Mr. Venkatraman Balakrishnan is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Exfinity Venture Partners. He is also a General Partner at Ideaspring Capital. He served as Head of BPO, Finacle & India Business Unit at Infosys. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Infosys from May 1, 2006 to 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 served as Secretary and Senior Vice President - Finance of Infosys from joining it in 2001 to April 2006. He served as Vice President - Finance of Infosy and also served in various capacities in Finance department. He served as Chairman of the Board at Infosys BPO and Chairman of Infosys Lodestone. He served as a Whole-Time Director of Infosys from June 11, 2011 to December 31, 2013. He received a B.Sc. from the University of Madras and is a Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Prior to that, he served as Senior Accounts Executive of Amco Batteries Limited. He is also the Chairman of MicroGraam which is a peer-to-peer lending platform that empowers rural entrepreneurs with access to loans from socially minded investors. He serves as a Chairman at StartupXseed. He is also an Angel Investor.