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GSK Velu

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Dr. GSK Velu is an Indian businessman, entrepreneur, and the founder of Trivtron Healthcare, the largest Indian medical technology company in the world. Prior to founding Trivtron, Dr. Velu received a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, an MBA from Loyola Institute of Business Administration, and a doctorate from IBAM, Kolkata. He then worked for numerous global enterprises, gaining experience and building his medical technology portfolio.

In 1997, Dr. Velu founded Trivitron and soon thereafter connected with several world leaders in medical technology, allowing him to cater to more than 20 medical specialties across India. Dr. Velu is committed to making healthcare affordable and accessible not only to the Indian population, but to those who are underprivileged throughout the world. In addition to his work with Trivitron, he is the co-founder of Metropolis Healthcare, the second largest chain of medical laboratories in India; the founder of Maxivision Eye Care Hospitals; and the founder of Alliance Medicorp and Alliance Dental, the largest chain of dental hospitals and dialysis clinics in India.

Dr. Velu is oftentimes referred to as a “first generation serial entrepreneur” and is praised for his innovative approach to healthcare and his commitment to make India one of the most respected and forward-thinking nations in terms of healthcare.

Companies and Investments

Trivitron Group of Companies (Founder), Metropolis Healthcare (Co-Founder & Vice Chairman), Medfort Hospitals (Founder & Chairman), Alliance Medicorp (Founder & Director)

Lessons Learned

I believe India can be a self-sufficient nation in terms of healthcare, medical technology, and expertise.

It is important to focus on the aspects of a business that will actually help make you profitable and do your best not to get caught up with all the little things.

As competition continues to grow, we are seeing more of a need for change in business strategy.

Know your audience and customize your product to fit their needs.

In the medical industry specifically, success will depend on establishing local and regional capabilities and delivering new innovations.

Potential is always there, you just have to look for it.

With a little determination and a futuristic approach to each and every one of your business ventures, you will find success.

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Trivitron wants to be the torchbearer of the indigenization and local innovation/ manufacturing initiatives in the medical technology space

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Brand is of the utmost importance

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With rapid growth of the middle class, healthcare infrastructure improvement, regulatory reform, and greater awareness and access across a broader set of customers

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