Dr.Shailendra Shettennavar

(Specialization: Clinical Research)

Dr. ShailendraShettennavar is a graduate in medicine from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka and a postgraduate in Clinical Research. He has more than 19 years of clinical experience and more than 10 years in the global biopharmaceutical industry, participated in various global clinical trials in diverse capacities and trained in administration. He joined Kentron Biotechnology Private Limited India as Director & Chief Operating Officer and eventually promoted as Chief Executive Officer since Jan 2014. He is responsible for administration, finance and corporate governance of the research foundation. Before joining Kentron he was Chief Operating Officer for a multinational CRO based out of India, UK & China and was responsible for Global BD & Operations. He served as Chairperson of Vision India Trust (R) since 1999 and has conducted various public projects in health and education.With his extensive knowledge and interest in anthropology and Indian history he has completed projects on Indian tribes, namely, Toda & Khasi and emphasized on applied anthropology. He is one of the founder trustees of Dr V B Hosagoudar Bioresearch Foundation.

Dr. Shailendra is recognized for his administrative capabilities as he served in the prestigious Civil Services for the State of Karnataka. He did his Post Graduation in Business Management from the Regional Institute of Cooperative Management in Bangalore and Quality Assurance and Compliance from the Bioinformatics Institute of India.


He was honored with prestigious “Business Leadership Award for Industrial Development”-2014 by IEDR (Indian Economic Development & Research), an award which recognizes individuals nationally who inspire others through their vision and leadership and for the outstanding contributions to the industry and economy of India.