Anand has more than 22 years of experience in agri-product development, information technology, market assessment, product development, and project management. He serves as associate vice president for life science advisory at Sathguru Management Consultants. He has worked on ABSPII projects and led a team of field personnel to ensure the timely delivery of seedlings to beneficiary farmers and regular monitoring of Bt eggplant in farmers’ fields. Anand has worked previously in the product development division at Monsanto. He was also part of a team to develop and commercialize solid substrate fermentation technology for Trichoderma harzianum, a biopesticide.