Balaji Ganesan is a Research Engineer at IBM India Research Lab (IRL). He is part of the Data and AI dept that comes under IBM Research AI. He works on Knowledge Graphs (Link Prediction, Entity Classification, Ontology Creation), and its applications in Search and Question Answering.
Balaji was previously at Yahoo, and a number of startups. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Madras in 2003, and a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Arizona in 2006.
Grad School: http://www2.cs.arizona.edu/~balaji/