Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Balachandran brings to NeuroMetrix first-hand knowledge of the neurology industry and the high-tech sector gained in over 20 years of experience, both domestically and overseas, with large publicly traded companies. He has broad experience in developing effective international distribution channels and in managing international alliances.
Prior to joining NeuroMetrix, Mr. Balachandran was Vice President and General Manager of Cardinal Health's NeuroCare Division, a provider of technology and services to the neurophysiology industry. His tenure covered a period of sales and operational challenges which saw both product and production rationalization leading to improved profitability. Before joining Cardinal Health in 2007, Mr. Balachandran was with Hewlett Packard as Senior Director, Global Alliances, a role in which he managed strategically significant business partnerships. He also led several important new product launches during his eight years with the company. Prior to joining Hewlett Packard, Mr. Balachandran was Vice President, International Sales and Marketing for Nicolet Biomedical, the leading business in EMG and nerve conduction testing which was subsequently acquired by Cardinal Health and became its NeuroCare division. At Nicolet he led the rapid growth of international sales to over fifty percent of Nicolet's revenue. Mr. Balachandran started his career in sales with Blue Star, Ltd of India.
Mr. Balachandran, an electrical engineer from the National Institute of Technology in India, holds an MBA in Marketing from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, India.