Name & Degree : Dr. Amit Biswas, Executive Vice President .
Organization : Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.
Title of Talk : Integrated Product Development (IPDO)
Amit has 24 years of diverse and rich international experience, spanning academic and industrial research, product development, technical service and management of research & technology in the areas of pharmaceuticals, engineering polymers and plastics, high performance fibers and coatings, and alternate energy technologies. He worked earlier with companies like DuPont (USA), ICI India and GE Advanced Materials.
Prior to joining Dr. Reddy’s, he worked with Reliance Industries as Senior Vice President, Technology Services & Emerging Technologies - Reliance Technology Group, and was responsible for design and implementation of Research & Technology Management processes, Business Transformation & Change Management, including Safety, Health & Environment, and interfacing with private/public institutions on Alternate Energy Technologies.
Amit is a Master Black Belt in Six Sigma (GE Certification). He is also a member of various councils viz. National Chemical Laboratory (Pune) Research Council, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (Hyderabad) Research Council and IIT Bombay Advisory Council. Recently, he was made an Adjunct Professor at the IIT Bombay Centre for Research in Nano-technology & Science. Amit has 44 international publications, 3 book chapters and 4 patents.
Amit is a Ph.D and Masters in Polymer Science from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA; and a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.