Director and Chief Executive Officer
VCR Park Pvt. Ltd.
After earning his doctorate in molecular carcinogenesis from Purdue University, Dr. Kulkarni was selected to become a T32 fellow at the Yale School of Medicine and was awarded a young scientist award for his work in the structural biology and signal transduction. As a senior scientist at M/Z Diagnostics, he managed business, obtained an NIH-SBIR grant as a PI, and was awarded a Young scientist award by the FSG. At Sandor Lifesciences, as the Head of Molecular Biology and Genomics, he designed and executed numerous NGS, microarray and bioinformatics projects. Then, as the Chief Technology Officer at CGIndia, he managed all operations and led the development of research services, diagnostics, biopharma services, R&D, and genomics-based clinical assays in the area of precision oncology. He was also responsible for ensuring the financial success of the Indian business unit and established several high value collaborations in the Indian personalized oncology space. Currently, he is the CEO at VCR Park, which is creating a first-of-its-kind collaborative translational oncology ecosystem in India and he is also a key member of the senior executive team at Lumiseek, which is an online platform designed to manage complex projects in the cancer domain.