The following is a personality profile of Raghu Ramakrishnan based on his work.
Raghu Ramakrishnan is shrewd, skeptical and restrained.
He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is philosophical as well: he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. But, Raghu Ramakrishnan is also solemn: he is generally serious and does not joke much.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for belongingness.
He is relatively unconcerned with both taking pleasure in life and helping others. He prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment. And he thinks people can handle their own business without interference.