Dr. Abhinav Kumar
Associate Professor - IIT, Hyderabad
Indian Angel Network Consultant
Founder & CEO - Bioscan Research
Dr. Atul Sardana
Chairman, Alfa Corpuscles
CEO at Kegan Executive Search
Partner - Cognoscent Ventures
Dr. Kamlesh Patel
Founder Director - Synaegis HealthTech
Dr. Maunendra Sankar
Assistant Professor - IIT-Hyderabad
Founder and Chief Mentor - Hearty Mart
President - Capable Workforce
Co-founder, Eagle10 Ventures
Dr. Radha Rangarajan
Chief Scientific Officer, HealthCubed
Co-Founder - LegalWiz
Sales Leader - Vinculum Group
Co-founder, & Chief Innovation Officer (CIO), Innov4Sight Health and Biomedical Systems Private Limited
Have 7+ years of diversified experience in sales, marketing, business strategy making, social media marketing, lead management, and business operations. Developed and implemented the Marketing Strategy, Established and Managed all New Channel partners & Alliances. A Startup enthusiast and has a zeal to explore more which is why he has worked in various domains Like real estate, e-commerce, food tech.
MPharm MBA with 24 years of Global business experience in Pharmaceutical Industry. Key strengths : Sales , Business Development, Mergers and Aquisitions ,Talent Management, Global Strategy Evaluated more than 25 Pharmaceutical Companies for M&A and successfully completed one deal. Awarded as Most Promising Consulting Firm in Pharmaceutical Industry by Asia pharmaleaders USA
Inventor | Serial entrepreneur | expert in commercialization of technology based solutions. Free-style percussionist, endurance biker, unrestrained blogger. Professional Expertise: Technology Evaluation, Technology Commercialization
Rich experience in all aspects of medico marketing in Gastro, Cardio, Diabeto, Neuo Psy, Respiratoy, Super specialties- Oncology, Virology, Nephrology, Ortho and Derma portfolio. Substantial experience in various facets of Medical like regulatory affairs, clinical research and pharmacovigilance. Having good number of national and international publications. Specilities : Medico Marketing, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Research, Regulatory affairs, Digital Health Technology & Data Analytics, Mentoring healthcare start-ups , setting up blood and stemcell bank and incubation center.
Dr. Atul Sardana (MBBS, MS, FIAGES) is a minimal access surgeon with a knack for applying technology to conventional surgical princi- pals which benefits patients. Dr. Atul Sardana has been working in the health care sector since 1990 starting as a social worker in one of Delhi’s large government hospital. He graduated in medicine from the University of Rajasthan in 1998 and served in the rural sector in there. He then did his masters in surgery in 2002 and has since been working extensively in minimal access surgery as a consultant surgeon in vari- ous hospitals of repute including Sir Ganga Ram, Kolmet and Apollo Spectra Hospital. He has over 30 national and international clinical publication and presentations and is a honorary member of the World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, member of the Indian Associa- tion of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the BIS Techni- cal Committee on Surgical Instruments (MHD01). He is also member of the steering committee for Good Clinical Practices formed by the GOI. Dr. Atul Sardana has been invited at various forums and conferences as a key speaker on Medical Device Innovation and Medical Device Plastics and as a panelist on talk pertaining to the fund raising in the Healthcare sector with particular focus on Innovative Medical Device Companies in India. He has been on the committee for Medical Devices constituted by the Principal Scientific Advisor, GOI and also as panelist on innovation ecosystem in Gujarat organized by GSBTM. He has also been invited to deliver guest lec- tures at IIT-Delhi on medical applications of textiles and has conducted workshops at IIT-Delhi, IIT- Rourkee and IIT-Mumbai for FITT, TIDES and SINE incubates on Medical Device Regulations and serves as a mentor at FITT (IIT-Delhi) and AISEA (IIT-Hyderabad) and IKP. He serves as an expert in various panels for evaluation of novel and innovative technologies for grants and funding by BIRAC, FITT, IKP, BREC, C-CAMP, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Pfizer Trust. His work has been covered both press and media on several occasions. He was awarded the fellowship of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons in 2007. He was actively involved in training of surgeons in the field of Advanced Solid Organ Laparoscopic Surgery, Endo stapling Principles and Techniques, and Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery at Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education, New Delhi and is a faculty for the conduct of the fellowship of Indian Association of Gastroin- testinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. He is also an active member of AIMED (All India Medical Device Manu- factures Association). He is a certified internal auditor of quality management systems for medical device manufacturing (ISO 13485) from TUV-SUD. He is the Vice Chairman of the Indian Industries Association (IIA-Delhi), a chamber of commerce and advocates policy change to encourage the development MSME sector at the Government level. He served as the head of Technical operations at Biosurge Technologies, Mumbai and later was the foun- der chairman at Alfa Corpuscles Private Limited where he currently serves at the Head for Research and Product Development. He has five national patents and three PCT’s filed for his invention of the “Laparoscopic Trocar”, “Safety Syringe”, “Coated Hernia Mesh” and “Oral Vaccine Reconstitution & Delivery Device”. His efforts on the safety syringe have been acknowledged by the “Wellcome Trust, UK” and the invention has been awarded the Silver Prize at the Seoul International Invention Fair 2012. He also has the distinction of being honored twice by the President of India at the Rashtrarapati Bhawan, during the display of his innovative technologies at the exhibition on “Innovations in Medical Science and Biotechnology” in 2015 and 2017.
