Bala is the Group CEO of TMI Group and the MD & CEO of a content & knowledge management company and a skill development company in the group. He is passionate about blended learning, skilling and digital capacity building.
He has led large teams to drive massive capacity building initiatives across multiple domains for government employees in India and elsewhere, as a partner to multi-lateral agencies such as GIZ, UNDP, UNICEF, and the World Bank among others. He has driven large employability initiatives as a partner to NASSCOM Foundation, to use CSR funds from IT majors to drive skill-building of 15,000+ youth per annum and find them aspirational job roles in the IT/ITeS sector.
He is passionate about deploying the Job Instruction Method, pioneered by the US Army and popularized by Toyota, to rapidly develop productive employees for Corporate. His teams have delivered value to Corporate India by deploying this methodology to train & deploy in excess of 150,000 in the Banks alone over the last 7 years.
Ravi is a Chemical Engineer from BHU-IT (now known as IIT Varanasi) and an MBS from IIM Calcutta.