Founder & CEO, Excelencia ITech Consulting Private Ltd
Mr. R. Balakrishnan has been a serial entrepreneur starting with being part of the family business in Pharma formulations immediately after graduating with a Bachelor's degree in 82.
He was part of the sales/operation/production areas for 6 years (82-88). He then got out of the family business and branched out into primary and secondary packaging with printing using Aluminum foils and plastics (88-97).
Caught by the Information technology bug, he ventured into IT learning software hands-on, working in Australia for three years from 98-2001.
He came back in 2001 and established the Indian operations for an American based tech firm. He started and established Excelencia as an offshore software services firm catering to the US market from 2008, running it as a boutique IT firm with 200 people successfully for the last 12 years with offices in India, the US, and Canada.