Dr. Ravimohan has held several senior level corporate positions, most recently as Vice President-Technology in Castrol International a subsidiary of BP plc the leading Energy Company. He has been instrumental as a Product Development and Technology specialist and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in building Chemical and Petroleum based organizations to perform at global levels. He has also served as independent consultant advising smaller companies to achieve business growth through new product lines.
Dr. Ravimohan’s previous experience related to managing a R&D based grass roots venture in Catalysts and Adsorbents for ACC Ltd, a venture that is widely acknowledged as being well ahead of its time. He has traveled extensively worldwide in search Technology and Business alliance partners, and has collaborated closely with world class R&D teams besides providing leadership to his own highly innovative team.
He was conferred with The Distinguished Alumnus Award of IIT Bombay in the year 1983 for his pioneering work in the area of Product Development
Dr. Ravimohan earned his B. Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT-Bombay (1967) and was awarded the President’s Gold medal fro his academic achievements. Subsequently, he obtained a M.S. and PhD degree in Chemical Engineering and Business Studies from California Institute of Technology, USA (1971), and has had professional working experience in USA as well as Australia in Petroleum related areas.
After completing his 15 year stint at Castrol, he is settled in Bandra, Mumbai and is working on independent professional assignments including a distinguished professional position at the University Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai.