As the Pro Chancellor of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Dr. Ballal is responsible for the challenges of running India's first private University and maintaining academic standards for both faculty and students. Dr. Ballal has been an active member of Indian Medical Association and was elected President of Indian Medical Association, Dakshin Kannada.
He has held leadership positions in Indian Radiology and Imaging Associations and has published several papers in reputed journals. Known for his dynamism and teamwork he recently implemented innovations in patient care and clinical teaching. He directs the activities of the University in academics and regulatory issues for the present and as a foundation for the future. In 2005, he was awarded by IBM as the most student friendly Vice Chancellor award.
Srinivasan H.R., fondly known as Sri, is a member of its Board of Directors of Ecron Acunova. He brings 28 years of experience in Supply Chain Management and General Management.
Sri started his career as a Civil Servant in the Government of India. Post that, he successfully held several leadership roles including Executive Director of the Shriram Group, Managing Director of Sembcorp Logistics, Singapore, Managing Director of Temasek Capital, Singapore among others. He has served both on the State and Regional Councils of the Confederation of Indian Industry. He has also served as the Past President of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), Chennai Chapter. In 2008, Sri was conferred with the CII Connect – “Entrepreneur of the Year” and the CII Tamil Nadu “Emerging Entrepreneur” award in 2010. He is a member of the YPO (Young Presidents Organisation).
Mr. Ravi is the Director of Ecron Acunova. His areas of work are Corporate Strategy, Corporate Finance, Compliance and Governance. He has over two decades of experience in Strategic planning, Business Process Re-engineering and Organization Change Management.
He is the Managing Director of Shriram Capital Limited which is the holding company of the USD 2 billion Shriram Group. Prior to this, he has held various senior assignments in the Shriram Group including Investment Servicing, IT and Corporate Service.
Mr. Ravi holds a Graduate Degree in Commerce and a Post Graduation in Management.