KIRAN MAZUMDAR SHAW
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, a pioneering biotech entrepreneur, is the Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon, Asia’s leading biopharmaceuticals enterprise. Named among TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, she is recognized as a global thought leader for Biotechnology. The Economic Times placed her at India Inc.’s top 10 most powerful women CEOs for the year 2012. She has received many honorary doctorates in recognition of her pre-eminent contributions to the field of biotechnology. Mazumdar-Shaw vanguarded Biocon’s evolution from an industrial enzymes manufacturing company to a wholesome integrated bio-pharmaceutical company with reverent yet stabilized business products and a research focus on diabetes, oncology and autoimmune diseases.