Balaji Venkatesan is the CEO 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.
Based on the wealth of experience in helping large and small organizations with their mission-critical requirements, Balaji founded SD Solutions, LLC in 2011 to serve clients with efficiency and innovation. Through Balaji’s leadership, SD Solutions, LLC is growing as a leading provider of Cybersecurity Services, Innovative Solutions and Management Consulting to the various US federal government clients and commercial entities.
Under his leadership, SD Solutions, LLC has achieved ISO and CMMI Certifications, received Exceptional Past Performance Ratings for its contract performance, and won the prestigious “Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year” Award from the US Department of the Treasury (nominated by the IRS).
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.