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Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Executive chairperson of Biocon. Pioneer of biotechnology in India.

“Innovation and commerce are as powerful tools for creating social progress as they are for driving technological advancement.”

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is a first-generation entrepreneur and global business leader with over 4 decades of experience in biotechnology, and has served as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors since the inception of Biocon.

Fueled by her passion, she started her biotech journey in 1978 from her garage in India. Today, that journey is changing lives for the better across the globe. She is regarded as an unconventional thinker with many firsts to her credit. Under her aegis, Biocon delivers on the promise of making medicines accessible and affordable to millions of patients worldwide. Named among TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, Mazumdar-Shaw is recognized as a thought leader who has made her country proud by building a globally recognized biopharmaceutical enterprise that is committed to innovation and affordability in delivering best-in-class therapeutics to patients across the globe.

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