Pramath has worked in diverse fields spanning business and strategy, consulting, leadership and academia. He spent 12 years with McKinsey & Company in North America and India, heading leadership and media practices. He was the Group MD and CEO of ABP Pvt Ltd., a $200 million Indian media conglomerate with interests in newspapers, magazines, television and online. Passionate about education, he forayed into the field as the founding Dean of the Indian School of Business (ISB). Setting it up in collaboration with Wharton, Kellogg and London Business School, Pramath was instrumental in building ISB into a world-class business school in India. He is the Founder and Trustee of the recently launched Ashoka University (ashoka.edu.in), India’s first liberal arts university. The Young India Fellowship (youngindiafellowship.com) launched under its aegis in 2011, was another first of its kind scholarship programme in the country. Pramath mentors and advises various educational groups that seek his expertise. In addition, he is currently a Senior Counselor with Albright Stonebridge Group, helping international businesses set up operations in India.
Pramath holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BTech degree from IIT, Kanpur.