V. Sashi Kumar
V. Sashi Kumar is an innovator, with an M.S. in Entrepreneurship from IIT Madras. Sashi Kumar has also attended the Business Leadership Programme at IIM Calcutta. He founded Phoenix Medical Systems in 1989. Under his stewardship, the company, started with minimal investment, became the leading biomedical manufacturer in India.
Sashi Kumar is the innovator par excellence. Sashi insists that Phoenix products should meet international standards and be affordable at the same time. Sashi Kumar’s enterprise, innovation and social contributions have gained wide recognition. To give just one example, he was invited to contribute as an author to the State of India’s Newborns 2014 report, published by the Public Health Foundation of India.