Our Team
Triphase is people centric company. The team comprises of Board of Directors, Advisory team and management team.

Board of Directors : At Triphase take strategic decision to achieve both short and long term goals.

Dr. Rajgopal Rao : Honorary Board of Director.
  • Former Director, Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) and Chairman, Food Sciences Division.
  • Renowned Biochemist with more than 40 years of experience.
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Germany.
  • Visiting Fellow at various international institutes and universities.
    1. John Curtin School of Medical Research, Canberra, Australia.
    2. Institute for Biochemistry, University of Cologne, Germany.
    3. University of Edinburgh, UK.
    4. Food Research Institute, Bulgaria.
  • Has several publications and patents to his credit.
  • Ex Editor –Journal of Food Science and Technology.

Dr. Vijaya Rao : Honorary Board of Director.
  • Former Deputy Director, Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), Mysore.
  • Visiting Professor, Sir M.Visveswaraya Chair, Department of Studies in Applied Botany, & Biotechnology, University of Mysore, Mysore.
  • Fellow of the Association of Food Scientists &Technologists, India.
  • Expertise: Microbiology, Food Science &Technology.
  • Has several publications and patents to her credit.

Aditya Desiraju : Chairman and MD.
  • Engineering Lead-I/C: AMEC Americas-Oil Sands Division- Canada.
  • Engineering Area Sub Lead-Froth Treatment (I/C), Project Engineer Worley Parsons, Canada, Colt Engineering, Canada, UMA-AECOM, Canada.
  • Instrumentation Engineer UAE, Rastanura, KSA, UTS Kent Ltd. Kuwait.
  • Expertise: Brings on board engineering and project management experience of 26 + years.

Dr. Shrilakshmi Desiraju: Director - Business Development.
  • Director Business Development with experience in North American Pharmaceutical industry & academia, having an experience of 26+ years.
  • First generation Entrepreneur, with Technology Commercialization expertise.
  • Expertise -Business development, technology assessment, Technology Licensing.
  • Research Scientist experienced in medicinal and synthetic organic chemistry.
  • Scientific publications and business publications to credit.

Advisory Team: Helps in aligning the different business opportunities to the vision of the organization.The advisory team mentors the management team to achieve successful collaborations.

R. Rao Koganty
  • Consultant, Indus Life Sciences Consultancy, Canada.
  • Former Vice President and General Manager, Synthetic Biologics Oncothyreon, Canada.
  • Member, Technology Review Committee, Ministry of Science and Technology, Alberta, Canada.
  • Member, BioAlberta (Biotech Industry Organization, Alberta).
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Panel, Expert Review of Vaccines.
  • Expertise and Interest :
    1. Development of synthetic vaccines.
    2. Intellectual property, Patent reviews and strategy.
    3. Business development advisor including collaborative ventures and licensing opportunities.
  • During his 25 years of industrial research and management experience, Rao authored or co-authored numerous patents and over 60 research publications in peer reviewed journals.


Management Team: Is responsible for the operations of the company . The Elite members are :

Dr Hema Nair Ganguly : Manager-International Marketing ,Triphase Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd.
  • A Biotechnologist with 11 year experience in study of plant cell wall.
  • Managed technical interdisciplinary projects successfully for both government and private sector.
  • Worked in scientific institutions in India, New Zealand and USA.
  • Expertise- plant cell wall, tissue culture and various type of electron microscopy.
  • Scientific publications, reports and book to credit.

Mr. Irfan Sharieff : Manager-Nutraceutical Division at Triphase Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd.
  • A biotechnologist with 14+ years of experience in microbiological techniques, Biochemical/Enzyme technology.
  • Experience in QA/ QC and production management of Probiotics and Enzymes.
  • Exemplary management skills displayed.
  • Research Scientist key strengths are in the area of :
    1. Biotransformation.
    2. Development of bacterial and yeast probiotics for Nutraceutical value.
    3. Development of Synbiotic products.
    4. Development of new process for isolation of soluble fiber from different plants source.
Technical Team:

Abhilash Prakash: QA/QC lead
  • A biotechnologist having 7 years of experience in Quality control, Quality assurance and microbiology
  • His strengths are QA/QC, development of value added strains, validation of testing procedures and analytical tools, maintenance and development of protocols for microbiological techniques.