Board of Advisory

Aaroogya / Board of Advisory

Mr. Ronald Van Het Hof

Chief Executive Officer of Netherlands Operations at Allianz SE
Chairman of the Management Board and Head of Germany, Austria and Switzerland at Euler Hermes Group SA; Chief Executive Officer of DACH Region since May 2015.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board at several Allianz insurance entities, Netherlands
Chairman of Management Board at Allianz Netherlands Group
Member of the Management Board at Gothaer Versicherungsbank
Member of Supervisory Board at Acredia Versicherung AG
Member of the Supervisory Board at Mondial Assistance Europe from 2008- 10
Joint Managing Director Women on Wings in India since April 2013. Expert in: retail, marketing, and management

Dr. Promod Kumar Julka

Dr. Pramod Kumar Julka, is an Indian cancer specialist (oncologist), medical educationist and writer, known for performing the first peripheral blood stem cell transplant following high dose chemotherapy in Metastatic Breast Cancer in India. He was honored by the Government of India, in 2013, by bestowing on him the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, for his contributions to the fields of medicine and medical education. The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has awarded him by bestowing on him the honorary membership.

Ms. Mary Reisel

Ms. Mary is a practicing anthropologist, working and teaching in Japan since 2000.
Lecturer at Rikkyo University in Tokyo and her fields of research include cultural studies, gender and diversity, popular culture and social anthropology. Mary is also teaching applied anthropology and research design in MBA programs in Japan. Her business career started in marketing and branding with design of ethnographic market research for foreign and Japanese clients and R&D for new products and services. She was one of the first foreign anthropologists working in Japan and she managed her own consulting agency that provided marketing design and ethnographic methodologies for research and brand management. Since 2012, Mary is working in high-tech and Internet companies providing research and analysis of online behavior and cyber-psychology for the purposes of designing new apps and advanced AI systems, improving user interface, and adding meaning to big data results and to quantitative researches. She is publishing in different articles and she is a member in several teams and groups dedicated to the promotion of anthropology and social sciences in the business world with the hope that deeper understand of human needs and emotions and more empathy will lead to a better world. Anthropology being a mélange of fields and specialties is by definition the key to mutual respect and understanding since it encompasses all life and values within its world.

Dr. Richard Dasher

Dr. Richard Dasher, Director of an externally funded research center at Stanford University that investigates open innovation management, the impact of new technologies on value chains, and university-industry-government interactions as innovation systems. Active (1) as a member of institutional advisory boards and committees in Canada, Japan, Thailand, and U.S., (2) as a mentor and advisor to start-up companies, incubators, and VC firms, and (3) as a management consultant for U.S. and Asian/Japanese companies at executive levels. Seeking opportunities to have a positive impact on the growth of Pacific Rim business relationships.

Dr. Sahir Shaikh

Dr. Sahir Shaikh is an Orthopedic Surgeon & Medical expert, UK, London. He also has an Executive MBA from International Healthcare at Frankfurt Business School.

Mr. Atul Kumar

A Healthcare Management Consultant
Vice President, Akos MD
Senior Director, Virtusa
Director, Accretive Health
IIM Ahmedabad Alumni

Mr. Dhruv Bhushan

Founder of Supplecent, premium natural nutrition products for sports, fitness and wellness. Using advanced science and technology to re-imagine, simplify and make proteins more accessible for everyone. Building the nutrition brand of the future. Tackling the biggest cause of modern lifestyle diseases.

IIM Indore Alumni in Law, Economics & MBA

Co-Founder of Singulariti, which helped businesses achieve a significant competitive edge using Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Automation.

Achievements: Limca Book of Records, India Book of Records, TechCrunch top startups in India, Inc Magazine fast growing startups, Bloomberg TV top young entrepreneurs in India, World Merit/Your Big Year top youth leaders in the world, India Today top startups to watch out for, JP Morgan Investment Banking Champion

Mr. Abhinav Ujjainia

An MBBS, Mr. Abhinav Ujjainia is presently working as the Assistant Commissioner in Indian Revenue Services.
He has done relief work in Uttarakhand flood relief initiatives, attended health camps in slums of Delhi-NCR, and worked for the rejuvenation of Yamuna. He has been a part of the Art of Living Organization for the past 8 years now.

