Balakrishnan G Iyer

COO, Bharat Light and Power Group

Balakrishnan G. Iyer (Balki) is the Chief Operating Officer of Bharat Light and Power Group. He is responsible for driving growth and leads Operations of all BLP’s Renewable Power Projects in India. Previously, Balki led Business Development for GE’s Global Research Center, based in New York, with responsibility for driving new technology development in the Renewable Energy portfolio (namely Wind, Solar) & Smart Grid. 

Recently, he worked in GE Capital as Senior Vice President, Business Development, where he had responsibility for developing and driving new growth opportunities by identifying new markets and product solutions for Working Capital Solutions. He is Six Sigma Black Belt certified and is a graduate of the GE Operations Management Leadership Program.

Balki is a Director at Iyer Educational Institutions that runs schools focussed on kids with Autism which he co-founded with his wife; he is a Strategic Advisor for Indus Pharmaceutical Services and is part of the Dean’s Strategic Advisors, Binghamton University.  Balki also sat on the Executive Board for GE’s Asia Pacific American Forum, a diversity group focussed on Asian leadership talent within GE. 


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