B.Sc. in Zoology from Bangalore University.
Qualified as a master brewer from Ballarat University Australia.
CMD,Biocon Ltd, India's biggest biotechnology company.
In 2004, she became India's richest woman
Feathers in the Cap
Termed India's Biotech Queen by The Economist and Fortune India's mother of invention by New York Times
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Healthcare & Life Sciences Category (2002)
The Economic Times Business Woman of the Year Award (2004)
Leadership: The KMS way
The Success MANTRA Listen to the little drummer in you who keeps saying break free, become large, build something memorable.
Leadership is about approaching opportunity through strategy.
– Motivating Oneself – Motivating others
Mission or Vision??
All leaders need not be visionaries and all visionaries need not be leaders. There can be a leader without vision but there can’t be a leader without mission. A Leader’s Mission : • • To inspire people To help them share aspirations and ideas
A Devastating situation – Personal Vs Professional Life • Biocon was busy negotiating with Danish firm Novozymes for the sale of its enzymes business. • Her husband John Shaw was diagnosed with a cancerous lump in his kidney. • Kiran not just tended to her husband in hospital, but also made all the strategic decisions needed for the deal.
Ultimately, the deal was a great SUCCESS for BIOCON
– Openness to experience – Extraversion – Agreeableness – Emotional Intelligence – Conscientiousness Very High High High High Very High
The Most Influential in Bio-business person outside Europe and USA – Nature •Articulates the vision •Sets the high performance expectations •Conveys a new set of values
• A great...