Managing Director - Digital Strategy & Transformation, Marsh
Bala currently leads the Digital Practice for Marsh-Digital in Asia. His current responsibility is to Digitally enable Marsh internally and establish deep digital engagement with ecosystem partners in the Risk and Insurance space. Bala has been in the Risk Management and Insurance consulting space playing a wide spectrum of roles in an international career spanning 25+ years and have been fortunate enough to have worked worldwide with a diverse group of regional and multinational companies across several Industries, Prior to this role Bala led JLT&rsquos New product development and innovation initiatives in the context of Enterprise Risk and Employee benefits management space. He founded JLT interactive as an &lsquoIntrapreneurial&rsquo venture as a digital product company (under the &lsquointeractive&rsquo brand) that was part of global client engagement process embedding itself as a core service enabler and differentiator. Bala is an active member of start-up and incubation hubs based out of Singapore, Canada & Bangalore where he mentors early stage technology and ceramic art ventures. He also assists entrepreneurs in their efforts at business planning and risk management. He also teaches several Risk and Management related modules to business professionals at the Asian Risk Management Institute (ARIMI) and has also been assisting entrepreneurs in their efforts at business planning and risk management Bala holds a Master&rsquos in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science an MBA from the National university of Singapore (NUS) and an Enterprise Risk Management Diploma from the NUS-ARIMI His current areas of interest include Customer Experience Design, Sense Making, Cyber Risks, Data Analytics and Digital Transformation.