Dr. Srinivasan Ramani is one of the stalwarts of the Indian IT industry. As Research Director of HP Labs India he is responsible for developing and managing the lab's research agendas and promoting HP Labs India as a world-class and world-renowned research organization.
Dr. Ramani was elected as the President of the International Council for Computer Communication for the year 2003-2004 in August 2002. He also serves on the United Nations High-level Panel of Advisors in Information and Communications Technologies.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Ramani served as President of the Computer Society of India and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Commonwealth Network on Information Technology for Development. He was also the first Director of the National Center for Software Technology in India.
Dr. Ramani holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, specializing in Computer Science. Dataquest presented him with their 'Lifetime Achievement Award' for the year 2000.