Shri Girish is an engineer, with a BE (Mech. Engg) and an M.Tech. He has been appointed MD-KBITS in March 2019. Before this he has served as Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Malleshwarm West and Managing Director and Executive Director at The Mysore Paper Mills Ltd. He has also served as Commissioner for Textile Development & Director of Handlooms & Textiles, Bengaluru, and as MD, Karnataka Handlooms Development Corporation.