Pranav S. Ramanathan, PCC

PCC — Co-Founder


Pranav is the Co-Founder of Coacharya and an ICF-accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC).

An entrepreneur with 20 years of experience, he has deep expertise managing brand and product marketing services for companies in the technology, media and non-profit sectors.

Prior to Coacharya, Pranav provided executive consulting services in areas of brand strategy and product marketing. Most significantly, he consulted in the position of VP, Product Marketing to a technology startup in the cloud-based social commerce space.

Prior to this, as Online Marketing Director for a business media unit at The Nielsen Company, Pranav directed marketing strategy to support a $50M product portfolio across group-produced B-to-B publications and shows, catering to the $60B jewelry industry. He led an effort to build a digital product portfolio that contributed to a 125% profit increase across P&L. As one-of-five top performing marketers, Pranav was selected to be part of a strategic ‘dream team’ that developed best practices for Nielsen Business Media’s central marketing organization.

Prior to this, Pranav was the Group Marketing Manager for the licensing division of Advanstar, a B-to-B media company. He executed marketing strategy for a $60M product portfolio across group-produced trade media, providing content to the $187B licensing industry. Pranav began his career at a software consulting start-up during the 90s’ Internet boom in Silicon Valley as a web/graphic design intern and worked his way into the sales and marketing organizations.

Pranav is the Chair of the National Board of Directors for Upwardly Global. He has a B.S. in Architecture from Arizona State University, and an M.S. in Integrated Marketing from Northwestern University. Pranav lives in Santa Monica with his wife, Alexandra, two daughters, Carys, Maeve and Shar-pei mix, Coco.

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