Full Name
Balakrishnan Narasimhan
Job Title
SVP, Head of Solutions Consulting
Intellect Design
Speaker Bio
Balakrishnan (Bala) Narasimhan is a senior domain specialist with over 28 years of experience as a banker and a solutions leader for banking solutions. He is a Business, Technology and Operations leader with extensive background in envisioning and implementing product and solutions strategy, delivery and large-scale transformations for banking clients in various geographies across Asia, EMEA and the Americas.

His professional journey in the mid-90s began in South Asia, working for some of the largest banks in the region in various capacities across business, operations and technology, following which he changed paths to work for a global core banking solution provider where he was responsible for running large solution consulting and client delivery operations in South Asia, Japan and Africa.

Following that, Bala moved to another global core banking solution provider where he spent 14 years as a solution architect, initially based in South East Asia, designing and implementing complex core banking and payments solutions for one of the largest banks in Singapore.

In 2008, Bala moved to the US to setup, manage and lead the Americas solution consulting organization, a role that he led until 2015. After taking a brief career change to work with Deloitte Consulting (US) as a Payments and Cash Management domain expert, he moved back into the products space, joining Intellect in his current role.

At Intellect Global Transaction Banking (iGTB), Bala leads solution-led consulting activities for clients in the Americas across a variety of cash management and treasury solutions, which include Digital Online Banking, Payments, Liquidity Management, Virtual Accounts, Escrow Deposits, Cash Flow Forecasting, etc.. Bala has also authored many blogs and research papers and is also a panelist in many US banking industry forums on treasury and cash management solutions.
Balakrishnan Narasimhan