Babu is instrumental in the formation of SAKURA-GSR. Worked in Senior Management Role for 12 years and recently as CEO of PASCO Corporation based in Tokyo, Japan for its Indian office from 2002 to 2010. Has vast experience (25 years) in remote sensing and GIS. Published more than 90 research papers and remain in touch with research academia by chairing and attending conferences.
Own several significant Japanese patents and software trademarks. Holds a Masters Degree in Remote Sensing (1990) and a doctorate degree (1995) in Remote Sensing from Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay. Later, completed a 3-year post-doctoral research program at Keio University, Japan under Monbusho and JSPS fellowships.