Bala heads the Pharma & Life Sciences Business Unit at Orion. Prior to Orion, Bala was President and CEO of Cabeus, responsible for providing the company vision and strategy to be a niche products and services firm for Life Sciences. He was responsible for the vision and direction for a SaaS platform called ReALM® to transform the regulatory value chain within Life Sciences.
Bala brings over three decades of experience in information management and digital transformation. He is a winner of the Albert Einstein Award for Innovation in 2016 under the auspices of NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards. Prior to forming Cabeus, Bala developed IT strategies and capabilities for companies such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Roche, Aventis, Merrill Lynch, AT&T, Bell Atlantic and IBM.
Bala has his Ph.D. and MBA from Rutgers University, M.S. in Computer Science from NJIT and B.S. in Electronics Engineering from India. He is also an Industrial Advisory Board Member for the Rutgers Master’s in Business and Science (MBS) program.