Siddharth Ramesh - Rising Star

Siddharth Ramesh
Senior Manager, Corporate Procurement
  • Category: Rising Star
  • Year: 2019

Siddharth Ramesh - Rising Star

The winner of the Rising Star Award is Siddharth Ramesh, Senior Manager – Corporate Procurement at VSP Global.

Siddharth's Biography

Siddharth has over 12 years of experience across management consulting (KPMG alumni), strategic sourcing and operational excellence with a wide variety of industries. With a background in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the Ohio State University, Sid is also certified in Lean Six Sigma, Project Management (PMP) and Certified Sourcing Professional (SIG U). His specialties include Category Management, specifically in Technology and Services, Contracts Management and Supplier Risk Management. Sid is also a graduate of the VSP Global Leadership Program and is a key sourcing leader contributing to the Procurement transformation journey at VSP. Additionally, Sid also speaks at various supply chain conferences and participates in customer advisory boards/ tech councils for organizations such as ScoutRFP, ProcureCon, NPI, Zylo etc.



  • VSP Global Emerging Leadership Program – Apr ‘18 

  • SIG University Certified Sourcing Professional (CSP) – Apr ‘17 

  • Project Management Professional (PMI) – May ‘12 

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (OSU) – Jun ‘09 

  • Fisher Pacesetter, The Ohio State University MBA program – Jun ‘09 

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Summa Cum Laude – May ‘05 

Podcasts and Thought Leadership Contributions:  

Presentations, Webinars, Research:

Other finalists included: 

  • Ruchi Aswal – SAP Ariba
  • Eric Brumfield – ProcureAbility
  • Joey Foster – IBM
  • Zachary Greenberger – Lyft
  • Morgan Gandee – Belden
  • Toni Tran – PG&E
  • Edmund Zagorin – Bid Ops