Aster DM Healthcare
Founder and chairman
The doctor-turned-healthcare conglomerate-founder set up Aster DM Healthcare in the late 1980s. The network now encompasses 25 hospitals, 115 clinics and 231 pharmacies in nine countries, employing around 20,300 staff. Earlier this year, he set up the Aster Innovation and Research Centre, which aims to leverage the advances in digital health research, like AI and blockchain.