Dr. Shroff is a Urologist & Kidney Transplant Surgeon with the Madras Medical Mission, Chennai. He has an MBBS and MS from India, and a FRCS from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, UK and Urology specialization from University College London. He worked in various senior positions in UK from 1986 to 1995, including as a lecturer at the Institute of Urology and at the Royal London Hospital in London from 1991 to 1995. In 1995 he returned to India to head the Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation at the Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute in Chennai.
Dr. Shroff is a founding trustee of MOHAN Foundation, a national NGO, and has been instrumental in establishing the deceased donation and transplantation programme in India. He holds many positions including being the president elect of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation and President of Telemedicine Society of India - Tamil Nadu Chapter. He is the past president of Nephrology, Urology and Transplantation Society of the SAARC region - a post he held for 5 years from 2013 - 2018. He is the editor of Indian Transplant Newsletter, a quarterly publication that has been keeping track of deceased donation activities in India since 1998. He has over 70 publications in peer reviewed journals and has delivered over 700 keynote lectures and presentations at medical and other conferences. He has edited five books and has written ten chapters in medical books.
A detailed biographical sketch including references and publications are available on Wikipedia.
Arun is responsible for the overall strategy, technology and execution of Medindia's vision. Arun is a serial entrepreneur who has founded multiple technology companies in the USA and India. Arun's current focus is on using the latest advances in Artificial Intelligene (AI) at Medindia for personalizing health information and better health management. As part of this effort, Arun has founded Xtend.AI, a startup focused on using AI to solve global challenges in health and other domains.
Arun is also Director of Technology & Innovation at STAR Associates, USA, providing strategic and advisory services to early stage technology companies in Artificial Intelligence, Augmented / Virtual Reality, robotics, blockchain, health and telemedicine.
Arun is also a topic lead at the Focus Group on AI for Health – an ITU(UN)/ WHO initiative for evaluating AI and creating a global community on AI for health. Arun has been an invited speaker at the UN AI for Good Summit in Geneva, ITU/WHO, Apollo Hospitals, and IIT Madras, among others. Arun has as a B.Tech from IIT Madras, an MBA (PGDM) from IIM, Ahmedabad, a M.S. in Computer Science from Penn State University, and certifications in AI from Stanford.
Sanjay oversees the Marketing, Alliances & Partnership activities for Medindia. He has over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, advisor, mentor, in several industries including Software development, web services and managed hosting. He has a B.S. in Chemistry from Madras University, and is a Charter Member of TiE Chennai and has been in executive leadership positions in both national and regional chapters of IIF.