Balaji Venkatesan is the CEO and President of SD Solutions, LLC. He has over 20 years of experience in Engineering, Information Technology, Governance, Cybersecurity, Transformation, and Management Consulting. He worked in Banking, Transportation, Financial Services, Telecom and Public Sector across Asia, Americas, and Europe.
Balaji started his professional career as a project management professional at Citibank managing Software Products Development for Treasury and Portfolio Management Applications. Balaji worked in technical and management positions leading large global teams and programs at several Commercial and Public Sector Clients and received Awards of Excellence.
Balaji received B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, MBA with dual concentration in Finance and Management Information Systems from Anna University and Diploma in Entrepreneurship from Babson College and completed further project management and technical certifications.
Balaji is passionate about education and is part of an educational charity called Self Educate, which has been helping hundreds of students from low income families in India and USA since 2007. He started SD Solutions, LLC scholarship award in 2013 and has helped several students from rural Virginia with College Scholarship, Part-Time Jobs, Internships to help their dreams of college education become a reality.
Balaji served on the Board of Directors at the Luray-Page County Chamber of Commerce, Deans Advisory Council at Virginia International University and as a Co-Chair at NIH Community Action Group.