Mission

To provide the highest quality health products made with natural ingredients and embodying the wisdom of traditional medicine.

About Wellisen
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Wellisen Nutraceuticals, an established group in India.
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Our state of the art manufacturing facility is located in Mysore, one of southern India’s largestcities.
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Spirulina is grown, harvested, spray dried and processed for marketing by our team of experienced and trained staff.
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Wellisen Nutraceuticals works closely with Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) and other global research institutes.
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It is one of the largest manufacturer of Spirulina in India.
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Spirulina is cultivated in 12 open lined ponds spread over 45 acres under strict hygienic control with no herbicides, pesticides or any runoff contamination.
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We have a high production capacity of Spirulina per month.

Our Team

Sanjay Puri

Founder & CEO
Mr.Sanjay Puri, Founder & CEO, Mr. Puri, a leading global entrepreneur had been founder CEO of Optimos Inc, an IT services firm. In 2015, Puri set up his newest start-up, Wellisen Nutraceuticals, offering high quality, premium super-food products to ameliorate world hunger and malnutrition problems. Mr. Puri is founder CEO of AutoNebula, a connected transport incubator accelarater. Mr. Puri has a Bachelor of Commerce and MBA in Finance & Investments from George Washington University.  Mr. Puri has been acknowledged as an industry expert and has received many international awards. In 2004 Puri was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Virginia Minority Supplier, and in 2005 he was nominated for an Executive of the Year Award from Accenture. The International Leadership Foundation felicitated Puri with the 2012 Leadership Award, and in 2013, Puri was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by DY Patil University.

Dr.Mak Jawadekar

Advisory Board Member
Dr. Mak Jawadekar, Advisory Board Member, He was Director of Portfolio Management at Pfizer Inc. and Vice President of Pfizer’s Asia Pacific American Colleague Resource Group. In He has extensive experience of more than 35 years includes Solid R & D , External Alliance Management, Outsourcing, Benchmarking, Drug Delivery Systems assessment, Drug Product formulation, Dosage Form, Clinical Trials Supply Manufacturing, Scale-up and Technology Transfer. He has got extensive networks in the US, EU, India other parts of Asia including Japan and China. Completed his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics at the University of Minnesota. In February 2011, Mak was honored with an honorary D.Sc. degree from DYP Mumbai University, recommended by the President of India. He was presented with the “M.L. Khorana Memorial Lecture of the Year Award” at the Indian Pharmaceutical Congress in New Delhi, India, in 2001. Member of President Bush’s trade delegation to India in March 2006. Had travelled and represented Pfizer in various Conferences and delegation around the world.

Dr.Ajit Shetty

Advisory Board Member
Dr. Ajit Shetty  Advisory Board Member, He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Janssen Pharmaceutical, a pharmaceutical company and subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. Shetty also served as a member of the Corporate Center Group Operating Committee and Vice President, Enterprise Supply Chain for Johnson & Johnson of New Brunswick, New Jersey, in the United States. He received a B.A. degree in Natural Sciences and a PhD degree in Metallurgy from Trinity College at Cambridge University. Mr. Shetty is Board and council member of various pharmaceutical related organizations in US and Europe. He was elected Manager of the Year in 2004 in Flanders by the magazine Trends and the Flemish Management Association (VMA). In 2007, King Albert II of Belgium bestowed the title of Baron on Ajit Shetty for his exceptional merits. In 2008 he was conferred a Honorary doctorate by Manipal University. In February 2010 he received a Life-Time Achievement Award in India.

Daniel Fabricant

Advisor
Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D. is President and CEO of the Natural Products Association (NPA), the nation’s largest and oldest trade organization representing the natural products industry, including dietary supplements, foods, personal care products and more. He is responsible for implementing board policy for the advancement and protection of the natural products industry, while overseeing every aspect of the association’s programs and activities. Most recently, Daniel Fabricant served as the Director of the Division of Dietary Supplement Programs at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), where he directed agency policy, public affairs and regulatory action regarding regulation of the dietary supplement industry for more than three years. While with the agency, he successfully navigated the large, heavily-matrixed governmental organizational structure to bring life to a regulatory function that was non-existent for almost 20 years. Prior to the FDA, Daniel Fabricant was vice president, global government and scientific affairs, for NPA, responsible for establishing and leading industry coalitions dealing with a range of legislative, regulatory and scientific matters. Daniel Fabricant carried his interest in natural products into the classroom, earning a Ph.D. in Pharmacognosy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he has served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy since 2009. Pharmacognosy is the study of drugs derived from natural sources (plants and animals). He has also published extensively and is internationally recognized for his regulatory and governmental public health expertise and natural products research.

