Raman Chitkara

Global Technology Leader, PwC US

Summary of expertise

  • Deep insight of global technology industry
  • More than 35 years of experience working in Silicon Valley in the technology industry
  • Extensive experience working with fast growing technology companies.
  • Broad based knowledge and understanding of the challenges faced by rapidly growing companies

Raman has positioned himself as one of most knowledgeable partners in the technology industry and held a variety of prominent leadership roles. He was admitted to partnership in 1994 and was later appointed as the US semiconductor leader in 1997 before earning the position of global semiconductor leader in 2000 and global technology leader in 2008. Raman has served on a number of top tier multi-national technology accounts.

He has worked on a number of top tier technology clients of the firm. Raman brings to his clients a broad and deep insight into the natural cycles found in the technology markets around the world as well as time-tested experience and knowledge of how to adjust strategy and change course in response to market peaks and valleys.

Raman's clients have ranged from fast growth emerging companies to Fortune 500 multinational companies in the semiconductor, software, Internet, ecommerce, computers and communication industries.

Raman has authored several white papers on issues impacting the semiconductor industry, including the in-depth annual report, China's Impact on the Semiconductor Industry. 

He often speaks at industry conferences on a broad range of issues impacting the technology industry. 

Experience

  • 35 years of experience working in Silicon Valley in the technology industry

Specialty

  • Technology companies with global operations ranging from start-ups to multibillion-dollar multinationals in semiconductor
  • software
  • internet
  • computing and networking sectors

Education

  • Shri Ram College of Commerce
  • University of Delhi

Area of interest

  • Broad based knowledge and understanding of the challenges faced by rapidly growing companies