Growing up as a third culture kid, Ram Sridharan lived most of his life in Tanzania, Kenya, and South India. He completed his college education in the United States, earning multiple degrees in the fields of microbiology, folklore and human resources. With a heart for college students, Ram volunteered with InterVarsity for years before officially joining staff. He is now an Associate Divisional Director for InterVarsity. Ram preached the gospel on platform at Urbana 12.