Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of BL Healthcare consists of following members:

Kailash Joshi, Ph.D.

Dr. Joshi is a well-recognized business and community leader in Silicon Valley. He currently serves as an advisor to Satyam Computer Services, Ltd. He also devotes time to mentoring and guiding small companies and serves on the Boards of various businesses and non-profit organizations.

He is a co-founder of The Indus Entrepreneurs, a prominent global organization of entrepreneurs. He served as the President of TiE Silicon Valley and Vice Chairman of TiE Global from 2001 through 2004. Dr. Joshi co-founded American India Foundation in conjunction with a group of Indo-Americans and former President Clinton, and also served as AIF's first President in 2001.

Dr. Joshi also co-founded the Bluegrass Indo-American civic society in 1988. In 2004, he was a trustee of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPIO) and served India Community Center as a Co-President and serves on its Board of Directors. He edited the popular book "Essentials of Entrepreneurship", a John Wiley publication, that serves both teachers and students of entrepreneurship in many countries.

Dr. Joshi holds a B.E. degree, with distinction, from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, an M.S. degree from Washington State University, and a Ph.D. degree from Cornell University. He has served or currently to serve on the Boards of over 15 business, educational, civic and charitable institutions. In October 2005, Dr. Joshi was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree at a special convocation of the HNB Garhwal University in Uttaranchal, India for his contributions to entrepreneurship and information technology.

Michael Mathur

MS, MBA, Chairman

Company founder; developed the combination of core technologies. Has over 20 years of experience within the process control systems industry including product development, product and services business development, market and commercialization strategy development and execution.

Has successfully guided several hardware and software products and services business launches with Rockwell Automation and Invensys Home Control Systems. Responsible for growing the controller business for Rockwell Automation along with a team of marketing and commercial managers. Participated in acquisition of Reliance Electric for Rockwell Automation. Developed a Fieldbus systems business for Invensys. Michael hold a BS in Electrical Engineering from Andhra University in India, a MS in Computer and Information Science from University of New Haven and an EMBA from Cleveland State University.

Dr. Harish Chandna

Chief Medical Officer


Dr. Harish Chandna is the Chief Medical Officer for BL Healthcare and is in private practice as a Cardiologist at the Victoria Heart and Vascular Center in Victoria, Texas, where he serves as the Director of Research. In addition, he is the Director of the Heart Program at DeTar Hospital, and serves as an Attending Cardiologist in other Medical Centers in and around Victoria, Texas.

Prior to his current position, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Rajasthan, India, and the University of Illinois, and formerly served as the Cardiology Director of the Cardiac Care Unit at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Chandna is a published author in a variety of prestigious medical journals and has been principal investigator in over 50 clinical trials. He brings over 20 years of medical experience as both a practitioner and researcher to the BL Healthcare management team.