Chirinjeev Kathuria, M.D.,M.B.A. has measurable success
in building businesses that impact world economies
and shift business models. Dr. Kathuria has co-founded
and helped build many businesses which have generated
considerable shareholder wealth and jobs. Dr. Kathuria
and affiliated companies have been featured in many
TV shows and media publications such as The Wall Street
Journal, Financial Times, The Economist, New York
Times Magazine, Chicago Sun-Times, CNN, The Today
Show, BBC, etc.
Kathuria has been in Illinois since he was eight months
old. He graduated Valedictorian of Downers Grove North
School. Dr. Kathuria holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
degree and specialized in U.S. Health Care Policy
and Administration and a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
from Brown University. He also holds a Master's in
Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Stanford University.
Dr. Kathuria's mother is a physician and worked for
the Veterans Administration Hospital in Hines, Illinois
for over 30 years and his father worked for New York
Life Insurance for 25 years.
to co-founding the companies listed below Dr. Kathuria
helped setup Morgan Stanley's Investment Banking operations
Kathuria has extensive experience in the health care
industry and has consulted to a broad range of organizations
in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He was instrumental
developing Arthur D. Little biotechnology and health
care policy practice in Europe.
Kathuria's other consultant experiences includes serving
as a consultant to the Swedish Government (Swedish
Planning and Rationalization Institute of Health &
Social Service) and helped devise a plan to restructure
primary health care in Sweden based on the U.S. Health
Maintenance Organization (HMO) model. Dr. Kathuria
also served as an advisor to the Integrated Child
Development Service in New Delhi, India.
Kathuria's co-authored papers include "Selectivity
Heat Sensitivity of Cancer Cells" and "Avascular
Cartilage as an Inhibitor to Tumor Invasion."
He conducted a comparative analysis of the European
and U.S. biotechnology industries resulting in a paper
entitled "Biotechnology in the Uncommon Market"
which was published in Biotechnology magazine in December
1992 which helped change at that time the current
thinking of biotechnology development.
of the Companies Dr. Kathuria co-founded and built
The X-Stream Networks, Inc. was co-founded by Dr.
Kathuria and pioneered the free ISP concept. The X-Stream
Network, Inc. was one of the fastest growing Internet
service providers (ISP) in the world and became the
third largest ISP in the UK. The X-Stream networks,
Inc. merged with Liberty Surf and the combined company
went public on the Paris Stock Exchange for USD 2.9
Billion in March 2000.
· MirCorp Dr. Kathuria was instrumental in
helping build the company and is a former founding
director. MirCorp created world history on April 4th,
2000 when the company became the world's first company
to privately launch and fund manned space programs.
MirCorp helped send the first "citizen explorer"
to space, Dennis Tito. MirCorp is a joint venture
between Rocket & Science Corporation (RSC) Energia
and Gold & Appel.
· Medical Oasis, Inc. was co-founded by Dr.
Kathuria and is positioned to become the premier chain
of diagnostic imaging centers in the nation and was
formed to provide medical providers (physicians &
hospitals) with the opportunity to enhance their patients'
satisfaction, services and revenues by adding diagnostic
imaging as well as screening services to their existing
medical practices. The Company has negotiated favorable
equipment vendor financing agreement for $100 Million
that allows the Company to build / develop and manage
approximately 50 diagnostic imaging centers.
· Vimani Wireless, Inc., builds, operates and
owns broadband wireless local area networks using
802.11a and 802.11b technology in the healthcare and
residential and commercial high-density unit markets.
Vimani's strategic equity holders include Amgen, Inc
success that Dr. Kathuria achieved he owes to the
opportunities and freedoms that America has given
him. Now it's his turn to give back to this great