Managing Director, Sea6 Energy PVT LTD
Shrikumar Suryanarayan is the Chairman and co-founder of Sea6 Energy Pvt. Ltd. (www.sea6energy.com). The company was founded in 2010 and is focused on the development of technology for offshore biomass production and conversion to a variety of bioproducts, including agricultural biostimulants renewable fuels and chemicals. Shrikumar was formerly the President of Research and Development and Chief Scientific Advisor at Biocon Limited, the largest life-science company in India (www.biocon.com) for over 25 years. He also served as the Chief Executive officer for the Translational Health Sciences Institute (www.thsti.res.in) at the National Capital Region Biosciences Cluster, Government of India from 2009-2010. Shrikumar has B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and a Masters in Biotechnology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, He was conferred the “Distinguished Alumnus Award ” of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in 2009 and was chosen as “Entrepreneur of the year” by Biospectrum magazine in 2012. Shrikumar has been elected to become the President of the Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises of India ( ABLE ) starting April 2018.