Bala Palamadai

Bala Palamadai

Founder & CEO of Bizofit

As Founder & CEO of Bizofit, a Crowdsourced Open Innovation Platform connecting Enterprises with Tech companies, I have entered the uncharted waters of Entrepreneurship. Bootstrappped ! Every year, you gain 3 years of corporate experience :-)

Prior to this, as Executive Vice President at Microland, I was responsible for North America and Europe geos, and for accelerating the company's growth in those markets through aggressive new customer acquisitions, growth of existing accounts and building strategic partnerships. I was also responsible for laying out the company's Business Strategy and building our Client Service teams. During my stint at Microland, the company witnessed unprecedented growth, and signed several multi-million dollar contracts with Fortune 500 and Global 2000 clients.

My career spans a couple of decades in Client facing and Leadership roles with Infosys, UST Global, Arthur Andersen and Satyam (TechMahindra).

As an industry veteran and an outsourcing specialist, I have been a speaker at industry forums, and have been quoted in leading Business magazines.

I'm also involved in leadership roles with two not-for-profit organizations, i.e. TiE Midwest & IITB Heritage Foundation.

Specialties: Leadership, Digital Transformation & Innovation, Sales & Sales Management; Client Relationship Management; Contract Negotiations; Deal Structuring; IT Outsourcing; Remote Infrastructure Management.