Mr. Sudhakar Kesavan


Mr. Sudhakar Kesavan has served as the Executive Chairman and CEO of Inner City Fund (ICF), where he played a key role in defining the company's strategy, including M&A activities, and in mentoring the next generation of senior ICF leaders. He has also led the effort for ICF to become the first professional services firm in the world to go carbon neutral.


Mr. Kesavan did his B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1976. Subsequently,he earned a postgraduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1978 . He later went on to complete his Master of Science in the Technology and Policy Program from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1984.

Mr. Kesavan serves as chairman of the board of directors at ABM Industries, one of the largest facilities management companies in the U.S. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Inova Health System in Northern Virginia as well as the External Advisory Board of the Institute for Data, Systems and Society (IDSS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington D.C., and he was Board Member Emeritus for the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). Mr. Kesavan was conferred with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2010 from IIT Kanpur.

Achievements and Honors

  • Washington Business Hall of Fame , 2014.
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award,IIT Kanpur, 2010.
  • "Executive of the Year" by the U.S. Professional Services Council, 2009.