Ram Ramanan

Assurance Partner

Ernst & Young LLP (EY)




Ramkumar (Ram) Ramanan is an Assurance Partner in Ernst & Young LLP (EY), based in Chicago. Ram has over 21 years of public accounting experience serving large and medium-size publicly held and privately-owned companies and fast growth companies in software/technology, healthcare, business services, consumer products and industrial products.

Ram also serves as the Growth Markets Leader responsible for EY’s new business development in Illinois. Ram has also held other leadership responsibilities within EY including Global Delivery Services Integration Leader for the Central Region and Chicago Assurance Staff Experience Management Leader. Along with Future Founders, Ram is active in the community and serves on the board of College Possible Chicago, a not-for-profit organization focused on making college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree and the Chartered Accountant qualification in India. Ram is also an Illinois licensed Certified Public Accountant. Ram previously worked in EY Singapore for six years before moving to Chicago.