2017 Invited Speakers

Anu​ ​Acharya

Anu​ ​Acharya​ ​is​ ​the​ ​CEO​ ​of​ ​Mapmygenome,​ ​which​ ​is​ ​India’s​ ​pioneering​ ​personal​ ​genomics​ ​company with​ ​a​ ​vision​ ​to​ ​touch​ ​100​ ​million​ ​lives.​ ​From​ ​2000​ ​until​ ​April​ ​2013,​ ​Ms.​ ​Anu​ ​Acharya​ ​was​ ​the​ ​CEO and​ ​Co-Founder​ ​of​ ​Ocimum​ ​Biosolutions. Awards and honours include the ​2017 IIT Kharagpur Distinguished Alumnus Award​; the ​2015 Jio Economic Times Startup Awards – Women Ahead; ​the Young Leaders Forum ​of ​British High Commission (2013); the Young Global Leader of ​World Economic Forum Class of 2011; the Biospectrum ​Entrepreneur of the Year and ​Astia Life Science Innovators Award ​for 2008; and the Red Herring ​25 Tech Titans under 35 ​in 2006. She serves on governing boards of NIBMG & IIIT Hyderabad, and on the advisory board at Flag A Spot​, Action for India​ ​&​ ​KIIT. She is also a​ ​member​ ​of​ ​CII​ ​National​ ​Committee​ ​on​ ​Biotechnology.