Venkatraman Balakrishnan is Chairman of Exfinity Venture Partners LLP, a VC fund for tech startups. He served as Whole-Time Director of Infosys Limited and was the Chief Financial Officer of the company. Mr. Balakrishnan has over 30 years of experience and is an expert in corporate finance, international taxation, risk management, strategy, etc.
He is associated with various organisations in India and is a trustee of the Akshaya Patra Foundation. Mr. Balakrishnan holds a B.Sc. degree from the University of Madras.
He joined the Aam Aadmi Party the day after he quit Infosys. He also stood as the AAP candidate for Bangalore Central Lok Sabha seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. In this conversation with Meryl Garcia, he talks about quitting Infosys, joining AAP, and life after the elections.