BK Kalra | Our Leadership | Genpact

Balkrishan "BK" Kalra

President and Chief Executive Officer

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About BK

Balkrishan “BK” Kalra is Genpact’s President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company’s board of directors.

BK was appointed to the CEO role in 2024. BK is responsible for accelerating Genpact’s growth to deliver shareholder value and remain an employer of choice. He is known for innovation and delivering impactful transformations that leverage domain expertise, data, technology, and AI first principles. Genpact has more than 125,000 employees and annual revenues of USD 4.48 billion as of December 31, 2023.

BK’s long track record of building talented and diverse teams, delivering high-impact client outcomes, and propelling businesses to outcompete in their markets, have made him a trusted business leader and client partner.

Previously, as the global head of Genpact’s Financial Services and Consumer and Healthcare businesses, BK orchestrated and led transformation journeys for some of the world’s most renowned Fortune 500 companies.

Part of the seed team that founded Genpact, BK’s vision for nurturing digital native spaces, focusing on organic expansion, and overseeing strategic acquisitions has been instrumental in the company’s success. In addition to his career with Genpact, BK worked in investment banking during the early part of his career.

A certified Lean and Six Sigma Black Belt, BK received a Master of Business Administration degree in finance and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. He frequently writes and speaks on the responsible deployment of AI and digital technologies to achieve tangible business outcomes.

BK is especially passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion and serves on the board of Catalyst, a global non-profit organization helping companies build workplaces that work for women.

He describes himself as a “dad first” to his two daughters, a committed marathon runner, an average golfer, and an aspiring mountain climber.

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