Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Biotech entrepreneur
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is a biotech entrepreneur, health care visionary, global influencer and passionate philanthropist.

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Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is a biotech industry pioneer and founder of Biocon, an innovation-led global biopharmaceutical company. She is the proud recipient of two of India's highest civilian honors: the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan. She has been conferred with the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 Award. She has also been appointed the vice chair of the US-India Business Council in 2021. Mazumdar-Shaw has many other international accolades to her credit, including Australia's highest civilian honor, the Order of Australia, awarded in 2020, as well as the Knight of the Legion of Honour in 2016 and Othmer Gold Award 2014. She serves on the boards of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), PureTech Health, Infosys and Narayana Health.

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Evolutions: The talks of TED@BCG 2021

April 9, 2021

Evolutions don’t happen overnight. After a year of slowing down and shifting priorities due to the pandemic, we can use this moment to find a better way forward. In a day of talks, interviews and performances, nine speakers and performers explored a range of innovative solutions aimed at addressing the climate crisis, cybersecurity, inequality, trust […]

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