President, Innovations Society
Pratima Kirloskar is the President of Innovations Society, a platform helping entrepreneurs and start ups using any technology across verticals, to connect with Industry to fill specific gaps. She is one of the Founders of TiE Pune Chapter.
She belongs to the Kirloskar family and is part of the Promoter Group of Kirloskar Brothers Limited, the 130 year old company, celebrating its 100th year of being a publicly listed company this year.
She is a Trustee on Pune Police Public School, Pratham Pune and several NGOs working in the field of health and education for women and children. Other than running her own trust which is Vikas charitable trust, which has a school, a primary health care centre and works with 40 schools around their factory in Kirloskarwadi.
In the area of Healthcare, she has helped to foster collaboration across a range of entities - Biotech Research Institutes, Pharmaceutical companies, practicing doctors, Engineering Colleges, various Institutes in Pune, Government of India Ministries, and Embassies of foreign countries (including USA, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Austria). Currently she is a part of ASSOCHAM, on the national biotech group as a cochair.
Managing Director - SPP Pumps Limited, UK
Mr. Alok Kirloskar, is presently a Managing Director - SPP Pumps Limited, UK, a subsidiary of the Company and on the Boards of Kirloskar Brothers International B.V., Kirloskar Pompen B.V., Kirloskar Brothers (Thailand) Limited, Kirloskar Brothers International Pty. Limited, SPP Pumps Inc, Micawber 784 (Proprietary) Limited, Braybar Pumps (Proprietary) Limited, Syncroo Inc., SPP Pumps MENA LLC, SPP Pumps Real Estate LLC, Rodelta Pumps International B.V., Rotaserve B.V., SPP Pumps (South Africa Pty.) Limited, SPP Pumps (Asia) Company Limited. He is also a Chairman of Kirloskar Corrocoat Pvt. Ltd.
Alok Kirloskar is associated with the Company from September,2007. He was first entrusted with responsibilities of international marketing business and acquainted himself with the functioning of various departments / sectors. Later, he was head of the Industry sector of the Company, before he became a director.
Before joining the Company, Alok had worked with Sonasoft Corporation (Microsoft GPC) at San Jose, California, USA as Business Development Manager. He had also interned at Nasa Girvan Institute of Technology, Santa Clara, USA and Toyota Motor Corporation, Torrance, USA in the summers of 2003 and 2004.
Alok has done his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentration in Finance from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Managing Director, Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Limited (KEPL)
Rama Kirloskar serves as the Managing Director of Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Limited (KEPL), a joint venture between and Kirloskar Brothers Limited, parent company of the 130-year-old Kirloskar Group and Ebara Corporation, Japan. Previously, she was General Manager and Head of the Product Portfolio Management
She has worked at Polaris Partners, a multi-stage venture capital firm that principally invests in technology, healthcare and consumer products, headquartered at Boston, MA, USA. Subsequently, she worked at the Koch Institute at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. Her research led her and the team to begin working with Visterra Inc., an MIT biotechnology start-up company that currently uses its proprietary platform to design therapeutics for infectious diseases.
She holds a double major in Mathematics and Biology from Bryn Mawr College, USA.