Ramesh Balasundaram is a senior professional & organizational catalyst with a passion for driving innovation in diverse sectors including but not limited to corporates, the citizen sector, and the government.
He is the Co-founder and Director of Bal Utsav & FacilitatorGuide – a multi-line management and learning and development consulting firm headquartered in India. FacilitatorGuide has an established track record in development, delivery and consulting across various sectors.
Bal Utsav provides learning opportunities for children, parents, teachers, practitioners, researchers, and organizations working with children and youth based issues at the international, national, state, and local levels. Bal Utsav brings life-changing education to children living in poverty around the world, directly impacting over 700,000 children, and is currently on a mission to reach One Million Children by 2020.
He is also a former consultant to the Karnataka Knowledge Commission(Government of Karnataka) – a high powered commission constituted under the chairmanship of renowned space scientist Dr K. Kasturirangan. The Commission works with and for the Government in policy making and implementation.
Ramesh grew up in Bangalore (KA, India) and has traveled most parts of the country. He is into entrepreneurship, travel, languages, art, architecture, photography, reading, music & swimming. Most importantly, he is a devoted son, a supportive husband, and a friend to many.