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Sam Santosh


Sam Santhosh, CEO, SciGenom Labs Pvt. Ltd.

Sam Santhosh is the Founder & CEO of SciGenom Inc. -a genomics R & D organization that conducts research work aimed at understanding the role of DNA sequence variation in human health and disease. Sam Santhosh was the CEO and Managing Director of California Software Limited (Calsoft) from 1992–Feb 2012. He founded Calsoft in 1992 and under Sam’s vision Calsoft rapidly grew from a niche player in the Silicon Valley to a global player with over 1200 employees and presence in 8 countries. Sam is passionate about science and technology and believes that harnessing the power of science is critical to innovation and wealth creation. Just as technology was the key driver of business in the 20th century, he believes that science will directly drive economic development as well as social and environmental well-being in the 21st century. It is this strong belief that has led him to make the move from Software Services where he spent above 20 years of his career to a future that blends Science and Technology with Business.