Accomplished and experienced in Technology evaluation, Incubation, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Trained biotechnology researcher, knowledgeable and experienced in product development and commercialization through own start-up biotech venture. Heading pioneering Life Science Innovation Centre of India and mentored several Biotech Start-ups to make them venture ready. Optimist, hardworking and dedicated. Vision to identify unmet market needs through innovative products/technology. Helped several companies raise funds through seed funding and Government grants and is involved in due diligence process for venture funding. Involved in setting up world class centre for translational research and technology entrepreneurship. Experienced in multiple project management. Scientific mentor on many Biotechnology Ignition Grants (BIG), a programme especially designed by Government of India for commercializing technologies. Currently leading a reputed Bioinnovation Centre in Bangalore.