Balaji Kumar

BIAN Board Member

Head of Engineering Excellence & Operations for GCT North America at Citi 

Balaji joined Citi in November of 2019 as Head of Engineering Excellence & Operations for GCT, North America. In this role, he is responsible for implementing technology frameworks to enable rapid development and deployment of software products at scale, Quality Engineering, DevOps and Safety & Soundness Engineering functions. Balaji holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Madras (India), a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from University of Florida, Gainesville and a Master’s degree in Technology Management from Columbia University, New York. He lives with his wife and two sons in Irving and enjoys reading and playing tennis.