VP and General Manager
Bala Sundaramoorthy is a veteran strategy, technology and operations executive with over 25 years of industry experience in financial services, media and insurance industries. In his current role as the VP and General Manager for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, he is responsible for strategy, product & technology, print and digital operations/production as well as customer service. Since joining Cox in 2014 he has held several leadership positions and has been instrumental in transforming the digital landscape of all consumer facing products and technology across Newspapers, TV and Radio for Cox Media Group. Starting in 2015, he led innovation by organizing hackathon events across CMG & all Cox divisions; developing ground breaking solutions in the OTT and mobile space and optimizing technology operations.
Prior to Cox, he was Senior Vice President at SunTrust Banks in charge of product and technology operations for Retail Banking and Private Wealth Management divisions. He also served as the Chief Architect for the bank during his tenure. His career spans several operational leadership positions in global technology industry for over 15 years and broad experience in digital transformation, enterprise strategy, call center operations and mergers & acquisitions.
Bala has a passion for education and technology. He routinely volunteers in local community organizations lending his expertise in these areas. He is a founding member of the local atlanta chapter of Private Directors Association (PDA), a member of Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and is an avid advocate of Women in Technology (WiT). He also coaches and judges the debate tournaments with the Atlanta Urban Debate league.
He has a Master's degree in Business Administration from Goizueta Business School, Emory University.