Founder & Managing Director
Balakrishna M.R is the Founder and Managing Director of Mediateck I’ Solutions Pvt Ltd, a Bangalore-based digital media and content studio, which produces and develops interactive content and animation films on Indian culture and heritage for leading television channels and educational institutes such as Azim Premji Foundation and Edurite, etc. Mr.Balakrishna has produced several ad film and corporate films for the engineering and mining industries. As a member of the Board of Studies, CIST, University of Mysore, Mr.Balakrishna coordinated and conceptualised an industry-oriented curriculum for MS in animation and also handled subject such as visual communications and programming for game development as guest faculty. Mr.Balakrishna is also a member of the Board of Studies, Animaster Academy, Bangalore, and founder member of the Association of Bangalore Animation Industry(ABAI), an association of production studios and educational institutions from the animation, gaming and comics industries in Karnataka. He played a key role in the preparation of the draft policy on Karnataka’s animation, VFX, gaming and comics policy. Prior to this, Mr.Balakrishna worked in Merck India, a multinational pharmaceutical company for nearly 15 years. Mr.Balakrishna is a science graduate and holds a postgraduate degree in business administration.