Dr. Ravi Kumar Reddy is a Chartered Accountant and Business Advisory consultant for over two decades. He consults for many businesses, especially the small, medium and emerging enterprises. He is passionate about rural empowerment. Addressing various issues specific to the massive challenge in the area of skills development in India for rural empowerment, is another area Ravi has been actively working for the past few years. In December 2010, 2013 and 2015, Ravi Reddy co-organized international conferences on Life Skills and Livelihood Skills exploring skill development to empower rural sector. Recognizing his efforts towards rural empowerment, American Sentinel University, Denver, Colorado, USA awarded him with an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters in 2015.