Jaikumar Ballani

Jaikumar Ballani

Head of Professional Search, Technology, India


Jaikumar Ballani is Professional Search Market Leader, Global Technology Markets for Korn Ferry in India. He is responsible for the technology sector across India.

Mr. Ballani has over 17 years of deep expertise in Software Development, Infrastructure, Analytics, Digital, etc. across various domains like Financial Services, Hospitality, Media, Ecommerce, etc. He has been a Solution architect/ Consultant and an IT Innovation Champion throughout his career.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Ballani worked with Bank of America-Global Delivery Centre for nearly a decade in various leadership positions. During his tenure, he drove IT Operations, Application Development, Analytics & Database activities with direct responsibility for a 200-strong global workforce.

He has worked in US for over 6 years consulting with various organizations. One of his notable achievements was with Instant Media Network US, where he architected, designed, developed and implemented a first of its kind “Live TV Shopping Experience” in 2002 across hotels in Las Vegas.

A Six Sigma Certified professional, Mr. Ballani holds an Executive MBA (PGPMAX) from ISB, Hyderabad. He has a Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai and also holds a Professional Diploma in Computer Technology from the University of Mumbai.