About Founder


Ramachandran Kannan


Ramachandran Kannan is the founder promoter of AssessPeople and brings with him over thirteen years of experience in Human Resource Management and over eighteen years of entrepreneurial experience. His areas of expertise include Human Resource strategy management, workforce management and process management.

An alumnus of XLRI (Batch of ’82), he has worked in organisations like Blow Plast, Crompton Greaves, Hindustan Lever and the Murugappa Group in various positions in workforce management. Long before online workforce management solutions entered the Indian scenario; he envisaged its need and founded AssessPeople in 1998, with a charter to provide best-in-class, workforce management solutions through the synergy of HR and psychology, in India and abroad, using the Internet as the medium of delivery. Over the years, with its ‘origin in India and global in vision' philosophy the company has grown to a leadership position in the domain of workforce management solutions in India and is beginning to make forays into international markets as well.

Kannan also runs a not-for-profit trust called Anuvikaz ( www.anuvikaz.org ). He has authored a book and several articles on HR and career guidance. When not at work, he loves Outdoor activities (treks, scuba diving, cycling and camping). He is also an avid golfer, reader and enjoys music.
By Ramachandran Kannan