Certification Council

Supporting the mission of HRCI®, HRCI Certification Council oversees the development, maintenance and administration of certification programs for the human resource profession, both in the U.S. and globally.

Ravi Puddoo, PHRi


Certification Council Member

Ravi Puddoo, PHRi has over 15 years of international experience leading human resources and talent transformation in North America, Europe and Africa. He currently serves as an Executive at IBM providing leadership in developing and executing talent solutions to provide optimal experiences using data and objectives to segment hiring. His passion revolves around consulting in recruiting with strategic insights and intelligent workflows.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from University of Mumbai, an MBA from IIMT New Delhi and an Executive Program in Human Resources from Rotman Business School, University of Toronto. He started collaborating with HRCI in 2012 and served as a subject matter expert in Item Writing and Exam Form Review for the PHRi certification.