Speakers' Profile
Day 1 - Wednesday, 8th December 2010
Opening Plenary on 'Nanotechnology: A key tool in attaining developmental goals'
Dr. Hiran Vedam
Founder & CEO, NanoConsulting Pte. Ltd.
MD, Nanoholdings Asia Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Profile: Hiran Vedam is a commercialization expert specializing in technology based companies in materials, energy and water. She has more than 10 years experience transitioning technologies from research to market in the context of large multi-national corporations, SMEs and in academic settings. She is the founder and CEO of NanoConsulting Pte. Ltd. and the Managing Director of Nanoholdings Asia Pte. Ltd. - an early stage nanoenergy investor. Prior to her current roles, Hiran was a Senior Manager, Industry Liaison at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Hiran has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, MBA from INSEAD and a B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.