Dr. Anandkumar, a MS and PhD in Electrical and Bio medical Engineering from George Washington University, is the co-founder and CEO- Bugworks Research Inc, co-founder and chairman- Escape Velocity Accelerator India Pvt Ltd, co-founder and Chairman – I-shield, co-founder and advisor – Biomoneta, co-founder and director – Cellworks Research India Pvt Ltd and a mentor to several startup companies in the healthcare arena. Anand also is the co-founder of India Semiconductor association, an executive committee member of Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) Bangalore, an active industry connector to the GOI department of Biotechnology and UKTI. Dr. Anand, holds patents in Satellite communication and Bio-pharma domains. He is also a musician with great passion for singing and performing arts. He is a patron of various social causes and gives expression to his humanitarian leanings through many social initiatives he is a part of.