Mr J Balamurugan did his B.E.(ECE) at Regional Engineering College, Trichy and Management Programme for Entrepreneurial Firms from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. His present business positions include Managing Director of Nextgen Communications Ltd., New Delhi; Director of Unity Electro Systems Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore, Ideafarms, New Delhi, Spitfire Motorsports Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore and Spitfire Automotive Performance Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore. His other positions include Vice President of the Governing Council of Gobi Arts & Science College; Trustee, CKK Educational Trust; President, Old Lawrencian Association (Alumni Association of The Lawrence School, Lovedale). He is also the Adviser of the Technology Business Incubator at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai.