Executive Team

M. Ramkrishna

Mr. M Ramkrishna is the Founder of GROWTHMODE Consulting Limited (formerly known as ZCS Consulting Limited) and serves as its Managing Director of the Board and Consultant. Mr. Ramkrishna is considered the ace Head Hunters in India and has handled many Board level and Leadership positions. He started GROWTHMODE Consulting Limited (ZCS) in 1992 and continues to lead the group through new & innovative recruitment solutions ensuring high quality standards & client satisfaction.

He is Director on the Board of Kistler Morse Automation Limited .

He was the invitee member of NHRD National Board. Now he is on the Governing Board of Asian School of Business Management – Bhubaneswar.

He delivers guest lectures and often shares his diverse experiences and vast knowledge at Industry chambers and across various B-Schools including NIRMA University, Engineering Staff College of India, KIIT University, Institute of Company Secretaries, Institute of Chartered accountants.

He writes on Career related issues in many leading Media.

Presently he is the Chairman of the Indo American Chambers of Commerce, AP & TS.


Mr. I U B S Sarma is one of the top HR leaders, who has rendered over three decades of highly accomplished career in the manufacturing, Automobiles, IT and ITES sectors both in MNC / Public & Private Sector organizations, at overseas and in India. Having started his career with FCI, he has several impacting assignments in large corporates. He was associated with Major Power Projects – Combined Cycle / Hydro / Thermal, Refined sugar, Raw / Plantation White Sugar, Power Projects - Co-generation, Automobiles, IT, ITES, Defense unit-Missile production, Pesticides and Food Grains. Some of his stellar engagements includes the role of VP HR – LML Group, Global Head Talent Acquisition – DhanushInfotech, Head–HR & Admin Group for Japanees MNC Toshiba Plant Systems & Services Corp, Dy. General Manager – P&A, Nagarjuna International VIETNAM Ltd., Dy. General Manager–Human Potential Development, GSC LTD (Nagarjuna Group), Manager–P&A (Corporate)- Bharat Dynamics Ltd (Missile industry ; APO The Southern Pesticides Corp Ltd., and FCI.


  • Bachelor of Law, P G Personnel Management, P.G.D P M & IR (Bhavans, P.G.D Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce)
  • Special Project at IIT Chennai on LEAPORD - Computerized Interactive Decision Support system



Mr. T S Babu, is one of the top HR leaders, who has rendered over three decades of highly accomplished stints in the manufacturing, projects, I.T and ITES sectors. Having started his career with BHEL, he has had several impacting stints in large corporates. Some of his stellar engagements include the role of Group Vice President of HR for Lanco Group, Head of HR at Suzlon Energy and Head of HR (Power business) at Larsen & Toubro. He also delivered global responsibilities as Head of HR of SPI Tech, Manila and with E4E Healthcare Services, USA as its Executive Vice President-HR and Global CHRO.

Graduate in Economics, he has done his Masters in Labour and Social welfare and also a Post Graduation in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from XLRI. He has also done a Post Graduate Diploma in Training and Development from the Indian Society for Training and Development and a Degree in Law.


  • P-CMM Certification Program
  • QAI & Carnegie Melon University, Austin, TX, USA
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Otto Kroeger Associates, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
  • Advanced Applications of MBTI© in Change & Leadership
  • CPP & Manasayan, New Delhi, India
  • MBTI © Step II
  • APPIPL, Bangalore, India
  • ISABS & N T L Institute, Mysore, India


K Kalyani

Ms. Kalyani is a Post Graduate in Personnel Management and is associated with ZCS Consulting limited and now GROWTHMODE Consulting since its inception in 1992.

She possesses 20+ years of experience in Executive Search and Head Hunting with specialization in CXOs, VPs and Directors level positions. Few search assignment handled include CEO - for $ 2 billion Financial Services , Group CEO - for $ 5 billion Infra company , Group Director HR - for $ 5 billion Infra company,

CFO - for $ 1 billion Power Company , recently worked on CEO , Quality head and HR head for the largest renewable power generation company in India.

Experience in dealing with Top Executives and CEOs as an Executive Search consultant.