Chirinjeev Kathuria, M.D., MBA
Dr. Chirinjeev Kathuria is an Indian-American investor, physician, politician, businessperson, and philanthropist. He is the Chairman and Co-founder of Ocean Biomedical – a NASDAQ-listed biopharmaceutical company that is pursuing programs in oncology, fibrosis, infectious disease, and inflammation.
Dr. Kathuria has founded and served as Chairman on several publicly listed companies, including the AIRO Group, which brings together technologies and services in urban air mobility, commercial and military aviation, and avionics. He also co-founded a leading global digital healthcare company – American Teleradiology NightHawks, Inc., which merged with NightHawk Radiology Holdings, Inc., and the combined company went public on NASDAQ. Dr. Kathuria also co-founded UpHealth a leading global digital healthcare company that went public on NYSE.
Dr. Kathuria has been involved in space exploration and was the Founding Director of MirCorp; the first commercial company to privately launch and fund manned space programs.
Dr. Kathuria ran for U.S. senate in Illinois becoming the first Indian-American to run for the US Senate in US history, in a race that included eventual winner, President Barack Obama.
Dr. Kathuria received a Bachelor of Science degree and Doctorate of Medicine from Brown University and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University.