Our Team

Richard Prins

Know Our Chairman Mr. Richard Prins has been our Chairman and Audit Committee Chairman since 2012, and has served as a Director since May 2007. Mr. Prins has more than 27 years of experience in private equity investing and investment banking and 14 years as a Director of a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company that…

Ram Mukunda

Know Our CEO Mr. Ram Mukunda, has served as our Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President since our inception on April 29, 2005. Ram Mukunda is responsible for the Company’s thrust into medical cannabis. He has spent the past four years studying the medical cannabis industry and has assembled an impressive team of advisors…

Sudhakar Shenoy

Know Our Director Mr. Shenoy has been our Compensation Committee Chairman since 2012, and has served as a Director since the inception of IGC in May 2005.  Mr. Shenoy is the Chairman and CEO of Reston, Virginia based Alyx Technologies, Inc., a business solutions and technology provider with operations in the United States and India.…

Dr. Jagadeesh Rao

Dr. Jagadeesh Rao has been our Scientist since October 2017. He leads our product development in the areas of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, neuroscience, and other neuropsychiatric disorders. He has extensive experience working at various Institutions of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from 2003 to 2017. Dr. Rao was Scientific Review Officer at the…

Claudia Grimaldi

Know Our Vice-President Ms. Grimaldi, Vice President and Principal Financial Officer, is responsible for coordinating the staff in various countries and ensuring timely and accurate statutory and regulatory compliance (SEC, FINRA, NYSE, IRS, XETRA 2, among others). Before assuming her current role,as General Manager in 2013, she spent three years managing the office of the…

Dr. Craig Cheifetz

Dr. Craig Cheifetz is an Advisor to the Company broadly in the areas of clinical trials, biotechnology, neuroscience, immunology, and microbiology, among other areas. Dr. Craig Cheifetz has extensive experience in life sciences.  He is the Regional Dean of Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center Inova Fairfax Campus and the Medical Director of Inova VIP 360.…

Dr. Carolina Gutierrez de Piñeres

Dr. Gutierrez de Piñeres is an advisor to the Company in the areas of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other dementia and neurocognitive disorders. She has over 12 years of experience in scientific research of psychological processes in normal and pathological conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other dementia and neurocognitive disorders. Since 2015,…

Jack Lynch

Mr. Jack Lynch is responsible for all patent filings and the overall intellectual property strategy for the Company. Mr. Lynch has over 50 years experience in practice before the U.S. District and Appellate courts and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  His Juris Doctor is from Georgetown Law School and he holds a BS in…

Dr. Chuanhai Cao

Dr. Chuanhai Cao is an Advisor to the Company in the areas of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, clinical trials, and neuroscience, among other areas. Dr. Cao is Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, at the University of South Florida’s (USF) College of Pharmacy. He also has joint appointments as Associate Professor at USF’s department of Neurology…

Rohit Goel

Know Our PAO Mr. Rohit Goel has a B.Com (honors) in Accounting and Tax (Commerce) from Delhi University, India. As the Principal Accounting Officer he is responsible for all accounting matters relating to the Company. His previous experience includes leading USGAAP audit teams and leading or assisting in the statutory audit of limited and private…

Dr. James A. Saunders

Dr. James A. Saunders is an advisor to the Company on plant genomics, natural product plant biochemistry, gene transfer, extraction technologies, hybridization, and DNA finger printing, among other areas. He has published 95 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has made over 280 scholarly presentations in national and international forums.  Between 1977 and 2003 Dr. Saunders served as a Plant…

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