Dr. S. S. Pillai has Ph.D. in Biochemistry with over 30 years of experience across many industries. His last job was as the CEO of SCD Probiotics, U.S.A. Prior to that he was the Chief Executive of the Bio-products business of E.I.D.Parry (India) Ltd. He has managed businesses and turned around loss making businesses to profitability. His forte is in converting laboratory research in to commercial products and taking them to market successfully.
B. Chandrasekhar is an Engineer and MBA (IIM Ahmedabad) and has worked in companies like Chennai Petroleum Corporation and Hindustan Unilever, before becoming an entrepreneur. He has built businesses from scratch and groomed them into well managed operations. His forte is HR, systems and Operations Management.
Vishwadeep Kuila is an Engineer and MBA (IIM Ahmedabad – 1989) and has more than 21 years of experience primarily in the field of FMCG Marketing. He started his career in advertising and moved over to sales and marketing. He has worked with BBDO, Lintas and Mudra Communications, Reynolds (G M Pens) and Oriental Cuisines. Before turning to entrepreneurship, he was President of Reynolds and then CEO of Oriental Cuisines. He has recently established an outsourced CMO company called Brand Vectors and has clients across the country spanning various industries. His forte is Marketing, Advertising and Media and Market Research.
Proklean technologies has received investment from The Chennai Angels (TCA) in the month of March 2012. TCA is actively involved in guiding the promoter team in the business.
Set-up by IIMA’s Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship Infuse Ventures is a sustainability and energy focussed early-stage and incubation fund supporting entrepreneurs across renewables, resource efficiency and other sustainability domains. Infuse Ventures is backed by Government of India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Technology Development Board, IFC, BP, Godrej Industries, ICICI Bank, SIDBI, Bank of India and Union Bank. CIIE also operates India’s only cleantech focussed accelerator and has also recently grant-seeded several startups in the cleantech sector. For further information, visit: www.infuseventures.in.
Sustainable Community Development LLC (SCD Probiotics) is a strategic investor.