American College of Cardiology reports Ravee Kurian has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial effective July 1. Kurian will lead the global organization’s strategic planning, finance and technology divisions, while working closely with the ACC’s leadership team to advance the College’s digital transformation initiatives.
When the world was hit by the biggest public health crisis of our lifetimes, the ACC’s Board and Staff pivoted quickly to accommodate the rapidly shifting needs of the organization and its members,” Kurian said. “The ACC’s ability to do this without skipping a beat demonstrated exceptional levels of professionalism and commitment by every single person involved. I am honored and humbled to join this dedicated group as a member of the leadership team and I look forward to helping the College move confidently into the future.”
Kurian comes to ACC following a 20-year stint at Publicis Sapient, a leading technology and communications consultancy, where he led critical and sensitive digital transformation initiatives for Fortune 500 and U.S. federal clients.
Over the course of his career, Kurian has worked in a broad range of industries, including aerospace, trucking, insurance, defense and medical research. His most recent experience has been at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where he worked with researchers, physicians and content strategists to develop a digital-first mindset that helped align their technology investments with how their audiences were interacting with their content. Previously, he also worked at Ernst & Young and at Landauer Associates, a real estate valuation and research firm.
Kurian holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.