Bharat Ramani is a global strategist and entrepreneur with 27 years experience in building and managing a multinational corporation. He’s an expert in creating strategic alliances, partnerships, collaboration, business restructuring and turnarounds in cross border environments and an accomplished executive who promoted, grew and exited, a listed company – Melstar Information Technologies Ltd in India. The company had operations in India, Europe and U.S. and was acquired by the Birla Group. He was involved in setting up IT Application Outsourcing Centers for Fortune 500 companies in Mid 1990′s. He has lived and setup operations in US, India,Russia, UK, Germany and Hongkong.

Experience in understanding the culture, profile, politics, and other critical components that drive success of M&A, Alliances, Collaborations and Partnerships over a variety of geographies. Maintains a vast network of thought-leaders, financiers and executives around the globe. BRIC Business Forum and BRICS Connect were created in 2011. It’s a firm that creates business opportunity through their global services aimed at emerging economic powerhouses Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. This includes linking top tier investors, entrepreneurs and middle market firms, facilitating global strategic partnerships, enabling ease of use for companies who seek expansion into one or more BRICS countries, offering specialized services (e.g., financial, legal, marketing) to optimize investment/expansion and hosting events that bring senior business leaders, investors and content experts together.

Masters in Marketing Management from Bombay University, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management from St. Xavier Institute of Management and a Bachelor of Engineering from VJTI Bombay University.