As Equalize Health’s India Managing Director, Krishnakumar drives strategy in India including sourcing new technologies and opportunities, implementing new programs, and positioning Equalize Health as a leader in health technologies for low-resource settings. Krishnakumar holds a B.E. from College of Engineering Guindy Chennai as well as a Masters in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. Krishnakumar has over 30 years of experience in Indian Healthcare across medical device products, sales, and marketing for medical technology and healthcare consulting. Before joining Equalize Health, Krishnakumar was Executive Director in the Health Industries team of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) India, Marketing Manager in Hospimedica International New Delhi and Senior Scientific Officer at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He has also been an Intern at One Medicare UK.
Krishnakumar is originally from Madras (now called Chennai) in India. He joined Equalize Health since it allows him to combine his passion for improving health outcomes with his experience in medical technology product development, sales and marketing, and health system design. His favorite aspect of his job is meeting, interacting, and learning from front line health workers. Krishnakumar loves to travel in India and can be found listening to Indian Classical Music and following Cricket and Global Politics on television.