Kumar Manish is a communications & social media strategist and sustainable mobility advocate. He is a chief communicator at Communicate Karo, a social communications organization working for NGOs, startups, government & academic institutions. He independently advises to organization & institutes on strategic communications aspect and in past worked with international agencies as a communication officer. He writes for Sustainable Cities Collective & the City fix, two of the popular global blogging website on urban issues. Kumar Manish obtained his bachelor’s degree in English literature from Delhi University, New Delhi. Later, he did his post-graduate diploma in journalism from Times School of Media Studies, Delhi and joined Ahmedabad edition of TIMES OF INDIA, a leading daily English newspaper of India. For over four years, he worked as a senior correspondent covering urban issues, developmental projects, traffic & transportation issues, environment and Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS). Kumar was awarded Centre for Science & Environment Media Fellowship, 2010 and Unnati fellowship for Development Journalism 2009. He was selected among 25 youth from South Asia for attending the T4T workshop on climate change by 350 org and Bangladesh Youth Climate Movement with support from British Council, Dhaka. Kumar is also a Young Connectors of the Future from South Asia by the Swedish Institute, a public agency of the Swedish Government. He is also the recipient of Connect Karo Award by the World Resources Institute and Pedagogy Award by GTU, Gujarat.
Any Business in growth phase is subjected to variety of challenges – Challenges related to People, Product(s) and/or Services, Processes, Team building and Customer building & retention to name a few. Aligning their Vision to Business goals is where they need fullest hand holding. Management Consultancy to us not just includes result oriented solutions to these businesses challenges but also be a Partner of their Growth journey forward. We help identify needs of People’s growth in line with business needs and Founder’s vision and chart out a credible training path of each individual to deliver their best at all times. Our Management Consultancy bouquet comes with inbuilt accountability, confidentiality and efficient deliverable. During my stint at Prathama Blood Center as Core Team Member, I mastered the fine art of managing business with high social impact in a most cost effective manner. Touching few hundred thousands of individual’s lives humbled me to be sensitive to high deliverable of Business with a human touch. My stint at Cairn Energy exposed me to hard core corporate needs of delivering International Quality Business deliverable at Indian Cost. My Stint at a Social Venture funded Project as CEO of high end technology driven Plasma Fractionation Project with State Government MoH under PPP model trained me to sharpen my business management skills with a social angle yet delivering fine complex technology solution of high national requirement.
Prashant Pansare – is a serial entrepreneur, Angel Investor, currently Heading Business at Airmeet. Prashant brings deep expertise in Startup Ecosystem for building scalable businesses.
Radha is the Chief Scientific Officer at HealthCubed and is responsible for product development, clinical validation and regulatory affairs. Radha has almost two decades of R&D experience in industry and academia. She has served as Head, Innovation and Strategy, for the Medtech Incubator at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad. Prior to that she was Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Vitas Pharma, leading the work on novel drugs and diagnostics for multidrug resistant infections. She has also worked in the Drug Discovery division of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, managing research efforts in multiple therapeutic areas. Radha was awarded the FICCI Award of Excellence- Women in R&D in 2019. Radha was selected to be part of the “Champions of Change” initiative of Prime Minister Modi and the NITI Ayog, recognizing India’s emerging entrepreneurs in 2017. She led the Vitas team that received the Discovery Award of the Longitude Prize Committee, UK for the company’s pioneering work in diagnosing and detecting infections in 2016. She was a finalist in the ET Start up awards- Woman Ahead category in 2016. Radha received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Stanford University, Master of Science degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and her Ph.D. in Neurobiology/Genetics from Rockefeller University, New York. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Shrijay Sheth is an eCommerce and Digital Commerce veteran with over 12 years of experience. An MBA (Corporate Finance) from San Diego, US and with immersive C-Suite experience at leading companies, he currently focuses on eCommerce and Digital Commerce. His extensive experience includes working with hyper-growing tech companies in California – like Qualcomm, LegalZoom.com, Bouqs.com, and MeUndies.com. His expertise lies in building subscription based businesses. A people’s person, he firmly believes in “customer first” approach. A startup evangelist, he plays a formative role in Startup driven initiatives at various Startup events hosted by Headstart, PayU, eChai, CIIE at IIM-Ahmedabad, and has been a mentor at Google backed StartUp Weekend events. He currently runs LegalWiz.in – a leading LegalTech company that helps startups and SMEs with business professional services and legal compliances. As of today, Legalwiz.in supports 5000+ clients across India and has some of the most prominent startups as clients.
