Rakesh Balakrishnan is a Technology Leader working for fortune 6 company. Prior to this role, Rakesh has held various positions in start-ups and consulting companies focusing on IT strategy and implementation for clients across North America, Europe and Asia. His entrepreneurial mindset has helped companies implement solutions utilizing lean methodology impacting the bottom line. He holds a MBA degree from UNC Kenan Flagler school of business and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from University of Mumbai. He lives in Pleasanton CA with his wife and two children. He loves travelling and enjoys outdoors.