Ph.D (Organic Chemistry), DBM (XLRI), DHE (IGNOU)
Immediate Past: Director (Innovation) at Sericare, Healthline Private Limited, Bangalore
Previously Director –Technical at Provimi Animal Nutrition India Private limited
Prior to that faculty in Chemistry at Regional College of Education, Mysore
- Training on strategic decision making process by INSEAD, Switzerland
- Leadership development program by Krauthammer, Japan
Research & Membership:
- CSIR Research Fellowships
- Visiting faculty and member of Board of Studies in Industrial/Organic Chemistry of various universities
- Member of American Chemical Society
- Member of Indian Peptide Society
- Member- Manthan (Student entrepreneur promotion committee of FKCCI Bangalore)
- 26 Papers published in various trade and scientific Journals of Repute
- Inventor role in 6 Patent applications.
- Member-Rotary International
Key result areas:
- Innovative Product concepts – From Development to brand leadership
- Innovative concepts for Provimi Global Feed Solutions for global launch
- Chelate Technology for making bio-trace minerals as value added food and feed ingredients
- Alternate synthetic route for cost reduction and value enhancement of a major brand
- Organic concept: Natural and nature identical based immune modulators and growth promoters
- Methane mitigation concepts; Prototype development.
- Use of silk protein as biomaterial for faster wound healing; rejuvenation of skin cells.
- Use of hydrolyzed silk protein for improving liver detoxification efficiency
- Product function based specifications and shelf-life study
- Implementation of Quality Management Systems
- Building the team and developing human resources
Skill sets and strengths:
- Natural and Nature identical molecule based new product development.
- Manpower resource development and team creations for maximum output.
- Community entrepreneurship projects.
Represented Asia Cluster as Additive Business Developer in high profile Provimi Global Feed Solutions group for five years and contributed to several ideation processes in the area of feed additive