Bala Ganeshan

Alumni (MIDS 2019)


Business Strategy
Data Science
Information Architecture


A Chief Technology Officer and architect with 10+ years of executive level experience in information technology defining the growth strategy in cloud computing and enterprise space. Widely recognized as a visionary and proven change agent. Passionate leader and motivator with extensive experience building, leading and managing international team of dynamic innovators. Proven track record for identifying, qualifying and implementing enabling technologies for enterprise systems. Recently focusing on leveraging machine learning for improving reliability, usability and availability of IT infrastructure to improve efficiency and ROI for customers. 

With a powerful blend of vision and business acumen, actively drove corporate technology strategy enabling QLogic to diversify from primarily an adapter company to offer solution centric products focusing on big data problems. Founding member and lead of the team that designed and developed the first Converged Infrastructure product— Vblock— now a $2 billion business for EMC.

Broad expertise in IT architectures, enterprise applications, fundamental research and development, high performance computing, technical sales enablement, and client/ vendor relationship management. Ably manage M&A, reorganization, and process improvement initiatives.

Last updated:

May 16, 2022