We believe that a healthy population lays the foundations for happy, productive and connected societies. To reach this goal, we harness science to empower the population to live long and healthy lives and thereby reduce the growing burden of non-communicable chronic disease.
Anything is possible when highly motivated people who share similar beliefs apply themselves to solve serious global problems. We turned this belief into action when we created Aktivolabs to take on the challenge of improving population health.
At Aktivolabs, we are building digital behavioural modification tools using best practices and scientific methods to improve the health of people across cultures and countries.
Our flagship health app, Aktivo, is powered by a proprietary algorithm generating the Aktivo Score®, which is a digital biomarker for health and longevity.
We are focused on reaching corporations, insurers and individuals across cultures, languages and countries to empower all to live long healthy lives.
Join us in building fitter, healthier and happier societies.
Professor David Lai
David graduated from the University of Sydney as a medical doctor with First Class Honours and the University Medal.
He qualified as a cardio-thoracic surgeon in Australia and was awarded the Gordon Gordon-Taylor Medal by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
He underwent postgraduate training in cardiac surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Toronto General Hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital affiliated with the Harvard Medical School.
As a clinician with research credentials in both basic and clinical sciences, David has a keen interest in medical devices and biotechnologies.
Dr Meng-Han Kuok
CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR
Meng-Han is the founder and co-managing partner of Camtech Ventures, a technology innovation, incubation and investment company that has brought to market several healthcare and biotechnology innovations.
He holds a PhD, Masters and BA in Engineering from Cambridge University, where he worked on biosensors for rapid anthrax detection for his PhD. This was subsequently developed and commercialised in Singapore after winning Singapore Government Innovation grants.
He is a director of JN Medsys, Redbite Solutions and Bandlab Technologies, and is an advisor to Wilmar Ventures, a leading foodtech and biotech fund.
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Gourab brings with him a proven track record of building business lines globally in digital health and commercialising data-science innovations.
He holds a double degree in Information Technology from ECU, Australia. At Aktivolabs, Gourab is dedicated to improving population health and longevity. Gourab strives to solve real-world problems by connecting people, ideas and networks.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Hemant comes from a background in technology consultancy.
After attaining double Bachelor’s in Engineering and Computer Science from The University of Newcastle, Australia, he worked for Deloitte as a consultant.
He was responsible for designing high-frequency and high-volume data transfer frameworks for various clients including large banks, the Singapore Stock Exchange and publicly listed entities.
At Aktivolabs, Hemant leads the Product Development Team to build the AI-capable Aktivo platform, manages business operations and ensures process adherence.
CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER
Prior to joining Aktivolabs, Vinod held multiple sales and leadership roles in major MNCs like the Aditya Birla Group and Reliance Industries. He also co-founded and successfully ran one of the first integrated sports-travel and lifestyle companies in India.
Having a postgraduate diploma in management from the National Institute of Sales and Marketing , Vinod brings to Aktivolabs his passion for providing outstanding customer service to clients both in the enterprise and consumer segments.
VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING
Nirman graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Communications and Information Technology.
He was awarded a Scholarship and a Certificate of Merit and completed his thesis on Computer Vision in Classifying Videos.
He was an integral part of the IT team at Bloomberg London where he developed various tech-enabled tools that optimised Buy-side Asset and Investment Management. Prior to Bloomberg, he headed the development of a front-to-back treasury solution for FinMechanics, which was deployed at large-scale banks including ANZ, IDFC and Kotak Mahindra Bank.
At Aktivolabs, Nirman drives systems design and distributed architectures while keeping the balance amongst technology, people and fitness.
Janicia brings to Aktivolabs 8 years of experience in developing and commercialising innovations in medical devices and technologies. She previously spearheaded research and development and product development in a medical device start-up and specialises in taking ideas from the concept stage to product globally. She has also been an integral part of innovative projects in the InfoTech and Tech Transfer industries.
Janicia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Technopreneurship from the National University of Singapore.
Matthew graduated from the University of Oxford with a first class honours in medical sciences.
During his time at the University of Oxford, he was awarded a Wellcome Trust scholarship for research investigating the role of novel growth factors in cartilage physiology.
At Aktivolabs, Matthew uses his medical sciences domain knowledge and penchant for critical thinking to conceptualise new products.
