CPA, Partner - Life Sciences Industry Leader
Ravi Raghunathan is a partner at CohnReznick and serves as the Firm's Life Sciences Industry Leader. In this role, he is responsible for growing the Firm’s practice and developing a team of accounting, tax, and consulting professionals dedicated to, and experienced in, serving companies in this industry.
Ravi has more than 20 years of accounting experience and specializes in providing assurance services, including audit and review, for public companies and private companies looking to go public. He is an active member of CohnReznick’s Public Company Audit Practice and a top Firm resource on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). He is frequently utilized in consultations with audit and non-audit clients on matters relating to complex accounting and reporting issues, including Firm clients with IFRS reporting requirements. As such, he has extensive experience working with foreign companies with U.S. operations as well as with U.S. companies that conduct business abroad.
Ravi has significant expertise across the life sciences and technology sectors and across the manufacturing and distribution sector, providing services to businesses in industries such as biotechnology, pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution, technology, and software development. He is a frequent author on topics such as revenue recognition, accounting for intellectual property, and other topics of interest to startup companies, emerging entities, and public companies in the life sciences and biotechnology industries. He joined the Firm after working as an internal auditor for a company in the Middle East and subsequently working for a Fortune 500 company in India.
B.S., Madras University
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants