Ranjan Tayal


Ranjan Tayal

Chief Operating Officer & Head of Corporate Strategy

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When he is not working:
  • Listening to light classical music, especially Ghazals
  • Swimming

Quote he believes in - “Work hard but play harder.”

A seasoned professional with 28 years of experience in various leadership roles, Ranjan Tayal is the COO, heading Operations, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations at Ramco. He is responsible for the efficiency of business and overseeing organization’s ongoing operations and procedures to help execute long-term and short-term plans and to promote company’s vision of sustainable growth. He is also responsible for Investors Relations and managing relationships with strategic partners and vendors

Prior to this, he was responsible for managing the end-to-end business operations from product research and development (R&D), pre-sales, marketing and implementation, to support, for one of Ramco’s core product offerings – Ramco HCM with Global Payroll. 

After completing his education at IIT-Delhi, Ranjan started his career at Tata Steel, and then moved on to other organizations like NIIT, Ericsson, Travelport, Satyam Computers and Capgemini, wherein he gained leadership experience across functions such as service delivery, presales, IT business operations and relationship management. In his stints at Satyam and Capgemini, Ranjan played a pivotal role in redefining the strategic business plan, which involved defining the go-to-market strategy covering focus sectors, offerings, partners and regions.

Experience has endowed Ranjan with a deep understanding of global and local (India) IT services and outsourcing markets, and of the new technology trends prevalent in the market like Cloud, Web 2.0, business intelligence (BI) and advanced analytics. Armed with the confidence that experience builds in an individual, Ranjan leads innovative and creative initiatives of deploying the HCM solution on Cloud for Ramco’s global customers. His efforts are also directed towards building customer delight, and ensuring that customers run their business better with Ramco HCM with Global Payroll.

Indeed, Ramco is glad that he stuck to IT rather than running a restaurant, which is what he says he’d do if given a chance to do something else! When he is not working, you might catch Ranjan listening to light classical music and ghazals¸ or swimming. He believes that one should work hard but also play harder. How true!