LEAD DATA SCIENTIST
As an honours graduate from the Computational Biology program at the National University of Singapore, Kenneth brings with him software engineering expertise, data science know-how and biological domain knowledge.
Working as a data scientist at the National University of Singapore, he engineered automated pipelines for the processing and analysis of high-throughput transcriptomic sequencing to identify aetological factors in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Alzheimer’s Disease.
At Aktivolabs, Kenneth leverages data-driven analytical techniques to decode the links between human health and various bio-markers that enable a better understanding of the human body.
SENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER
Siddharth brings with him a wide range of product management experience across B2B, B2C and internal product verticals.
As a senior product manager at Oracle, he conceptualised and directed the product development of mobile applications for large enterprises in the construction and engineering space. Prior to Oracle, he managed the mobile application platform for Yatra.com, one of India’s leading travel companies with over 11 million end-users.
Siddharth holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics from BMS Institute of Information Technology and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad specialising in Solutions and Consulting.
Nitin Kumar Raghuwanshi
Nitin brings over 7 years of expertise in iOS application development. After successful stints with IBM and Hughes Systique, he was instrumental in driving growth for a diverse range of start-ups which spanned from mobile gaming to crypto-assets trading.
Nitin holds a Master’s degree in Computer Application from Rajeev Gandhi Technical University and brings to Aktivolabs his deep knowledge on the Apple philosophy and technical project management skills.
Nithin brings with him to Aktivolabs ten years of experience in core Android design and development. Having worked in multiple domains and utilising a wide range of technologies, he is well versed in building high-performance Android apps.
Nithin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Government Engineering College, Trivandrum and a Master’s degree in Marketing from ITM Business School.
Saurabh attained his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunications degree from Savitribai Phule Pune University.
Saurabh has been part of core teams at multiple successful start-ups, developing apps which were acquired by investment firms focused on the healthcare industry.
At Aktivolabs, he is engaged in developing and building high performance and user-friendly applications that will be used by millions of users.
With core expertise in building scalable systems using cross-platform programs and non-relational databases, Siddharth comes from a background in back-end development.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and has contributed to research and development efforts for leading SaaS platforms in the enterprise solutions space.
Siddharth brings to Aktivolabs his problem-solving and critical thinking skills along with proficient knowledge of back-end programming.
Sauvik brings 6 years of diverse experience in developing iOS applications and software architecture in health and fitness, gaming, e-commerce, and insurance. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, India.
Hilarudeen brings over 9 years of experience in full stack development for creating performant and scalable applications. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in computer science from Anna University, Chennai, India.
SENIOR QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER
Bimal comes from a background in software testing. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Technology from Biju Patnaik University of Technology, India. As a senior software engineer at multinational institutions, he implemented quality assurance in the B2B e-commerce vertical using automation frameworks and oversaw Mainframe and Database testing for clients in banking, manufacturing and retail.
Faiza holds a Bachelor’s degree in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from Mumbai University and graduated from Nirmala Niketan College as a qualified nutritionist.
She is a life member of the Indian Dietetic Association and a certified diabetes educator. Her diverse background spans 8 years working with leading hospitals and clinics in India.
At Aktivolabs, Faiza is devoted to spreading awareness on the importance of diet and nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle.
Pradip brings with him to Aktivolabs more than a decade of experience in UI, graphic design and HTML coding.
He had led diverse teams in the UI-UX and Website design space and helped clients from all around the world to create stunning and seamless mobile apps as well as website designs.
Pradip is a graduate from Calcutta University. He loves to travel and is a budding photographer.
Having spent most of his life in the field of journalism, Sajal brings all his writing and content management expertise into play at Aktivolabs.
Sajal has had a decade of experience as a journalist in digital, print and broadcast media with stints in ESPN, CNN IBN and NDTV. He wrote sports editorials that were distributed through digital media channels and managed shared digital programming content for major global events.
Neha graduated from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management with an interest in consumer studies and market research techniques.
At Markeltyics, Neha was engaged in qualitative and quantitative studies covering diverse markets including the consumer segment in the
e-commerce, real estate and telecommunication sectors. She had also delved into business development, digital marketing and content creation.
Neha brings to Aktivolabs her passion for analysing market trends and consumer behaviour.
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