Vamsi Maddipatla

  • Over 15 years as an entrepreneur who founded and built successful companies in technology and bio-pharma industries. Provides vision, strategic direction, and execution for portfolio companies.
  • Founder Director of IDDCR providing practical training and workforce solutions in various areas of drug R&D life cycle for pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
  • Founder and President of LAXAI, based in New Jersey, USA providing clinical research services.
  • Co-founded LAXAI AVANTI Life Sciences in Hyderabad, India in 2007 that has over 120 employees providing drug discovery research services.

Krishnan Kasturirangan

  • Extensive experience in strategy and operations; in-depth knowledge in transportation and logistics.
  • Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company.
  • Ph.D (Transportation), Northwestern University; BTech (Civil), IIT Madras.

Rajesh Rai

  • Over 15 years of investing and operational experience including 10 years in global PE/VC. 
  • Co-founder, New Markets Venture Partners – $50M US-based fund.
  • CEO, India Innovation Fund.
  • MBA @ University of Maryland; BE (Mech) @ NIT Suratkal.

Prashant Koirala

  • Extensive experience in private equity and M&A both in the US and cross-border transactions.
  • Principal, Lexbridge International.
  • Business Development Associate, FOCUS Investment Bank, a US based bank.
  • Other experience includes American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS), and New Markets Venture Partners.