Mr. V. Balakrishnan, Bala served as the Chief Financial Officer of Infosys Ltd., since May 1, 2006 until October 31, 2012. He has significant experience in leadership positions in the finance domain, with expertise in Corporate Finance, International Taxation, Risk Management and Mergers & Acquisitions. He was conferred the 'Best CFO' award from CNBC and Finance Asia. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India. Mr. Balakrishnan received a B.Sc. from the University of Madras.