Kiran is trained as a research microbiologist, he left academic research to help bridge the translational gap between research and commercial innovation. He has held leadership roles in international health and wellness companies. Kiran has also founded and scaled research and technology development companies including, most recently, Microbiome Labs, the preeminent microbiome therapeutics company in the US integrative medicine market. Kiran has published numerous studies in peer-reviewed, scientific journals and holds international patents in his name. Kiran is a frequent lecturer at nutritional and medical conferences, and he is a sought-after expert on the human microbiome for health programs. Kiran is currently the General Manager of Novozymes OneHealth North America and is a science advisor to 5 other companies in this market.