Umesh Ramakrishnan is vice chairman of the global executive search firm CTPartners. He recruits CEOs, CFOs, COOs, directors, and other senior management positions for Global 2000 companies. He is a sought-after speaker and a widely quoted expert in the business media. He graduated from Bangalore University in India and holds a master’s degree from the University of Texas. Ramakrishnan and his family live in Cleveland, Ohio.