Shrikumar Suryanarayan

Managing Director, Sea6 Energy PVT LTD

Shrikumar  Suryanarayan is theChairman 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  Madrasand 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 Biospectrummagazine in 2012.Shrikumar has been elected to become the President of the Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises of India ( ABLE ) starting April 2018.