Bala has over 38 years of experience of building multi-competency business delivery centers and achieving high double-digit year on year growth rates with impressive margins. He built a team from 150 employees to a team of 3,500 during his stint as the Managing Director at PwC SDC (a multi-competency offshore India centre of PwC). His experience spans multiple industries (healthcare, manufacturing, energy) and geographies, especially in the US, Middle East and Europe, leading large and complex programs.
Bala is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach and has personally coached/mentored many corporate leaders. He also mentors startups and small businesses and guides them to execute their business strategy. A key attribute that has been widely acknowledged is his ability to build cohesive, high performing teams, bringing the best attribute and strength of each team member.
Bala is also a marathon runner and a brevet cyclist!
Geetha is a Human Resources professional with over two decades of experience with a specialization in Executive Coaching and Diversity & Inclusion. She has worked on multiple projects across global organizations with a key focus on women empowerment, persons with disabilities and the LGBTQ community. She previously worked with IBM for more than 10 years in various functions of Human Resources and Training & Development.
Geetha has designed and facilitated over 100+ projects across various industries like manufacturing, technology, financial services, retail, education, and healthcare. She has coached groups and individuals in communication, storytelling, design thinking and personal effectiveness. She is also a certified Design Thinking and MBTI practitioner and an Image Consultant from ICBI, Bangalore.
She has also received the highest level of certification in public speaking and leadership skills – Distinguished Toastmaster by Toastmasters International, a Communication and Leadership Forum based in the United States.