Dr. C S Karthikeyan

Dr. Karthikeyan is a techno-commercial person and currently at Global Ventures & Business Development in Dow Inc, where
he is responsible for bringing new technologies and new business opportunity for Global and local market. He has over 18 plus
years of professional experience in working in functions including R &D &Innovation management, Marketing, manufacturing,
business development and corporate venturing with 10 years of experience in Germany and 8years in India. He has a PhD
in Polymer Engineering from Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg in Germany and Master of Engineering in Materials
Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore specializing in composites and foams. Additionally, he has a Master
and Bachelor’sDegrees inChemistry from University of Madras. He has over 30 international publications, 3 book articles and
20 plus conference presentations to his credentials. He has been in panel discussion in various start-up and other innovation
related events and has been the judge & mentor for start-up events.