Bilsi Balakrishnan

Bilsi Balakrishnan

CTO
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Before becoming the CTO of OpenScholar LLC, Bilsi spent 3 years as the Software Development Lead at the OpenScholar research project at Harvard University.  In that role, she lead the internal team at Harvard that developed and transformed the platform into an enterprise-grade solution that can now meet the needs of large educational institutions. Bilsi has played a critical role in the technical advancement of the OpenScholar platform. Her contributions include: adding, refining and enhancing the feature set of OpenScholar and improving the overall user experience. All of these technical improvements prepared the platform for lift out and conversion into a commercial entity.  Bilsi’s background is in software engineering for large enterprises including TJX, Bank of America and AT&T.  In her spare time, she likes to read and also spend time with her family