Balu is a techno-business leader with over 18 years of strategy, design and execution experience. As Chief Technology Officer, Balu is responsible for aligning technology programs with business priorities.
From conception to execution, Balu’s deep understanding of advanced analytics, big data, and emerging technologies helps clients realize their strategic business goals.
While advising senior and C-level executives, Balu leads engagements in strategy, transformation, and information management. His eye for strategy, business, and technology drives revenues, improves profit margins, and enables cost containment.
Prior to joining Gray Matter Analytics, Balu was the Director/Head of Analytics Innovation and Personalization at Sears Holdings. He has held other leadership roles with Booz & Company, Sutherland Global Services and BearingPoint.
Balu holds a Master’s degree from Wright State University in Engineering and a Bachelor of Technology from University of Kerala.