000. In October 2000, Satyam Infoway was voted the 'Company of
the Year' at the Silicon India Annual Technology and Entrepreneurship
Conference in San Jose, California, USA. Fortune magazine selected
Satyam Infoway as one of ten hot global tech stocks in its December
issue in its 'Investor's Guide 2001'. In a recent CNET.com poll
in India, Mr Ramaraj was voted the IT Person of the Year 2000.
He is the current President of the Internet Service Providers
Association of India (ISPAI), the only representative body for the
ISP industry. ISPAI has made many valuable suggestions to the formulation
of the Internet Policy by the Government of India.
Mr Ramaraj is a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from the University
of Madras and a Management Graduate from the Indian Institute of
Management, Calcutta. His professional career includes positions
in Sales and Marketing in organizations such as Jagatjit Industries,
British Paints and Johnson & Johnson. He has been actively involved
in the Indian IT Industry for over the past 17 years. He pioneered
the retail marketing of computers in India by establishing COMPUTER
POINT in 1984. Later, he was one of the Founder Directors of another
well known company in IT, MICROLAND LTD. This experience was further
enhanced with a stint in the cellular telephony business when he
served as Director, Sterling Cellular Ltd till 1996.
He is married and lives in Chennai with his family.
Address: Office: Tidel Park II Floor
No.4, Canal Bank Road
Taramani, Chennai - 600 113
Tel: + 44-254 0770
Fax: + 44-254 0851