Balakrishnan is a well-known figure who is active in India’s start-up ecosystem, mentoring and investing in a number of companies. He currently serves as an Independent Director for Kaar Technologies, bringing more than 30+ years of experience in leadership positions in strategy, finance, international taxation, risk management, and mergers and acquisitions. He is a straightforward thinker who understands the nuances of getting the most out of people who work in dynamic environments and virtually co-located global teams.