Bala is an entrepreneur, advisor, and business leader with global experience. He has over 20 years of extensive experience in technology, product strategy, innovation & ecosystem, and business development. At Zinnov, he is heading innovation practice and associated with various prestigious consulting engagements.
Prior to Zinnov, he has been associated with Yahoo!, Oracle, Infosys, Altair Engineering and Asian Paints. At Yahoo!, Bala was responsible for founding and growing Yahoo! Entrepreneur Network, a group that focuses on building a strong result oriented innovation capability. The group facilitated new product development, adoption of ideas, and IP.
Bala is an alumni of IIM Ahmedabad and Osmania University.