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We are a diverse group of experienced professionals who don’t mind digging into the details and getting our hands dirty.

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Ramesh Kavil

Principal and Executive Director
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Chuks Ofor

Senior Telco Consultant
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Ramesh Kavil

Ramesh Kavil

Principal and Executive Director

Ramesh is a transformation champion who has been helping global companies deliver their strategic change ambitions while enhancing customer experience for almost 20 years. Ramesh founded second sigmoid to empower organisations to transform successfully after having lead large country, regional and global transformation roles with organisations in Singapore, London, New York, India, Africa and the Middle East. Prior to Second Sigmoid Ramesh spent several years building an exceptional track-record in delivering multi-geography strategic programs and is regarded as a specialist in translating strategy into action with key expertise in enterprise wide strategic change.

Ramesh’s transformation experience spans across multiple domains including end-to-end banking operations in wealth, retail & commercial businesses, shared service CoE setups, ITeS & BPO programs, legacy system replacements, new platform deployments, Product launches etc. An expert in delivering complex digitization programs using RPA, BPM, AI based cognitive enterprise solutions etc, Ramesh has many years of experience using varied delivery models and building enterprise wide change culture for every conceivable transformation. He also brings his leadership in cross cultural workforce management and can effectively engage stakeholders across the spectrum to spearhead concepts & ideas including Boards, Country management committees, Union representatives and regulators.

Ramesh is passionate about youth and their ability to play a catalyst role in transforming businesses as change agents and creating deep impact. Empowering youth through skills and competencies and grooming them to help enterprises is something that he gets excited with. Ramesh pioneers in creating a bespoke enterprise practice to enable, sustain and bring value by embedding youth into project Boards.

Ramesh is an electronics graduate and received his MBA from IBS. He has also attended several executive programs from top universities including LSE, NYU, Harvard, Columbia, and MIT. Ramesh is a qualified project manager, ACM champion, six sigma Green Belt holder and an adept mentor & coach. An avid traveler & foodie he brings fun, energy and passion to his change practice. Ramesh climbed Mt Kilimanjaro and rates this as one of his greatest personal achievements. He was also awarded the prestigious ‘Top 40 Under 40 Men’ by the Business Daily Africa for his contributions in 2011.

Chuks Ofor

Chuks Ofor

Senior Telco Consultant

With an electronics engineering degree, MBA from Bradford University School of Management, and further postgraduate studies (EDP) from Wits business school, Chuks is a telecommunication and high-tech industry executive with 20 years of strong strategic, business development and management experience. Chuks has been successful in start-up and market share growth responsibilities for global-multi-billion-dollar companies in delivering business growth and managing organizational change initiatives including quality management systems in emerging markets. 

A technology enthusiast at the forefront of connectivity, digital transformation, automation, AI, IoT and Data Analytics, Chuks has an outstanding track record of Pan-African data network design, implementation and operation. 

Skills highlights include;

  • Organizational Leadership and ExCo Management
  • Program/Project Management
  • Telecommunications Engineering and Design 
  • Telecommunications Regulation
  • Process Audit/Improvement, Product innovation and Business Case development
  • Operational and Customer Experience Management
  • Quality Management System
  • Satellite, Submarine and Terrestrial transmission (Wireline - FTTx and Wireless), internet, voice, LTE/4G Mobile

He is passionate about capacity development with a particular focus on unleashing the locked potentials of the grassroots. In his view, technology by connecting people and communities is a powerful tool for development. Chuks sat on the board of FTTH Council Africa, sits on the board of advisors for Propel Africa, engages in mentoring young ones and supporting the elderly via different community initiatives.

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