Dr. Rajesh Bhosale

Dr. Rajesh Bhosale comes with more than 10 years of experience in Research & Development, Rapid prototyping, pilot plant working, stability testing, sensory evaluation, competition benchmarking, conducting qualitative consumer work, vendor identification and development, Nutrition, Legal & regulatory, claims generation and justification, microbiology, supply chain, 3rd party manufacturing site identification, audit and qualification and factory operations and various other product innovations. His research work was presented and published in reputed International Research Journals.

Mr.Gopal KM

Mr.Gopal KM, Post graduation in Biotechnology from University of Mysore, Gopal has extensive experience in Spirulina culture maintenance, commercial level cultivation, manufacturing operations, quality control. He has experienced in herbal, floral and essential oils, extraction and purification, extensive research experience in making commercial Nutraceuticals, pharmaceutical industrial products like trituration of vitamin D3, B12, green coffee, green tea and curcumins. In addition to Spirulina Gopal has experience in cultivation of other algae like Haematococous pluvilias, Dunaliella and Chlorella. He has worked with senior scientists.

Dr. Mallikarjun Gouda

Dr. Mallikarjun Gouda did his post-graduation Biochemistry from Gulbarga University, Gulbarga and PhD from PCBT, CFTRI, Mysore. He has 15 years of experience in R&D in the areas of algal biotechnology, protein chemistry, genetic engineering, clinical biochemistry, bioremediation, nutritional biochemistry and analytical biochemistry He has extensive experience in Protein Chemistry and Algal biochemistry . His research work on Spirulina and other commercial microalgae derived bioactive molecules was presented and published in reputed International Research Journals

Dr. Kavitha MD

Dr. Kavitha MD, is involved in culture maintenance in indoor, product development, and maintenance of certificates and records. She did her Ph.D. in biotechnology in CFTRI, Mysore, India. She has got research experience involved in scaling up of microalga culture in indoor and outdoor condition through optimization study, downstream processing and biochemical analysis of bioactive compounds from microalgae, isolated, purified and characterized proteins and peptides from microalga source and analyzed its atheroprotective activity in animal cell lines, conducted safety assessment of microalga biomass in animal model and worked as project assistant in two projects on genetic transformation and on biofuel using microalgae in CFTRI, Mysore, India. Her research work was presented and published in reputed International Research Journals

Sujitha Harikrishnan

Operations Manager
Sujitha Harikrishnan, Operation Head, Sujitha  graduated in law from the University of Chennai. She has practiced in the High Court before taking up company assignments. While in practice she has handled matters on the Original side and the Writ side of the High Court. As a Corporate lawyer with Wellisen group she handles all the administrative, Human resource, Public relationship, facility certifications, infrastructure up-gradation, marketing logistics and legal aspects of the Company which includes Merger and Acquisitions, leasing, contracts, Trade Marks and Patents filling etc.,

Amit Chavan

Finance Manager
Amit Chavan, Chief Finance Manager, has professional experience of more than 10 years in Financial Accounting, Credit Control, Capital Budgeting, Project Financing, Costing, Due Diligence, Share Valuations, Audit, Taxation, Statutory Compliances, ERP System Implementation, IT System functional designing, Team Management, training, dealing with government authorities and business development. He has worked on various consulting assignments of proprietary level to multinational and listed companies from Automotive, food, pharmaceutical, telecom, IT/ITES auto, EPC, Banking and financial services, Education institutions and NGO’s. Amit has also worked on assignments of SEC US listed BPO and ITES Company,  listed construction company and multinational chain of diagnostic healthcare services company. Completed Gradation in Commerce from Pune University and is fellow member and certified IT System Auditor of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

