Dr. L. Ravindran, B.Com(Hons), PGDIM, Ph.D; CFP CM; is an accomplished expert in Finance, with 3.5 decades of work experience spanning employment in Sr management roles in manufacturing and financial services companies of repute. In his current role as MD & CEO of Wealthmax Enterprises Management Private Limited, based in Bengaluru, he with his team over the last two decades are involved in handling customers across the world, their hard earned money with tight processes and best practices in an empathetic manner besides setting up retirement homes. In his career, he has donned diverse management roles in compliance, sales and marketing, customer centric initiatives, management reporting, etc in both India and abroad. His company is the winner of the Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award and successive years winner of CNBC TV 18 best performing financial advisor. His last corporate employment was as Sr Vice President with IL&FS AMC Ltd in 2002. Prior to that he was employed with Zurich AMC, 20th Century Finance Corporation Ltd, GE Alstom etc to name a few. He was short listed to be within the Top 1000 persons in the world and as one among 61 Indians out of 161000 applicants to be travelling to Mars when selected in the year 2013. He is an alumnus of St.Xaviers College, Kolkata and IIM Ahmedabad. His Doctorate (Ph.D) in Finance is on Management of Pension Funds in select sectors with analysis on Issues and Strategies. He is a Management Committee member and a Chairman of the Start up Committee at the Bangalore Chamber of Industry & Commerce (BCIC) and is a committee member of the IIMA Alumni Assn.
He was also a Board member of MDRT (Million Dollar Round Table)-India and the FPSB (Financial Planning Standards Board) India. He is also a mentor at IIMA-CIIE incubation center. He writes various columns in economics and finances in leading newspapers, bulletins, journals, etc and also participates as a lead speaker in various issues of importance. He has travelled extensively around the world. His hobbies include playing golf and wildlife photography.