Naren Balakrishnan

Naren Balakrishnan,

Senior Manager, R&D and Government Incentives, Grant Thornton

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With over 15 years’ experience in information technology, including the last 11 years in professional services and consulting, Naren helps clients across all industries to file maximized and substantiated tax credit claims. His clients represent a number of industries including Telecommunications, Software/IT, Electronics, Financial Services Institutions, Aerospace and Defence, Health-IT and Bio-Technology. He assists clients in a number of areas including: determination of eligible expenditures, preparation of technical reports, review of documentation, incorporating best practices to maximize claim size and handling potential CRA matters including audit defense. Naren is heavily involved in business development initiatives, developing strategic partnerships with technology associations and working closely with start-up companies to help them get to the next level.