C Balagopal

Regarded as one of the country’s leading experts on healthcare systems and delivery, C Balagopal is the founder of Terumo Penpol Limited(TPL), which operates the largest blood bag manufacturing facility in the world. Now retired from TPL, he divides his time between mentoring and investing in startup ventures, especially those engaged in healthcare, community development activities, and writing.

A graduate of Loyola College, Madras University, Balagopal is also a published author, penning the book ‘On A Clear Day You Can See India’ which chronicles his past experiences working as an IAS officer in Manipur.