R.Sekar

Plant Head
Competent and result-oriented professional offering over 19 years of experience across Managing Plant Operations, Building factories – Projects, Production Planning & Control, Procurement, Cost Control, Man Management, Materials Management and Supply Chain Management; spearheading as Plant Head. A skilled team leader capable of managing high strength, multiskilled workforce utilising sharp business acumen and technical prowess to achieve stated productivity targets; adept at mobilizing and managing manpower, machine and materials resources to maximize operational efficiency of plant & resources.
+ Founders & Advisors

Sanjay Puri

Founder & CEO
Mr.Sanjay Puri, Founder & CEO, Mr. Puri, a leading global entrepreneur had been founder CEO of Optimos Inc, an IT services firm. In 2015, Puri set up his newest start-up, Wellisen Nutraceuticals, offering high quality, premium super-food products to ameliorate world hunger and malnutrition problems. Mr. Puri is founder CEO of AutoNebula, a connected transport incubator accelarater. Mr. Puri has a Bachelor of Commerce and MBA in Finance & Investments from George Washington University.  Mr. Puri has been acknowledged as an industry expert and has received many international awards. In 2004 Puri was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Virginia Minority Supplier, and in 2005 he was nominated for an Executive of the Year Award from Accenture. The International Leadership Foundation felicitated Puri with the 2012 Leadership Award, and in 2013, Puri was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by DY Patil University.

Dr.Mak Jawadekar

Advisory Board Member
Dr. Mak Jawadekar, Advisory Board Member, He was Director of Portfolio Management at Pfizer Inc. and Vice President of Pfizer’s Asia Pacific American Colleague Resource Group. In He has extensive experience of more than 35 years includes Solid R & D , External Alliance Management, Outsourcing, Benchmarking, Drug Delivery Systems assessment, Drug Product formulation, Dosage Form, Clinical Trials Supply Manufacturing, Scale-up and Technology Transfer. He has got extensive networks in the US, EU, India other parts of Asia including Japan and China. Completed his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics at the University of Minnesota. In February 2011, Mak was honored with an honorary D.Sc. degree from DYP Mumbai University, recommended by the President of India. He was presented with the “M.L. Khorana Memorial Lecture of the Year Award” at the Indian Pharmaceutical Congress in New Delhi, India, in 2001. Member of President Bush’s trade delegation to India in March 2006. Had travelled and represented Pfizer in various Conferences and delegation around the world.

Dr.Ajit Shetty

Advisory Board Member
Dr. Ajit Shetty  Advisory Board Member, He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Janssen Pharmaceutical, a pharmaceutical company and subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. Shetty also served as a member of the Corporate Center Group Operating Committee and Vice President, Enterprise Supply Chain for Johnson & Johnson of New Brunswick, New Jersey, in the United States. He received a B.A. degree in Natural Sciences and a PhD degree in Metallurgy from Trinity College at Cambridge University. Mr. Shetty is Board and council member of various pharmaceutical related organizations in US and Europe. He was elected Manager of the Year in 2004 in Flanders by the magazine Trends and the Flemish Management Association (VMA). In 2007, King Albert II of Belgium bestowed the title of Baron on Ajit Shetty for his exceptional merits. In 2008 he was conferred a Honorary doctorate by Manipal University. In February 2010 he received a Life-Time Achievement Award in India.

Daniel Fabricant

Advisor
Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D. is President and CEO of the Natural Products Association (NPA), the nation’s largest and oldest trade organization representing the natural products industry, including dietary supplements, foods, personal care products and more. He is responsible for implementing board policy for the advancement and protection of the natural products industry, while overseeing every aspect of the association’s programs and activities. Most recently, Daniel Fabricant served as the Director of the Division of Dietary Supplement Programs at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), where he directed agency policy, public affairs and regulatory action regarding regulation of the dietary supplement industry for more than three years. While with the agency, he successfully navigated the large, heavily-matrixed governmental organizational structure to bring life to a regulatory function that was non-existent for almost 20 years. Prior to the FDA, Daniel Fabricant was vice president, global government and scientific affairs, for NPA, responsible for establishing and leading industry coalitions dealing with a range of legislative, regulatory and scientific matters. Daniel Fabricant carried his interest in natural products into the classroom, earning a Ph.D. in Pharmacognosy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he has served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy since 2009. Pharmacognosy is the study of drugs derived from natural sources (plants and animals). He has also published extensively and is internationally recognized for his regulatory and governmental public health expertise and natural products research.
+ R&D Team

Dr. Rajesh Bhosale

Dr. Rajesh Bhosale comes with more than 10 years of experience in Research & Development, Rapid prototyping, pilot plant working, stability testing, sensory evaluation, competition benchmarking, conducting qualitative consumer work, vendor identification and development, Nutrition, Legal & regulatory, claims generation and justification, microbiology, supply chain, 3rd party manufacturing site identification, audit and qualification and factory operations and various other product innovations. His research work was presented and published in reputed International Research Journals.

