Ajikumar (Aji) is an entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in technological innovation and commercialization. He invented Manus Bio’s core technology platform at MIT and co-founded Manus Bio in 2011.
Aji has more than 60 U.S. & international patents issued and/or filed and have co-authored more than 50 publications in the area of biotechnology and chemical biology. He currently serves as the founder & CEO at Manus Bio Inc. and co-founder of Mirakel Technologies Inc. Aji obtained his PhD from Mahatma Gandhi University, India and carried out his post-doctoral research at Singapore-MIT Alliance, Singapore and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests lie in engineering chemistry using biology for biomanufacturing of natural products.