Dr. Krishna Ella is an Indian scientist and entrepreneur from Thiruthani, Tamil Nadu. He is the founder and chairman of Bharat Biotech International Limited. In addition, he is also a Managing Director of Bharat Biotech.
The company has grown as a global leader in vaccine development under the leadership of Dr. Krishna Ella. He believes that innovative technology in vaccine development is very important to solve health problems caused by infectious diseases.
Dr. Krishna Ella Wiki/Biography
Born on 11 March 1969, Dr. Krishna Ella’s age is 51 Years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in an agriculture-based Hindu family from Thiruthani, Tamil Nadu, India. He follows the Hindu religion and holds an Indian nationality.
He completed his early schooling at Yuvabharathi Public School, Tamil Nadu. After that, he enrolled himself at the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore to complete his graduation in Agricultural Sciences. Later he moved to the US and completed MS in medical science from the University of Hawaii, Honolulu. He also completed his Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Since childhood, he was a meritorious student and always wanted to do social works for society. He always wanted to be a successful doctor and do something for the welfare of society.
Dr. Krishna Murthy Ella
Date of Birth
11 March 1969
Thiruthani, Tamil Nadu, India
Scientist and Entrepreneur
Founder & Chairman of Bharat Biotech International Limited
Yuvabharathi Public School, Tamil Nadu, India
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, IndiaUniversity of Hawaii, Honolulu, USUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Graduate in Agricultural SciencesM.S & Pd.D Graduate
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Dr. Krishna belongs to a middle-class Hindu family from Tamil Nadu, India. His father is a farmer who cultivated-crops on their ancestral land property in Thiruthani. His mother is a homemaker. There is no other information available about his parents.
Dr. Krishna Murthy Ella’s marital status is married. His wife’s name is Suchitra Ella who is co-founder and joint Managing Director of Bharat Biotech.
Dr Krishna Ella Wife
The couple got blessed with a boy. His son’s name is Rechas Veerendra Dev who is married to Sahari and participated in many social causes for the welfare of society.
Dr Krishna Ella Son
He is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and his body weight is nearly 70 Kg. He has black color hair and also has blistering black color eyes. He follows strict diet schedules to keep himself fit and healthy. He didn’t have any tattoo pained on his body.
The doctor started his career as an assistant professor at the Medical University of South California, Charleston, where he expertise himself in yeast molecular genetics.
After that, he returned back to India and founded his pharmacy company the Bharat Biotech in 1996 in Hyderabad India. His company developed vaccines for many deadly diseases such as Rotavirus, Typhoid Conjugate, Chikungunya and Zika at an affordable rate.
Currently, he is working on the new vaccine for the coronavirus for which they have started the human trial and claimed that the vaccine will be launched soon within two-three months.
The researcher bagged many prestigious awards for his contribution to the medical field. He received the awards like “Biospectrum Award”, “National Research Service Award”, “Rotary International Prize”, and “Dr. K.C. Chatterjee Memorial Award” for his various contributions to the welfare of society.
He was also awarded the gold medal for achieving the highest CGPA in the University of American Spring.
He was also been awarded for the “Best R&D efforts” in the industry by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research. He was also honored by the Indian government by the Best Technology and Innovation Award.
Facts and Information
In many interviews, the doctor revealed that he always wanted to work in the direction of public welfare and wanted to develop affordable medicines for the treatment of deadly diseases.
His organization has developed so many successful vaccines at affordable prices and also aimed for many more developments soon.
He also stated that at the initial level it was not easy for him to start his own company due to some financial problems.
Later on, he took a loan of 2 crore rupees from IDBI and then started his pharmacy company Bharat Biotech in 1996.
He started the Bharat Biotech’s Hepatitis vaccine plant followed by the ICCI knowledge park. He also made people realize the importance of Biotechnology parks in India and also sent a proposal to the government regarding this innovation.
Before starting his own company he also worked as a fellow at the Indian Council Agricultural Research. He also worked as a Bayer in a pharmacy company. He was also involved in the shaping of India’s science education with the collaboration with many Research institutes like “Research Council of CSIR National Laboratories”, “Union Cabinet Scientific Advisory Committee”, “CCMB Governing Council”, and “Global Health Institute” in the University of Wisconsin-Madison.