1. Sustained Membership growth across R10, being the best in IEEE is an example of R10 Volunteer leadership efforts. Development of Mobile App for Member engagement across R10 is one of the many strategic plans implemented.

2. Scaled up AIYEHum (All IEEE Young Engineers Humanitarian Challenge) competition to global level seeking the support of all Regions in 2016. AIYEHum was honored with the MGA Innovation Award in 2014.

3. Instrumental in obtaining IEEE Board approval with financial grant mitigating crisis arisen out of Nepal Earth Quake series with Smart Village which has been successfully completed.

Creation of Ad Hoc Committee in Region 10 level to assess the requirements and needs of Industry members, Young Professionals and Graduate Students with a focus on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Internships and skill development.

4. Streamlining and centralizing R10 Awards has been carried out in R10 in line with MGA with the introduction of new Awards in Subsection and Industry Category. In a similar way, the Procedure for the Petition process by the Geo units is also streamlined and implementing powers were delegated to appropriate Executive Committee members of R10.

5. After several years, cleaning up of governing documents of R10 was taken up successfully by review and revision of Bylaws and Operating Manual. Articulated the need to review Bylaws and other statutory requirements for all R10 Geo Units and ensured that many Geo Units started working to comply on these, including registration requirements.

6. The industry experience and classic interpersonal relations possessed by me helped convert the IEEE strategies into tangible and tactical actions like co-ordination of MOU signing of IEEE-SA with Bureau of Indian Standards in India, supporting staff and location of offices in R10, signing the Sister Section Agreement by Bangalore Section in R10 with Central Jersey Section of R1, etc.

Significant Contributions as Bangalore Section Chair:

Ramakrishna was one of the youngest chairs of IEEE Bangalore section (2008-2009). He strategically transformed the Bangalore section as one of the most vibrant sections in R10. His Volunteer service & leadership to the IEEE India Council, Bangalore Section and Power & Energy Society Chapter were focused on providing opportunities and encouragement for members, students & young professionals to recognize and advance their technical /professional leadership skills. Under his leadership, Bangalore section has reached very high membership numbers of reaching 4500 in a short period. He had guided the society chapters of the section to revive and excel by providing seed money and volunteer support. He embodies the spirit of IEEE and has been an excellent advocate of Ethics in Engineering that showcased the basis for practicing and budding Engineers to develop technologies to solve humanitarian challenges through AIYEHUM, a novel HAC initiative taken by him as section chair. He was instrumental in Bangalore Section signing MOU for Sister Section Relationship with Princeton-Central Jersey Section, the first of its kind in IEEE R10/India. He was involved in playing a key co-ordination role in the MOU signing assignment of IEEE-SA with Bureau of Indian Standards in India as a part of Smart Grid Initiatives. His rich and vast experience in IEEE through cross-functional leadership across membership development, conferences, professional & Student Activities is evident from the successful completion of the historic IEEE 125th-year anniversary celebration and some of the big events like R10 GOLD Congress, WIE Summit and the All India Student Branch Counselors Meet during the year 2009. Being the chair for all these programs he could lead, guide and develop with excellent dynamism & smart approach, a big bunch of dedicated volunteers which certainly exhibits his strong interpersonal skills with sensitivity to cross-cultural and transnational issues.

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