RAVIN JESUTHASAN
AUTHOR
MANAGING DIRECTOR
WILLIS TOWERS WATSON

Ravin Jesuthasan is a recognized global thought leader and author on the future of work and human capital.  He has led numerous research efforts on the global workforce, the emerging digital economy, the rise of artificial intelligence and the transformation of work. Ravin has lead numerous research projects for the World Economic Forum including its ground breaking study; Shaping the Future Implications of Digital Media for Society and the recently launched Creating a Shared Vision for Talent in the 4th Industrial Revolution. He is a regular participant and presenter at the World Economic Forum’s annual meetings in Davos and Dalian/Tianjin and is a member of the forum’s Steering Committee on Work and Employment.

Ravin has been a featured speaker on the aforementioned topics at conferences in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Latin America. He has also been featured and quoted extensively by leading business media including CNN, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, CNBC, Fortune, FT, The Nikkei (Japan), Les Echoes (France), Valor Economico (Brazil), Business Times (Malaysia), Globe and Mail (Canada), South China Morning Post, Dubai One TV and The Australian among others. Ravin is a frequent guest lecturer at universities around the world including Oxford University, Northwestern University and the University of Southern California.

He has been recognized as one of the top 25 most influential consultants in the world by Consulting Magazine. He is the author of Transformative HR and Lead The Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment. He is also the lead author of the upcoming book Reinventing Jobs: A 4-Step Approach to Applying Automation to Work which will be published by Harvard Business Review Press. Ravin has authored over 70 articles including 7 for the Harvard Business Review and his article in the HR People and Strategy Journal entitled Performance Management as a Business Discipline received the 2014 Walker Award for the most original and valuable contribution to the HR profession.

 

Ravin has led numerous large-scale, global restructuring and transformation engagements for companies around the world. His clients include six global high-tech companies, eight international financial services organizations, four large retail organizations, a major U.S. motion picture studio, four international consumer goods companies, six large pharmaceuticals firms, five major energy companies and twelve global airlines among many others.

 

Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson 24 years ago, Ravin was a consultant with the strategy practice of a major management consulting firm.