Executives in Residence

Sesh Velamoor, Foundation For the Future

Sesh Velamoor, a native of Hyderabad, India, is the Director of Programs at the Foundation For the Future. In this capacity he organizes and moderates think tanks to discuss issues pertaining to the long-term future of humanity, including education. He also routinely speaks and writes on various aspects of the long-term future in local, national, and international journals and forums and has published several articles in international journals of Future Studies.

Mr. Velamoor previously held the position of President at Kistler-Morse Corporation in Bothell, WA, a manufacturer of instrumentation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering, and has Master’s degrees in Industrial Engineering and Business Administration. Mr. Velamoor has more than 35 years’ experience in management at top levels of industrial corporations and Non-Profit Organizations. During his career in business, he has published technical articles in manufacturing journals and was active in speaking on a variety of business topics, including excellence, material requirements planning, total quality, empowerment, Japanese management, and cultural diversity in the workplace. He has also taught university-level courses in Marketing Research, Operations Research, and Organizational Development.

He has been listed in Who’s Who in the Northwest and Who’s Who in the United States. He is active in community affairs and has served as President of the India Association of Western Washington and Chairman of the High-Tech Board of Bellevue Community College. He currently serves as a Foundation Associate of the Pacific Science Center, Trustee of the Kistler-Ritso Foundation, Director in Newrite Foundation India, Member of the board of the Seattle Snow Leopard Trust, Advisor to the South Asia Studies Program at the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Advisor to SeeYourImpact.org, President and Member of the Board of Kistler Sensors. He is also a fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Science.