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V Balakrishnan is a Patron of The Ken

Prior to founding Exfinity, Bala served as Head of BPO, Finacle & India Business Unit at Infosys. Bala also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Infosys Ltd., from May 1, 2006 to October 31, 2012. Bala served as Secretary and Senior Vice President – Finance of Infosys Ltd., from joining it in 2001 to April 2006. He was a full-time Director on the Board of Infosys Limited from June 2011 to December 2013. Bala has significant experience in leadership positions in the finance domain, with expertise in Corporate Finance, International Taxation, Risk Management and Mergers & Acquisitions. He has been a recipient of the “Best CFO” award from CNBC and Finance Asia.

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V Balakrishnan is a Patron of The Ken

Prior to founding Exfinity, Bala served as Head of BPO, Finacle & India Business Unit at Infosys. Bala also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Infosys Ltd., from May 1, 2006 to October 31, 2012. Bala served as Secretary and Senior Vice President – Finance of Infosys Ltd., from joining it in 2001 to April 2006. He was a full-time Director on the Board of Infosys Limited from June 2011 to December 2013. Bala has significant experience in leadership positions in the finance domain, with expertise in Corporate Finance, International Taxation, Risk Management and Mergers & Acquisitions. He has been a recipient of the “Best CFO” award from CNBC and Finance Asia.

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Subscriptions Funded by V Balakrishnan

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