Mr. Lord Drayson
Lord Drayson graduated as an engineer and finished his PhD in 1985 at Aston University. In 1987 he became Managing Director of The Lambourn Food Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Trebor Group and, after a management buy-out of the Company in 1989, completed its sale to a third party in 1991. The same year, he founded Genisys Development Limited, a consultancy company for new products development and management. In 1993, he co-founded PowderJect Pharmaceuticals Plc and led its business as Chairman and CEO until it was sold to Chiron Corporation, a US company, in 2003. He co-founded Drayson Racing Technologies LLP in 2007. In 2014 he set up Drayson Technologies Ltd (currently named Freevolt Technologies Ltd), a biometric smart-card company of which he currently is the Chairman and which subsequently led to the spin-out of Sensyne Health plc, a clinical AI company of which he is the CEO. Lord Drayson was also elected chairman of the U.K. BioIndustry Association in 2001 and was appointed to the House of Lords and a Member of the Science and Technology Committee of the House of Lords in 2004. He was then appointed Parliamentary under Secretary of State for Defence Procurement in 2005 and became Minister of State for Defence Equipment & Support in 2006 and Minister of State for Science & Innovation in 2008.
Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala
An MBA from Yale University, USA, Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala is the Executive Director of Wockhardt Limited and is part of the promoter family of the Wockhardt Group – a leading pharmaceutical and healthcare group.Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala is the CEO of Wockhardt Foundation, a not-for-profit organization which runs several programmes in health, education, water and sanitation across the country, benefitting & touching millions of lives every year.
He is the Founder of “The World Peacekeepers Movement”, an online movement comprising of more than 2 million peacekeepers, forming the world’s 2nd largest army. It is based on the 7 Peace Values of gratitude, forgiveness, love, humility, giving, patience, and truth. For his contribution to society, he has received many prestigious awards (72 so far) & titles, one of the recent ones being – Knighthood – which was bestowed on him by the Ecumenical Medical-Humanitarian Order Knights of St. John of Jerusalem (Knights of Charity). He has also been bestowed with the Princehood Royal Title- ‘His Highness’ for preserving the wisdom and spirit of the kingdom of Panembahan Mempawah, Indonesia. He is the recipient of 13 Honorary Doctorates and two D.Litts.
Dr. Rajaram Samant
Dr. Rajaram Samant is the Founder & CEO of the US based Celagenex. CELAGENEX has developed cutting edge technology platform that combines clinically proven unique biological metabolites (compounds) & bioavailability enhancers to regulate cellular metabolism. The company has protected the discovery and application of its portfolio through extensive IP that includes thirteen issued and or filed and allowed to date with corresponding patents pending globally. The company is conducting multiple studies that is validating its discovery and demonstrating value of its intellectual property. We feel our sincere efforts in making this world live a ‘youthful, energetic & healthy life’ will substantially contribute in easing global healthcare burden. Dr. Samant attended Indian Institute of anagement, Calcutta. A Top management CEO with expertise in handling any business situation. Very high energy & passion- with ability to energize teams to realize their true potential. Expertise in Facilitating Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Coaching and mentoring to redefine goals & change lives (DNA) of top professionals has been yielding results consistently. Ability to Build Brands & Businesses to create value for shareholders. Dr. Samant did Mastewr’s in Business Administration from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.