Bala Venkatachalam is Executive Director of Pratham USA. He was involved with Pratham’s programs in India between 2003 and 2006 as national head of operations, and has previously worked across corporate finance, strategy consulting, and a technology start up as Cofounder.
Most recently he worked with the Monitor Group in India where he was Engagement Manager and led a team to identify and develop new business opportunities in affordable urban housing. Prior to that he was Co-Founder and Director of a startup mobile technology company that developed solutions for large-scale data aggregation and analysis.
Bala has an MBA from INSEAD and is Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent).