Chairman, Board of Governors of IIIT visits Sri City

Sri City, November 4 2020: Mr. Bala M.S, chairman of the board of governors of IIIT-Sri City visited Sri City on Wednesday. Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder Managing Director gave a warm welcome and briefed about the salient features of Sri City and the progress achieved.

Welcoming the guest Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy, who is also a member of the Board of Governors of IIIT said,”Synergy between industry and institutes can be established by sharing and nurturing needs and ideas among all the stakeholders, viz students, faculty and industry experts. Such collaboration helps in updating the knowledge of students in line with the latest industry developments and bridge the gap between the Academia and Industry.”

This was the maiden visit of Mr. Bala to Sri City after being appointed as the Chairman, Board of Governors of IIIT. On his arrival at the IIIT, Prof. G. Kannabiran, Director extended a warm welcome and took him round the institute. Mr. Bala had a meeting with the faculty and addressed them.

Mr. Bala, who is the Managing Director of Blackboard India Private Ltd., is an astute performer with proven Expertise & Leadership in devising and effectuating policies aimed at building and managing multinational Captive’s – Global Capability Centres in various sectors. He successfully managed multiple Merger & Acquisitions and Joint ventures globally in the field of technology centres and Higher Education functions. Mr. Bala is presently Industry Member Representative of the Cyber Co-ordination Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.