Standard & Poor’s
Deven Sharma is President of Standard & Poor’s, a division of the McGraw-Hill Companies, and the world’s foremost source of financial market intelligence, providing independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. Mr. Sharma joined S&P in 2007 as executive vice president, Investment Service and Global Sales. Prior to joining S&P, Mr. Sharma was executive vice president, Global Strategy at The McGraw-Hill Companies for five years.
Deven joined The McGraw-Hill Companies in January 2002 from Booz·Allen & Hamilton, a global management consulting company, where he was a partner. During his 14 years with that firm, he provided guidance to client companies on business strategy and globalization, as well as on branding and sales management. Much of his experience includes work with global corporations in U.S., Latin America, Europe and parts of Asia. Prior to Booz·Allen, Deven worked with manufacturing companies, Dresser Industries and Anderson Strathclyde.
Deven holds a bachelor's degree from the Birla Institute of Technology in India, a master's degree from the University of Wisconsin and a doctoral degree in Business Management from Ohio State University.
Deven has authored several publications on competitive strategy, customer solutions, sales and marketing. He is a Board member of The US-China Business Council and Asia Society Business Council.