Dr. Kamala K Maddalishe

Global Precision Medicine Executive
Board Member for patient advocacy organizations like, Love Heals Cancer & GRYT Health

Dr. Ruchi Dana

Experienced Board Member with a demonstrated history of working in the mechanical or industrial engineering/healthcare industry.
Skilled in Investor Relations, Business Planning, Operations Management, Medical Devices, and International Business
MBA and PMP (Certificate in Public Management and Social Innovation) from Stanford University Graduate School of Business
A doctor (MBBS) from JNMCH, AMU

Mr. Tejaswi Shrivastava

Mr. Tejaswi Shrivastava holds an executive MBA degree from IIM Bangalore with specialization in Healthcare & Life Sciences domains.
He is an avid writer on start-ups, sports, politics etc. He has been keenly involved with social causes such as Twitter India’s ‘Blood Matters’ campaign (as a Volunteer), e-Shishya (as a Mentor) and Aaroogya (as an Advisor). He has previously worked as an Activist for Greenpeace India.
Tejaswi is actively involved with the Alumni network at IIMB (GMHE) in helping organize its annual flagship healthcare summit, ‘Ayusmat’, as well.

Mr. David Imada

INDUSTRIES – Avionics, Defense, Bio-Tech, Bio-Pharmacy, Medical Devices, Health Care, Software Development, Hardware manufacturing, Cyber Security, Venture Capital, Telecommunications, and R & D.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT – Identify new business opportunities in the USA and Globally. Negotiate Master Distribution Agreements, SW Licenses, Professional Service, IP licenses, and perform due diligence for mergers and acquisitions,

CONTRACT EXPERIENCE – Drafting, editing, reviewing and negotiating inbound and outbound legal documents for Master Professional Services Agreements, Consulting Services, Material Transfer Agreements, Statements of Work, Software Licenses, Intellectual Property, Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreements, Work Order, amendments, addendums, extensions, and other legal documents as needed.
Strategic Partnerships, Memorandum of Agreements, Collaboration Agreements, and Alliance Agreements.

ENTREPENUERSHIP – Business Development Director, Edgewood Ventures; President, Wowzilla, Inc., Eagle Suite, Aigeis, Edgewood Networks, Inc., Nivasoft, Inc., LLC.
App development, e-commerce, development and sales of ERP software systems, cyberseurity, and unified communications software.

Mr. Prashant Kumar

A very young and dynamic marketing and communications expert
A good orator, anchor and event manager, who has successfully managed and organized several first rank corporate face lifting exercises.
He has imbibed the qualities and potentials of a true management professional while his father, late Dr R P Yadav, who is an accomplished educationist and a professor in Magadh University has helped him to become a honest and gentleman with particular about time and deadlines.

Having graduated in science stream with Physics honours from Patna University he moved to Delhi for better accessibility of best quality education and did his MBA having specialization in Marketing.
Established his own corporate communication consultancy, News Communications in India, while it was becoming a strong economic power in the world with the entry of unlimited MNCs.

Mr. Prashant Kumar, Advertising Expert is also the director of Svkgreentech Pvt. Ltd and Indica Overseas Pvt Ltd where he provides strategic planning for the growth of these companies.

Mr Prashant Kumar, Marketing planner and Strategist is very keen on writing and is strong in writing skill so he is also the editor of some of the well-known news magazines like Ispat Sandesh, Plaza News, Dwarka News, Naturally Yours, Corporate Frontier and Bearing Mind.

Dr Sovan Sarkar

Dr Sovan Sarkar is a Birmingham Fellow at the University of Birmingham, and a Former Fellow at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge in the UK. He is also involved in setting up scientific collaborations with India. Previously, he graduated from the University of Cambridge followed by post-doctoral positions at the University of Cambridge and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His laboratory works on the regulation and therapeutic application of autophagy in human physiology and disease using human embryonic stem cells and disease-specific induced pluripotent stem cells. One of his major research contributions is the identification of mTOR-independent signalling pathways and small molecules modulating autophagy that have tremendous biomedical relevance as therapeutic candidates for diverse diseases including neurodegenerative disorders. He aims to develop a pipeline originating from basic biology to drug discovery, and potentially translate the findings for biomedical applications. He has co-authored over 50 scientific publications that have collectively received over 12000 citations and 4 patents. His notable awards include the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, Hughes Hall Research Fellowship, Biochemical Society Early Career Research Award in Cell Biology and Birmingham Fellowship.

• PhD in Medical Genetics, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge, UK, 2007.
• MSc in Biotechnology, School of Biotechnology, Madurai Kamaraj University, India, 2002.
• BSc in Physiology (Hons), Presidency College, University of Calcutta, India, 2000.