Murali brings in nearly three decades of leadership experience spread across BFSI, Media, FMCG & Logistics industries. Having started his career in the FMCG space, Murali has held CXO level positions in leading companies across such as SBI Life, Canara HSBC, Star Union Dai-ichi Life, FCB Ulka & Leo Burnett. His last position was with Star Union Dai-Ichi Life as EVP & Zonal Business Director. He was awarded the “CIO of the year” in 2007 for his advocacy & for the best alignment between business and technology. He was also on the Advisory Board at SP Jain Institute (SPJIMR), Mumbai and is deeply involved with a school for the underprivileged based in Bhiwandi, near Mumbai.