Shrikumar Suryanarayan is the Managing Director and co-founder of Sea6 Energy Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore. since 2010. Shrikumar also served as an Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Biotechnology, at the Indian Institute of technology (IIT) Madras. He was also the Chief Executive officer for the Translational Health Sciences Institute, at the National Capital Region Biosciences Cluster, Government of India from 2009-2010. Before that, Shrikumar was the President of Research and Development and Chief Scientific Advisor at Biocon Limited, Bangalore, India for 25 years until 2009. Shrikumar has degree in Chemical Engineering from the IIT Madras and a post-graduate degree in Biotechnology from the IIT, Delhi, He was conferred the “Distinguished Alumnus Award” of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 2009.