An entrepreneur having built a SaaS tech ecommerce startup that scaled to 1000+ B2B users in 18 months, which later got acquired, Sumit is now a global sales leader with Accel backed High growth startup Vinculum. Entrepreneur by DNA, Evangelist by profession Sumit helps early stage startups in their GTM, SalesStrategy and implementing the Jobs To Be Done way of business execution, which is a globally acclaimed management principle taught by Late Proff. Clayton, Harvard Business School.
A serial innovator & orthogonal thinker with 19-years of experience in the field of product ideation, conceptualization, research, design and development, product management, implementation, training and support, and business development as an entrepreneur; including 5 years of experience conceptualizing, designing and delivering technology & learning solution for the healthcare industry. He has co-lead a significant impact in the lives of 3,000 Couples through our disruptive biotherapeutic offering that augments IVF treatment for significantly improved pregnancy rate. A recipient of numerous State, National, International & Corporate awards for his full-stack reproductive health tech cum biotech Company.
Nikhil is Passionate Serial entrepreneur ( Last Start Up was Acqui-Hired by Yuvraj Singh backed Healthians.) He started his journey as engineer and became part of ITES services which included BPO’s, Mobile App development strategy. His strength always had been people, hence leadership roles have always been exciting for him. Nikhil’s Career Snap Shot: •Worked for various organisations like Godrej, Spanco GKS Qatar and serviced clients like ICICI Prudential,Tata AIG,Pizza Hut, Rediff.com E Commerce, Qatar Foundation, Asian Games etc. •Proven abilities in team handling & customer relationship management. •Operations: Operations included Inbound (Customer Service) as well as outbound process (Lead Generation and Sales). Worked on ecommerce platform for rediff.com, to include after sales service. Developed a system for monitoring third party voice call Quality. •Business Development: Business Development was natural transition with hands on experience in operations. Was successful in acquiring new businesses in diverse industries, developing long term partnership for sustainable growth. Was able to generate organic growth with existing clients by providing value additions. •Entrepreneurship: Last Health Care start up Healthy Labs founded by Nikhil was acqui -hired by Yuvraj Sing backed Healthians. He also Co Founded an Auto Aggregation Start Up Apni Sawary in Mumbai and the proved that aggregation model in Auto Rickshaw can be successful. This involved dimensions like on field coordination, technology set up, alliances, partnerships and liasoning with government agencies. •Alliances & Partnership: In Entrepreneurial venture Made alliances with Auto Unions in Mumbai to ensure smooth functioning. Made an alliance with Mumbai Metro Railway for customer acquisition. Initiated partnership with a payment wallet.
Dr. Maunendra Sankar Desarkar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of CSE, IIT Hyderabad. He received his M.Tech. degree from IIT Kanpur and Ph.D. degree from IIT Kharagpur. His current research interests include application of AI and Machine Learning for specific domains and application areas such as Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Healthcare etc. Prior to Joining IIT Hyderabad, he has worked for Samsung Research India Bangalore and Sybase Inc. (a SAP Company) in the past. Dr. Desarkar was a recipient of the Microsoft India Ph.D. Fellowship Award in 2009, and the Honorable Mention Award in Yahoo Key Scientific Challenges Program in 2012, Samsung Research Best Paper award in 2013.
Graduated with BSc in physics from St. Xaviers College, Ahmedabad. I started my sales career with Dalmia Resorts International, a tough time-sharing job and first brush with direct sales. This exposure gave me a tremendous insight in the travel and tourism market and I landed up with a job in Orbit travels in early 1995. I eventually realized the importance of a professional degree and went on to pursue MBA in the year 1996. Qualification: MBA (Marketing) with distinctions from IMS, DAVV, Indore Career Graph: Prior to MBA I had worked with Dalmia Resorts and Orbit Travels as Regional Sales Executive for couple of years. Post MBA I have more than 8 years experience in Media Marketing and Advertising. I have worked with respected media houses like Dainik Bhaskar, Indian Express and The Times of India. In advertising I worked with Grey Worldwide (which is 100% subsidiary of Grey Global group with Head office of Indian operations in Mumbai) in Ahmedabad for almost 5 years. I joined Grey in the year 2000 as Account Executive and left Grey in the year 2006 as Account Group Head. During my tenure in Grey I handled brands like Cera Sanitaryware, Digjam Suiting, Bell Ceramics and also handled government events and exhibitions.