Roopa is the President and CEO of Kyrros Inc., a global investment and advisory firm focusing on biotechnology, healthcare & life sciences and wellness & sustainability. Roopa has been active in the Early stage investment arena in the US and India for 15 years.
She is passionate about NGOs seeking to transform children’s education, climate change and healthcare. She has been active in fundraising initiatives for organizations such as Room to Read amongst others.
She holds a Ph.D in Genomics and Molecular Biology from the University of Tennessee, Health Science Center, Memphis. She was recognized for outstanding political and student leadership (State gov’t liaison) as the President of the Student Government Executive Council (1995-2001)
Roopa was an investment advisor to Mumbai Angels on healthcare & wellness investments from 2010 to 2015, and is on the healthcare advisory council at Astia Angels. She has been active in the Indo-US healthcare & pharmaceutical business corridor for two decades.She is passionate about political recognition of minorities in the USA as well as the Indo-US philanthropic corridor.