Indian scientist and entrepreneur, founder, chairman and managing director of Thyrocare
Dr. Arokiaswamy Velumani, is the founder of Thyrocare, one of India’s leading diagnostic laboratory companies. Born into a family of farmers in Tamil Nadu, Dr. Velumani had to overcome numerous challenges to achieve success. After completing his education, he worked as a lab technician in BARC, Mumbai before deciding to start his own diagnostic laboratory.
Under Dr. Velumani’s leadership, Thyrocare became a unicorn in 2021 with a presence in over 700 cities in India and several international markets.
Dr. Velumani is known for his unconventional approach to business and his emphasis on frugality and efficiency.
Dr. Velumani is also the founder and managing director of Nueclear Healthcare Ltd. (NHL) a radiology diagnostics company with its main branch at Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. This project offers cancer-related imaging services at half the cost of other providers.