Bobby Balachandran, Founder and CEO of Exterro

Bobby Balachandran, Founder and CEO of Exterro

Bobby Balachandran, the founder, president, and CEO of Exterro, Inc.is an experienced entrepreneur who knows that building a business from the ground up comes with a lot of ups and downs. Since convincing a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical company to sign on as his first customer more than a decade ago, Bobby has vaulted Exterro into a new stratosphere of growth, with more than 30% of their client base representing the 100 most profitable companies in the world. After starting Exterro out of his family room and building it into now one of the fastest growing, most profitable companies in the industry without the help of investors, Bobby partnered with Leeds Equity Partners in 2019 on a nine figure deal to spur even greater growth, both organically and through acquisitions.

Bobby is also passionate about entrepreneurship, and has also developed other entrepreneurs within his own company—some of whom have gone on to start other companies—as well as providing support to groups aimed at promoting entrepreneurship. A committed philanthropist, Bobby feels especially strongly about supporting programs designed to help disadvantaged segments of society.

Having grown Exterro to a bustling and innovative company of more than 500 people worldwide and unicorn status in the software-as-a-service space, Bobby seeks to connect people and organizations around the world to the best technology to support their Legal Governance, Risk, and Compliance efforts.

Bobby is an active investor, both as an Angel and LP in several Venture Funds and, and is a TiE Charter Member. Bobby holds a B.S. in computer science from Government College of Technology in Coimbatore, India, and an M.S. in computer science from Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.