Dr. Viswaprasad Alva


Mr Alva has an M Tech degree from NIT- K in Industrial Electronics, worked for 10 years in GE healthcare in Bangalore and Milwaukee, USA before starting Skanray in 2007 along with 5 of his colleagues. Skanray today has 2 FDA approved plants and is considered as the fastest growing Med Tech Company with 500+ Medical technology professionals across 3 manufacturing plants across the Globe.


Skanray was founded in 2007 Feb with a team of 5 engineers and started in an incubation center in STEP commercial facility. With more than 400 Medical technology Professionals. Skanray is today one of the few companies globally with UL, FDA, CE certifications and exporting to developed countries like the US and Europe. Skanray has won the Best Industry award from Rotary Mid west, Mysore in 2011, awarded by the Dept of Petrochemicals, Govt of India for Innovation in Engineering plastics for Medical applications and the TiE Lumis National Entrepreneurship excellence award in 2012. Skanray is also the recipient of the Prestigious Red Herring Asia award for technology and innovation and listed in the Forbes India top 5 start up company and Frost & Sullivan's Healthcare Entrepreneural excellence Award in 2014. Skanray has spread its wings to Europe and Latin America in a short span and positioned to be the leader in Mass Wellness Devices and solutions and in Critical Care. Skanray Acquired L & T s medical business in 2012 and Pricol Medical Systems in 2013 to enter into Critical care, ICU and respiratory care Business. In 2014, Skanray recently acquired CEI Italy to enter into the high tech X Ray tubes manufacturing space.

Mr. Alva did his schooling in St Aloysius in Mangalore and his engineering from AC Tech, Madurai Kamaraj University and then Masters in Industrial Electronics from NIT-K. His is specialized in power electronics for industrial and Medical Applications. He has over 20 years of experience in Product design, R and D and Business management. He is trained in business management at KIAMS.

Mr. Alva has wide global exposure to the industry having associated with businesses in more than 14 countries around the world including the USA, Germany, Japan, Canada, France, Brazil, Russia, China, Italy, Sweden and Israel.