Baljit “Bal” Dail is President of IRI Global. Previously, Mr. Dail served as Senior Adviser, at New Mountain Capital. While in this role, Bal served as Chairman and CEO of JDA Software, a New Mountain Capital portfolio company. Prior to joining New Mountain Capital Bal served in a number of executive roles at Aon Corporation including CEO of Aon Hewitt and of Aon Consulting, COO of Aon Benfield, and CIO of Aon Corporation. Prior to Aon, he was a principal at McKinsey & Company focused on the high-tech sector. Bal started his career in the technology group at Marks & Spencer, a leading retailer in the United Kingdom, and he has also held leadership positions at JP Morgan, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and Ford Motor Company.
Bal has served on the boards of JDA Software, IRi, Mid Continent ISO (where he also chairs the Information Technology Committee), Sparta Systems, One Digital, Beeline, Alexander Mann Solutions, AmWins, and Western Dental. Bal holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Warwick in England.