Mr.Gopal KM

Mr.Gopal KM, Post graduation in Biotechnology from University of Mysore, Gopal has extensive experience in Spirulina culture maintenance, commercial level cultivation, manufacturing operations, quality control. He has experienced in herbal, floral and essential oils, extraction and purification, extensive research experience in making commercial Nutraceuticals, pharmaceutical industrial products like trituration of vitamin D3, B12, green coffee, green tea and curcumins. In addition to Spirulina Gopal has experience in cultivation of other algae like Haematococous pluvilias, Dunaliella and Chlorella. He has worked with senior scientists.

Dr. Mallikarjun Gouda

Dr. Mallikarjun Gouda did his post-graduation Biochemistry from Gulbarga University, Gulbarga and PhD from PCBT, CFTRI, Mysore. He has 15 years of experience in R&D in the areas of algal biotechnology, protein chemistry, genetic engineering, clinical biochemistry, bioremediation, nutritional biochemistry and analytical biochemistry He has extensive experience in Protein Chemistry and Algal biochemistry . His research work on Spirulina and other commercial microalgae derived bioactive molecules was presented and published in reputed International Research Journals

Dr. Kavitha MD

Dr. Kavitha MD, is involved in culture maintenance in indoor, product development, and maintenance of certificates and records. She did her Ph.D. in biotechnology in CFTRI, Mysore, India. She has got research experience involved in scaling up of microalga culture in indoor and outdoor condition through optimization study, downstream processing and biochemical analysis of bioactive compounds from microalgae, isolated, purified and characterized proteins and peptides from microalga source and analyzed its atheroprotective activity in animal cell lines, conducted safety assessment of microalga biomass in animal model and worked as project assistant in two projects on genetic transformation and on biofuel using microalgae in CFTRI, Mysore, India. Her research work was presented and published in reputed International Research Journals
+ Management Team

Sujitha Harikrishnan

Operations Manager
Sujitha Harikrishnan, Operation Head, Sujitha  graduated in law from the University of Chennai. She has practiced in the High Court before taking up company assignments. While in practice she has handled matters on the Original side and the Writ side of the High Court. As a Corporate lawyer with Wellisen group she handles all the administrative, Human resource, Public relationship, facility certifications, infrastructure up-gradation, marketing logistics and legal aspects of the Company which includes Merger and Acquisitions, leasing, contracts, Trade Marks and Patents filling etc.,

Amit Chavan

Finance Manager
Amit Chavan, Chief Finance Manager, has professional experience of more than 10 years in Financial Accounting, Credit Control, Capital Budgeting, Project Financing, Costing, Due Diligence, Share Valuations, Audit, Taxation, Statutory Compliances, ERP System Implementation, IT System functional designing, Team Management, training, dealing with government authorities and business development. He has worked on various consulting assignments of proprietary level to multinational and listed companies from Automotive, food, pharmaceutical, telecom, IT/ITES auto, EPC, Banking and financial services, Education institutions and NGO’s. Amit has also worked on assignments of SEC US listed BPO and ITES Company,  listed construction company and multinational chain of diagnostic healthcare services company. Completed Gradation in Commerce from Pune University and is fellow member and certified IT System Auditor of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

R.Sekar

Plant Head
Competent and result-oriented professional offering over 19 years of experience across Managing Plant Operations, Building factories – Projects, Production Planning & Control, Procurement, Cost Control, Man Management, Materials Management and Supply Chain Management; spearheading as Plant Head. A skilled team leader capable of managing high strength, multiskilled workforce utilising sharp business acumen and technical prowess to achieve stated productivity targets; adept at mobilizing and managing manpower, machine and materials resources to maximize operational efficiency of plant & resources.