Bilsi Balakrishnan


The OpenScholar leadership team is based in Boston and comes from leading technology companies, Harvard University and the Drupal community.

Bilsi Balakrishnan, CTO

Before becoming the CTO of OpenScholar, Bilsi led software development while it was a research project at Harvard. She transformed the platform into an enterprise-grade solution for research institution needs across academia and medical centers.

Prior to Harvard and OpenScholar, Bilsi led software engineering teams for large enterprises including TJX, Bank of America and AT&T.

In her spare time, she likes to read and spend time with her family.


Bilsi Balakrishnan