Ram Reddy is the VP of Global IT for Dermalogica (a subsidiary of Unilever). Dermalogica is a leader in the skin care products category. Prior to Dermalogica, Ram was the VP for IT Strategy and Projects at Jacobs Engineering Corporation (JEC). He was awarded Computerworld’s “Premier 100 IT Leaders” award in 2015 for helping implement a “follow the sun” IT support model for Jacobs’ global work force.
Ram held multiple IT leadership positions – Chief Enterprise Architect, Director of Enterprise Application at SAIC (a major Aerospace/Defense services firm). Ram worked with senior executives such as - CFO, SVP HR, BD, and Operations - to deliver and maintain IT applications in support of their business operations.
Earlier, Ram was the president of Tactica Consulting Group, a technology and business strategy consulting firm. He has advised Fortune 500 firms on strategic use of technology, restructuring the IT function for competitive agility, customer relationship management, and supply chain systems. Before Tactica, Ram was the CIO of a Tier 1 supplier in the automotive sector.
Ram’s work experience spans industries in manufacturing, contingent staffing, mass merchandising, procurement, and financial services. Ram is the author of Supply Chains to Virtual Integration (McGraw-Hill, 2001) and has written extensively on realizing strategic business goals through information technology.