Ramani has been an entrepreneur in the Software industry, since 1985. He is widely known for his role in encouraging software companies to develop focused business plans and evolve specialization in specific areas. He is also a pioneer in building software products from India for global markets.
He is the Founder-Chairman and Managing Director of Future Software – a company based at Chennai and specializing in high technology communications software development since 1985.
Ramani is also one of the Founders and Co-promoter of Hughes Software Systems in New Delhi, since 1991. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Hughes Software Systems Limited.
He is also the Founder Chairman and CEO of Future Communication Software in U.S.A., based at Santa Clara, California, since 1994 and specializing in marketing and support of communication software products and services.
After selling his shares in Future Software & Hughes Software Systems to Flextronics Corp.of U.S., he has advised on the integration of these companies as a director and resigned from the Board of both the companies in April, 2006.
K.V. Ramani is now focused on directing and managing Shirdi Sai Trust founded by him in 1996, to spread Shirdi Sai’s teachings and helping needy persons for food, clothes, education and medical assistance, with pioneering efforts as a social entrepreneur. He is also mentoring a few start-up companies in the information technology and communications space.
Ramani has also founded Digital Holdings Pvt. Ltd, a company specializing in Communications products R&D and financial investments.
He was the Charter president of the TiE (The indUS Entrepreneurs) – Chennai Chapter from Jan 2001 to Mar 2003. He has contributed significantly to promoting TiE’s mission of encouraging and fostering entrepreneurship, particularly to the state of Tamilnadu, India.