Ramesh Mahalingam was the President of Pratham USA during 2007-2008. Under his leadership, the organization’s revenue base increased from $3 million to over $10 million. He has been part of the Pratham National Executive Leadership Team since 2007 and sits on the Board of Pratham’s vocational training program. He is the founder President of the Pratham DC chapter, which was formed in 2011. Prior to that, he founded Pratham’s Raleigh Chapter in 2005. He has travelled extensively to observe various Pratham programs in India
Ramesh’s day job is as Chief Accounting Officer of Sodexo’s $9 billion North American operations. He moved from Raleigh to Northern Virginia in 2010.