Jitendra A. Kavathekar is Institutional Advancement Committee Chair of the IONS Board of Directors.
He holds a 20+ year career bringing innovative ideas into the "light of day." He is currently the head of R&D for a Global Fortune 100 company's healthcare practice. Jitendra's team focuses on technologies that enable patients to live healthy lives. With a prolific career in high-tech, Jitendra has been fortunate to lead teams that build award winning innovative products that touch people's lives. He holds a M.S. degree from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, as well as an honorary Doctorate degree from International Technological University in San Jose, CA.