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INDIA’S HEALTHCARE MARKET: A NEW WAVE OF GROWING DEMAND

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NEW ENGLAND HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVE NETWORK MEETING

MARCH 5, 2018, 7:30AM TO 10:00AM

INDIA’S HEALTHCARE MARKET: A NEW WAVE OF GROWING DEMAND

Opportunities and Challenges for Collaborative Partnerships


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FOLEY HOAG LLP
Seaport West
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston

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India’s $2 trillion economy is now the third largest in purchasing power and its GDP just crossed France and the U.K. Today India is transforming under a government focused on innovation and creating an ecosystem that supports healthcare startups. The needs of the country require innovation that can reach the masses. Efforts are afoot creating incubators, providing funding, reducing bureaucracy and increasing training.

As hubs for innovation in healthcare technology there is significant potential for synergy between India and New England. Two India biotech CEOs with Boston roots share their experience with the India startup and VC market.

Come join this timely, lively, keynote presentation and blue-ribbon panel discussion. Ask questions and contribute your insights during the audience interactive segment. Identify potential new cross border businesses opportunities.

Keynote Speaker:

Vishwaprasad Alva, Founder and Managing Director for Skanray Technologies

Mr. Alva founded Skanray in 2007 as a med tech company in Mysore, India. Since its inception Skanray has acquired companies in India and Italy and is rapidly growing organically and inorganically.

Special Introduction by

Shalabh Chandra, CEO and Founder, Gyan Business Advisors

Mr. Chandra is former SVP and GM for Analogic’s Global Ultrasound Business. And, before that he was CEO and President of Analogic Asia and lived in Shanghai for 6 years

Moderators:

Gunjan Bagla, Managing Director, Amritt Inc.

Amritt advises med tech companies on their India engagement strategy. Gunjan has co-authored several articles about India for the Harvard Business Review.

Ameeta Soni, Digital Health Expert and Consultant

Ameeta drives revenues and profits for digital health and technology companies by developing and executing business strategies, launching new products, generating demand, and forming strategic partnerships.

Panelists:

Mallik Sundaram, Ph.D, MBA, President and CEO, MitraBiotech

Mallik is the founder of MitraBiotech that was started in his apartment in Chennai India and is currently located in Woburn, MA. He is also the scientific co-founder of Momenta and adjunct faculty at MIT.

Cliff Emmons, Founder, Founder, Accelerated Healthcare Innovations, LLC

Cliff currently focuses on fostering healthcare innovation in the Boston-Cambridge ecosystems. Cliff has created, built and transformed R&D organizations in US, China and India for Covidien and Medtronic.

Jay Krishnan, CEO, T-Hub Hyderabad, India

Jay Krishnan is the Chief Executive Officer of T- Hub, India’s largest startup Incubator & Corporate innovation Program. Jay is also the Managing partner of T- Fund, T-Hub’s accelerator VC fund.

Who should attend:

CEOs, CMO, CTO, CFO, clinicians, technologists, investors and business experts seeking a better understanding of Indian healthcare and med tech market, and synergies with businesses and technologies in New England area.



Speaker Bios:

Gunjan Bagla, Managing Director, Amritt Inc.
Amritt advises med tech companies on their India engagement strategy and their cliens include Roche Diagnostics, Becton Dickinson, Clorox Healthcare and Covidien (now Medtronic). Gunjan has co-authored several articles about India for the Harvard Business Review. In a prior life, he was on the executive team of several venture-funded startups. He has a bachelor's in engineering from IIT Kanpur, India and an MBA with honors from Southern Illinois University.

