Ram Charan is a highly acclaimed business advisor, speaker and author, well-known for his practical real world perspective and famous for his uncanny ability to help business people solve their toughest problems. He was a Baker Scholar at HarvardBusinessSchool where he earned his MBA with distinction, as well as his DBA. He is a frequent contributor to Fortune magazine and Harvard Business Review. His articles have also appeared in the Financial Times, Strategy + Business and Director's Monthly. He is also the co-author of Execution and Confronting Reality.