Mr Balachandran Krishnan
Cofounder and Director
W : www.irisbusiness.com
Industry / Sector
Information and Communication Technology
Balachandran is a cofounder, director and CFO of IRIS Business Services (IRIS), the India head quartered global regtech company. He brings over thirty years of rich experience in financial analysis, corporate finance, and structured data reporting solutions.
IRIS is globally recognized as one of the leading companies in eXtensible Business Reporting Standard (XBRL) led solutions. IRIS’ products are deployed across 48 countries that include regulators and enterprises from South Africa and Mauritius as well.
Balachandran has led several of IRIS’ XBRL training sessions for Indian regulators and accountants and has been a regular speaker on financial information environment and reporting, both in India and abroad. He was part of subcommittees constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and the Serious Fraud Investigation Office. He has also served as a member of the IFRS Taxonomy Consultative Group of the IASB, London.
Balachandran holds an MBA in finance from Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore), with a basic degree in chemical engineering.
IRIS Business Services Limited [IRIS] is the only listed (BSE/NSE) Indian Fintech company operating globally in the area of Regtech with a stack of structured data solutions. The firm is uniquely positioned with offerings across the spectrum of creation, management and use of structured data in the realm of business and financial reporting. IRIS serves a client base that includes regulators in over a dozen countries around the world (with significant presence among regulators in Asian and African countries), leading banks, financial market intermediaries, consulting firms, financial printers as well as thousands of large and small enterprises. Our partner network includes the Big 4 accounting firms, system integrators and specialized software and consulting firms that use IRIS’ products and expertise to enhance their offerings to end clients. IRIS is recognized as a pioneer in XBRL driven (globally adopted information standard for business and financial reporting).
We are headquartered in Mumbai, India and has subsidiaries in USA, Singapore and Italy.