Board of Directors

Get to know the experienced leadership team at IRIS Business by exploring our Board of Directors section, which provides details on their profiles, tenures, and committee memberships. Stay informed on the composition and functioning of the Board of Directors on our dedicated Investors page.

Meet Our Board of Directors - Learn About the Experienced Leadership Team at IRIS Business.

Discover the leadership team driving IRIS Business's growth and success on our dedicated Board of Directors section. Learn about their diverse backgrounds and extensive industry experience, as well as their contributions to the company's strategic vision and operational excellence. Stay updated on the composition and functioning of the Board of Directors on our Investors page.

Mr. Subramaniam Swaminathan
(Promoter, Whole Time Director & CEO)

• M. A. (Economics) from Yale University, USA; B.Sc. (Hons) from St Xavier’s College, Kolkata
• Served as a consultant to the World Bank in Washington DC
• Early career in the media, serving in senior positions with India's leading financial daily, The Economic Times and later with the country's leading magazine, Business India.
• Helped launch Indian business programming on TV.
• Heads Strategy and oversees Sales & Marketing functions at IRIS. Keen evangelist of structured data standards and the application of structured data in nonfinancial areas
• Past Chairman, IT sub-committee, CII, Western Region,
• Past member, Regional Council, CII WR
• Past Vice-Chairman, Indian Merchants Chamber, Navi Mumbai
• Past Honorary Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Navi Mumbai Kendra

Mr. Balachandran Krishnan
(Promoter, Whole Time Director & CFO)

• MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, B.Tech from Calicut University
• Prior to co-founding IRIS, he was with CRISIL (a Standard & Poor’s company) as group leader and senior analyst
• Heads the XBRL Consulting practice and leads development of new use cases for structured and unstructured data
• Board Member, XBRL India
• Past memberships: IFRS Taxonomy Consulting Group of the IASB, London; sub-committee on XBRL of MCA, Govt. of India; Steering committee on fraud prediction models, SFIO, Govt. of India

Ms. Deepta Rangarajan
(Promoter & Whole Time Director)

• MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
• Previously worked at American Express Bank and headed CRISIL’s operations in North India
• Played a key role in managing large clients during the services growth phase of IRIS’ XBRL story.
• Heads HR & Operations at IRIS, with direct oversight of Carbon, SaaS product for disclosure management
• Profiled as one of 25 top entrepreneurs who graduated from IIM Ahmedabad in the bestseller, ‘Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish?

Mr. Puthenpurackal Kuncheria Xavier Thomas
(Whole Time Director & CTO)

• Mr. P K X Thomas comes with 30+ years of relevant experience across the sweep of information technology-related domains including product platforms, IT consulting, and business transformation projects.
• He has held top management positions with established corporate names such as Reliance Brand, Hopscotch Wholesale, and Cleartrip.

Mr. Vinod Agarwala
(Independent Director)

• Mr. Agarwala is an Advocate & Solicitor based in Mumbai.
• He is also a Solicitor, of the Supreme Court of England & Wales, and an Advocate of the Supreme Court of India.
• He has been a practicing lawyer in Mumbai for the last 35 years, specializing in Corporate Law, Securities Law, Project Finance, Property Law, FDI, and Commercial law.

Mr. Bhaswar Mukherjee
(Independent Director)

• Mr. Bhaswar Mukherjee is a Chartered Accountant who served as Director, Finance, on the Board of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited.
• He has also worked as CFO and Head, of HR, at Haldia Petrochemicals Limited.

Mr. Ashok Venkatramani
(Independent Director)

• After a 19-year stint at Hindustan Unilever, Ashok Venkatramani moved to ABP News Network as CEO and to ZEE Media Corporation thereafter as MD.
• An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and Harvard Business School, Ashok has been featured in the World CMO Council‘s list of India’s 75 top marketers.

Mr. Haseeb Drabu
(Independent Director)

• Haseeb A Drabu is a professional economist with a diverse skill set and wide-ranging experience.
• He has worked as a lawmaker, policy planner, banker, and economic commentator.
• He served as Chairman, of J& K Bank. He is also a former Finance Minister of Jammu & Kashmir.

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