Dr. Shyam Vasudevarao

President and CTO
Forus Health Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. Shyam holds a doctorate in Real Time Embedded Systems, specialising in Parallel Computer Architecture from Indian Institute of Science (gold Medal) & has been with CG Smith, Ericsson, Tata Consultancy Services and Philips. He was instrumental in devising one of the first hardware based antivirus solution in 90s.

At Tata Consulting Services as Product Manager, Dr. Shyam spearheaded their new product development initiatives, including the product development programs on Wireless Communications and Medical Electronics. He was involved in university relationships for joint research programs with IISc Bangalore & IIT Mumbai and Alborg University in Denmark to work on wireless technology and medical electronics.

During his stint at Ericsson, Dr. Shyam was responsible for building a technical team of 100+ engineers, involved in the execution of their product development activities at Bangalore. While at Ericsson, he was on a special assignment at their head office in Stockholm, as a Strategic Product Manager for over 2 years. This involved building revenues and profits, through innovative and creative business strategies and extensive customer-centric business analysis.


  • PhD – Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore 2005-06
  • M.Tech – SJCE Mysore University  1986-87
  • B.E. (E&C) – SJCE Mysore University  1983-84
  • Gold medallist from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Gold medal from Dept of Science & Technology- Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth program 2011 for Innovation a Eye Screening Device
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award from SJCE alumni association.
Philips Innovation Center, Bangalore
Innovation Manager Health Care Sector (consultant) - April 2010 tilldate
Forus Health, Pvt., Ltd., President & CTO - April 2010 tilldate

Maastricht University, Faculty of Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Technical Director - April 2010 tilldate
MYMO Wireless, IISc, Incubation Center, CEO - Nov 2010 tilldate

Membership IEEE and IETE.

Member of academic council of PESIT Bangalore, Adarsha Institute of technology, ATMA College of Engineering and SJCE Mysore, East point college of engineering, T John Institute of Technology, Member Board of Studies of VTU Belgaum, BMS CE and MSRIT Bangalore. Adjunct Faculty at Manipal Institute of Technology.

Advisor eHealth TBI, PES School of Engineering, Bangalore,

Anchor Guide for more than 25 PhD programs at Aravind Eye Care, Madurai, Narayana Hrudalaya Bangalore, St Johnís Medical College & Research Center, Philips Innovation Campus, Manipal University and BMS Engineering College. All these research scholars have enrolled for PhD program at Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, Netherland.

Has filled 4 International and 4 Indian patents and published more than 20 papers in International journals and conferences.
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