Raghu Ram is a senior finance executive with strong domain experience in business and finance gained across several industry verticals.
Previously, he was CFO of a clean technology Canadian engineering company. Raghu also worked as a strategy, M&A and valuation advisory consultant for a $3 billion diversified privately owned power company. He worked in the US in a pivotal finance role for a NASDAQ listed off-road electrical transportation high tech engineering company. Prior to that Raghu worked with KPMG LLP in their CFO Advisory Services practice and led several advisory engagements in Silicon Valley, Arizona and Seattle. Raghu has worked with well-known Canadian companies such as Rogers Communications and DuPont Canada among others.
In recent years, Raghu has helped businesses through the complex issues of valuations for financing, strategic acquisitions, divestitures as well as specialized calculations & opinions around claims of economic damages, business interruptions and risk assessments for strengthening internal controls and governance.
His specific expertise is in business process improvements, financial reporting – US GAAP (revenue recog, M&A accounting) & SEC reporting (10K, 8K, 10Qs), FP&A, business and enterprise valuations, raising capital for expansion and acquisitions, pre-acquisition due diligence-buy/sell, post merger integration, finance strategy and risk management.
Raghu’s finance experience covers several industry verticals which include: engineering, industrial chemicals, telecommunications, Big-4 consulting, technology, renewable energy, and power & utility.