Jayaram Balachander

TEMPE Campus


Jayaram "Bala"  is an educator and advisor with extensive experience in strategy, digital transformation, product management and product development of commercial software products and applications. Bala has been a C level executive for more than 2+ decades and has been a proven leader, known for delivering results and impacting the top & bottom line of businesses.  Bala's teaching experience includes a stint at William Paterson University as a visiting assitant professor, where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the school of Business. 



Bala holds a PhD in Organization and Management from Capella University and M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Tulane University.   

Research Interests

Analytics and Decision Making

Machine Learning

Innovation in Education

International Strategy 


Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 300Prob Solving & Act Anlytics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 308Advanced Excel in Business