Bala Rani, a Senior Director in Treliant’s Data Solutions practice, is a senior technology program executive with over twenty years of advanced experience directing and driving transformational banking programs from concept through post-implementation. He has extensive expertise in developing, governing, and executing strategic roadmaps to deliver critical applications and data-centric programs to meet challenging organizational goals.

Prior to Treliant, Bala was Executive Director in the Corporate Technology division at JP Morgan Chase, where he was responsible for sourcing, hosting, distributing, and controlling data from the global systems of record for multiple asset classes. This work supported the bank’s corporate risk and finance groups that manage credit, capital, liquidity, and market risk, including delivering major regulatory initiatives like non-cleared margin rules and clearinghouse risk.

Before his role in Corporate Technology, Bala worked in Chase Home Lending, where he led many transformational programs in support of capital markets, secondary marketing, and mortgage operations functions. He was also instrumental in leading the Chase-WaMu merger initiatives related to Chase Home Lending and delivering many GSE-mandated programs , such as compliance with MISMO data standards and ULDD implementation.

Bala has a bachelor’s degree from Osmania University and a master’s degree in Physics from Andhra University and master’s degree in Data Analytics from WGU. He is also a certified scrum master (Scrum Alliance) and PMP (PMI) pursing Post Graduate Program in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from UT Austin.

Areas of Specialization

  • Data Architecture
  • Data Governance
  • Data Strategy
  • OTC Derivatives
  • Program Management
  • Regulatory Reporting
  • SA-CCR