Dr. Pramod Kumar , Director of Research, QuantLase Imaging Laboratory
Phenomena such as the creation, detection, and manipulation of light waves fall under the umbrella of photonics. Public health has benefited greatly from the development of quick, cost-effective, and tailored therapies using photonics-based approaches. Optical photons travel quickly, and light waves may cross a variety of biological barriers without interfering with the intended results of these approaches. With over 20 years of research experience, Dr. Pramod Kumar is the Scientific Director of the Quant Lase Imaging Laboratory, equipped with expertise in Laser Technology and Quantum photonics to examine the benefits and difficulties of bringing new Photonics technology to the public realm. Dr. Pramod is the Principal Scientist of the Laser technology & Quantum Photonics division and the Director of Research at the QuantLase Imaging Laboratory in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Currently, he also serves as an ambassador for ideaXme in London, UK. Below is an excerpt of Dr. Pramod’s interaction with CEO Insights.
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Top 10 Indian Leaders in Abu Dhabi – 2022
The city of Abu Dhabi, which means the ‘land of the gazelle’, is the largest city in the UAE after Dubai. With a land area of 67,340 square kilometres, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi is the largest emirate in the UAE, making up 87 percent of the total area of the UAE. The country’s economy is largely supported by natural resources. The Emirate is also making efforts to diversify its economy by growing its non-oil and knowledge-based sectors. Country is widely promoting investments in business, trade and SMEs. The business friendly atmosphere in the emirates is attracting people from different parts of the world to start business here. Especially we could see a flow of Indians to emirates to start business.
Indian Expatriate community is the largest ethnic group in the UAE constituting roughly 30 percent of the country’s population. According to the report of International Migrant Stock 2020 released by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), there are approx. 3.5 million Indians in the UAE. Amongst Indian states, Kerala is most represented followed by Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.
In olden days, i.e, in 1970s and 1980s, the principal requirement of the country was blue collar jobs and Indian community in the UAE constituted 80-90 percent of blue collar workers. With increasing demand for professionals due to expanding service sectors. Today, about 35 percent of Indian expats in the UAE region is made up of professionally qualified personnel, businessmen & other white collar non-professionals and their families. There are many Indians working in government sectors. Some of the well known complexes and other business organisations in the Emirates belong to Indians.
This issue of the CEO Insights magazine introduces you to a list of ‘Top 10 Indian Leaders in Abu Dhabi – 2022’ who have contributed to the economic growth of the economy. The list has been crafted by a team of Industry veterans, CEOs, VCs and the CEO Insight editorial team thus delivering inspiring stories of their journey and the contributions & roles played by them in the creation and empowerment of powerful business and nation.
|Animesh Saxena, Chief Investment Officer
|A seasoned investment professional with 13 years of investment experience across asset classes (quoted/private equity, real estate, fixed income, structured products and fund investments across GCC, the US, Europe and Asia
|Dr. B. R. Shetty, Founder & Chairman
|A Business Leader and a Philanthropist, he is the proud Founder of 4 companies - NMC Healthcare, Finablr, Neopharma and BRS Ventures
|Mohammed Korath, Chairman & MD
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|Dr. Pramod Kumar , Director of Research
|QuantLase Imaging Laboratory
|With over two decades of research experience, he is well-qualified to assess the benefits and drawbacks of applying cutting-edge Quantum-photonics technology to healthcare and the life sciences for the general public
|Priya Jaganathan, Managing Director & Co-founder
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|She started her carrier in Hospitality industry the age of 17 with The Residency, Chennai. For 20 years, she continued her serivice at multiple properties in Chennai, Hyderabad, Maldives, Thailand and Abu Dhabi
|Pushpendra Singh, Vice President - Procurement & Pricing
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|A great leader capable of inspiring others with positive attitude and actions, he is leading procurement and pricing functions and key strategic initiatives envisioned by the leadership of the organization
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|He graduated from the University of Wales (UK) in 2011 and pursued MBA in Finance. He also holds a MBA in Hospitality Management and Bachelor’s Degree in Economics
|Sunil Pandita, Production Director
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|A change bringer with a unique vision of running the business who was academically brilliant and has a Bachlor's degree from state engineering college with Printing and Graphics communication as elective, followed by the executive MBA from IIM – Ahmedabad
|Tony Jashanmal, Group President
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|Yusuf Poonawala, Managing Director, Woodpecker Packaging LLC
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