S Swaminathan has an impressive background as an economist trained at Yale University, a Consultant to the World Bank, and a media executive. He is passionate about transparency, good governance, and the use of XBRL as a standard for quality data. Swaminathan is also actively engaged in world politics and policymaking and has been involved in organizing the World Cup cricket tournaments. Additionally, he holds leadership positions in several organizations, including the Consultative Committee on XBRL, MCA, Govt. of India, and the IT sub-committee of CII, Western Region.
Balu leads the development of new use cases for structured and unstructured data and is closely associated with the DCP business line. Before founding IRIS, Balu worked with CRISIL and Tata Economic Consultancy Services. Balu has represented IRIS at various forums, including the IFRS Taxonomy Consulting Group of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the XBRL sub-committee of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India. He holds a graduate degree in chemical engineering and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Deepta has over 22 years of experience and is responsible for building and managing IRIS operations and heading the HR team. She played a key role in managing large client engagements during the growth phase of the Company’s structured data story, leading to the development of Carbon as a product, which she now sponsors. Deepta is a Chemical Engineer from IIT Delhi and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and enjoys singing, reading, and cooking on weekends. She was profiled in the bestseller ‘Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish’ and was named one of Navi Mumbai’s Power Women of 2015.
P K X Thomas is an accomplished technocrat with over 30 years of deep understanding in eBusiness, specializing in product, technology, and operations. He has worked with growing organizations such as Hopscotch, Reliance Industries Ltd, and Cleartrip. He has also institutionalized a technology and process-driven culture and has key accomplishments and recognitions in his field. Thomas has worked with Reliance Brands Limited, Mumbai, as a Sr. Vice President & Chief Technology Officer and has been responsible for the development and operations of India mono-brand sites and Hamleys UK, among other achievements.
I wish to express my gratitude to the IRIS team for their engagement and professionalism in supporting Eni with the ESEF mandate.