Director – R&D and NBD
Asia – Middle East & Africa
Biten Kathrani is the Director – R&D and NBD, Asia Middle East & Africa at Boston Scientific, a leading medical devices company. In his current role, he is responsible for leading Innovation and R&D for emerging markets for BSC’s portfolio of Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Interventions, Endoscopy, Urology and Interventional Oncology. Biten was instrumental in building Boston Scientific’s first strategic R&D center in Asia in Gurgaon India. This center is focused on developing global and emerging market products and also has an in house IP analytics team. He has been in the healthcare / medical device industry for 23+ years. Prior to Boston Scientific, he led the medical device R&D at Johnson & Johnson (J&J) for Emerging markets in Asia Pacific and prior to that he was associated with a start-up for 5 years leading R&D and Innovation.