Ram Iyer

Senior Consultant
MIT Sloan Graduate

Ram Iyer - MBA Consultant

Ram V. Iyer is a 5-time entrepreneur, Silicon Valley venture capitalist and MIT graduate with master’s degrees in engineering and business. A robotics engineer and business strategist with experience at Boeing and Lucent, he was a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley and has started five companies. He is a collaborative partner and patient straight-shooter.

His practical insights have helped clients make better choices and create more compelling applications. He is a coach, mentor, author and public speaker, roles that have given him a sage set of skills to craft applications that appeal to admissions committees. Whether you are looking at traditional 2-year MBA programs, or specialized offerings such as the 1-year MBA or full-time and part-time EMBA programs, Ram will help you find your genuine fit and voice, and secure top-tier offers.

As the former president of the MIT Club of Princeton in central New Jersey and the worldwide MIT South Asian Alumni Association, Ram is well-connected with a range of alumni who provide broad perspectives on career choices – enabling him to provide you with real-world advice.

Ram is a prolific writer and podcaster who has published almost 150 articles and interviewed over 200 people on various aspects succeeding in business and life. He is currently writing a book with Dr. Marshall Goldsmith on the mindset of successful immigrant professionals and another with Dr. Clotaire Rapaille on the what makes the United States an attractive destination for entrepreneurial immigrants. He is an avid world traveler, foodie and cook who has been to 35 countries and 48 American states.