I'm Bala

With 24+ years of experience in Software, Management,Entrepreneurship,Data Science, Leadership & Training

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

My Services

Experienced in Leadership, Data Science, Consulting & Training
Chief Technology Officer

I can offer full time or part time CTO role as a contractor for any size of the company. Available for travel

Senior Data Consultant

I can help you to build an efficient system in Data Science using R, DWH, ETL, Java, MYSQL,SQL Server, Oracle.

Senior Software Consultant

I can help you to design , architect and run your business, software in AI,Products,E-commerce,fintech,dwh,etc.

About Me

CTO/Data Science/BI/BA Design&Strategist.Looking for opportunities&open to work as Freelancer.Open to Relocation&Travel

LINUX Organisational Design FinTech Oracle ERP R programming Data analysis Pentaho Lifecoach Image Consulting Wordpress project management IBM Mainframe COBOL DB2 Unix Administration General Insurance Crystal Reports MySQL DBA Data Analytics IBM Cognos PL/SQL IIS Windows Azure Data Warehousing Redis Life Insurance Insurance CRM Training Leadership Product Management SEO Marketing


What goes Viral at Wharton University

Dec 2017 - Dec 2017

Digital and Social Marketing by Jonah Berger

MBA in Systems at Sikkim Manipal University

Dec 2004 - Nov 2006

Dual Specialization in MBA in IT and Marketing.

Work Experience

24+ years in Leadership, Technology including Machine Learning/Data Science, Consulting & Training

CTO at Druidot Consulting (I) OPC Private Limited

Feb 2017 -

Software Architecture, Product Architecture, Project Management, Consulting, Data Science, R,Julia, Vendor Management, Data Mining, Model Design, Business Intelligence, Business Analytics, Software Validation, Vendor Validation, Infrastructure Validation and implementation and Training. Doing a freelance consulting performing roles of CTO for a Fintech Startup involving Artificial Intelligence

Mentor, Senior Vice President at Oyster Solutions

May 2012 -

Revenue Management, Growth Management, Vendor Management, CTO, CPO, Business Study, Consulting startups, Solutions Modelling, New business Generation, Software Architecture, Product Modelling, BI&DWH architecture, DBA, International Consulting, Machine Learning, Data Science with R and Julia, Block Chain, Digital Marketing, training, behavior coaching and behavior modelling. Currently involved in Fintech Project on Julia, Smart contract on Block Chain, Financial Risk Management for Banks in both R & Python and Evaluating Security product . Doing a freelance consulting performing roles of CTO for a Fintech Startup involving Artificial Intelligence

Senior Project Manager at Polaris Software Lab

Aug 1999 - Mar 2011

Worked in different roles like DBA, Data Architect, DWH architect, Project Manager, Product Manager, Product Architect, Technical Pre-Sales, Program Manager,Project Director, People Soft Consultant, Software Architect, Account Manager, Data Modeler, Business Analyst, System Architect ,etc. Worked for clients like Citi,RBS,Barclays, Westpac,Nationwide, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank,Bajaj Finance,ThinkMoney UK,IDBI Fortis,etc.

Systems Executive at Macmillan India Publishing

Jan 1999 - Jun 1999

Involved in software architecture, design and development for the press.

Junior Systems officer at Carborundum Universal

Jul 1998 - Jan 1999

Headed the Kerala Region for ERP Implementation in the press.

Junior Officer Systems at Ceat Financial Services Ltd

Apr 1995 - Jun 1998

Headed the southern region for System department. Was responsible for requirements, design,development,testing and implementation of the systems in southern region and in Kolkatta. The domain is in Fixed Deposits, HP & Lease and Accounting systems

Developer at MMFG Ltd

May 1994 - Mar 1995

Worked as a developer developing the Billing software for the company

Push pixels...
Shovel coal into server...
Create mockups...
Defend the wall...
Draft storyboard...
Disrupt an industry...
Achieve profitability...
Become a unicorn...
Become Batman...