Shalabh Chandra, CEO and Founder of Gyan Business Advisor
Mr. Shalabh Chandra is a healthcare executive with experience in Medical Devices. Currently, he is the CEO of Gyan Business Advisors, a company that provides consulting services on all strategic and operational issues. In his previous role, Mr. Chandra was the SVP at Analogic and ran their Global Ultrasound Business in Peabody, Massachusetts. Prior to that, as a CEO and President of Analogic Asia, he established Analogic’s Asia Operation out of Shanghai, China. Before coming to Analogic, he worked for Philips where he started as a Clinical Scientist. His last role with Philips was GM of the Global MRI Patient Monitoring business in Orlando, Florida. He has run businesses at all stages (startups, mature and turnarounds), he has run business units and regions, and has run businesses in the US and Internationally. He was one of the inventors of Cardiac CT at Philips. Mr. Chandra received his BS in electrical engineering from IIT Kanpur, India, his MS in Biomedical Engineering from Ohio State, and an MBA from Wharton, UPenn. He has multiple patents and publications.

Cliff Emmons, Founder, Founder, Accelerated Healthcare Innovations, LLC
Cliff is a passionate visionary medical device senior leader with over twenty years of experience in creating, building, and transforming research & development organizations in the USA, China, and India while at Covidien and Medtronic. His most recent position at Medtronic was Vice President of India R&D, where he led over 200 engineers based in Hyderabad, India. Cliff is currently the founder of Accelerated Healthcare Innovations, LLC, whose mission is to foster innovation in the Boston-Cambridge area, and innovation ecosystems worldwide. He holds bachelor degrees in both electrical and mechanical engineering, and an "MBA for geeks" (a Masters of Management Engineering).

Jay Krishnan, CEO, T-Hub Hyderabad, India.
Jay Krishnan is the Chief Executive Officer of T- Hub, India’s largest startup Incubator & Corporate innovation Program. Jay is also the Managing partner of T- Fund, T-Hub’s accelerator VC fund. Jay has over 20 years of entrepreneurial and corporate work experience spanning India and the US. In his entrepreneurial innings, Jay has had the fortune of being part of a founding member of a failed technology startup, joining a growing deep tech. startup in college and founding and successfully exiting an industrial IoT startup.

Jay founded and ran Radifinity, an Industrial IoT startup from his alma mater incubation centre- the NSRCEL in Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. Radifinity was later acquired through a sale of assets by the Aditya Birla group in 2010 and integrated into the Aditya Birla Minacs fold. Jay ran the P&L reporting to the CEO for a year. Sandwiched between Radinifity, Jay’s entrepreneurial DNA inspired him to work on an Industrial IoT startup for Electrical Power Transformers in graduate school in the 90s in the US and another Industrial IoT startup in the 2010 timeframe that used Edge intelligence based sensing & control for smart cities in India.
Jay started his professional career as a platform R&D engineer in Brooktrout technology in the Telecom space, prior to its merger with Snowshore & Intel- Dialogic. He worked in various capacities managing Programs, New product introduction, Product management and global partnerships at Juniper Networks & Cisco systems spanning Boston, San Jose and Bangalore.

He is the recipient of numerous international awards and publications that include CleanTech Open, ICSPAT, TechConnect, Make a Difference and StartMeUp and Red Herring. Jay received his BE in Electrical Engineering from RV college, India, an MS in Electrical engineering from the University of Hartford- Connecticut and his Executive General management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore India.

Mallik Sundaram, Ph.D, MBA, President and CEO, MitraBiotech, Woburn, MA
Passionate about improving cancer treatment, Mitra originally came to life in Mallik’s 800-square foot apartment in Chennai India. The kitchen was the histopathology lab, one bedroom became the cancer biology lab, and the other bedroom became the boardroom. As the company grew, Mitra eventually moved its headquarters to Bengaluru, India, and then to Woburn, MA, while maintaining its research and clinical operations in India.

Prior to Mitra, Mallik was a scientific co-founder of Momenta Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: MNTA), founded on the sequencing technology for complex polysaccharides and glycoproteins, and co-developed by Mallik at Dr. Sasisekharan laboratory at MIT. Mallik was instrumental in developing M-Enoxaparin, Momenta’s first Billion-dollar drug, and three other lead drug candidates through various stages of regulatory approval in the U.S. He has been an adjunct faculty in the Department of Bioengineering from 2000 to 2007 and the Department of Chemical Engineering (2007-present) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.




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