Wounds cause suffering, pain, long hospital stays, morbidity and even death.
We started on the premise that most of these are preventable.
We demonstrated that it is possible.
We believe in solving such primal issues through innovative use of technology.
We invent and create such tech.
We do not follow.
We are Axions
Founder & CEO
Leo Mavely is the Founder and CEO of Axio. He holds B.Tech in Bioengineering from MDU, Rohtak and Advanced diploma in Managing tech ventures. He is passionate about meditech innovations for unmet healthcare needs and founded Axio in the final year of his college.
Leo was the recipient of Silicon Valley Challenge Award 2014, Anjani Mashelkar Innovation Award 2013 and was also an invited speaker at Indian Science Congress 2010. He was featured by Fortune Magazine as one of the 40 under 40 young business leaders from India in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
A national level basketball player in his school days, he continues to be a sports lover.
Vice President Sales (India)
Samar is Vice President - Sales (India) at Axio. He has over 20 years of experience in Strategic Planning & Execution, Revenue & EBIDTA Growth, Key Account Management and P/L Management in medical device companies.
He started his career with Bayer and he has held key roles in India for Baxter (BioSurgery & Hemostats) & Zimmer (Joint Replacement) and Allergan. Prior to joinng Axio he was Business Head for India & SA for Oculus Innovative Sciences advanced wound care products through Biogenetix. Samar has done Bachelors in Zoology followed by Senior Management Program from IIM Calcutta.
Director - Finance
Gaurav Maheshwari Leads finance initiatives. Responsible for budgeting, Financial planning, investor relations & reporting. Initiated career with finance team of Adani Wilmar Limited where the work profile was to handle consortium of 13 banks with borrowing amount of ~USD 750mn.
Moved to ICICI Bank Ltd as a Unit Manager handling compliance work related to TDS for 39 branches of Gujarat. Also worked with BSE listed companies - Asian Granito Limited & Jaihind Projects Limited having turnover of more than USD 150mn. During the tenure, successfully implemented Microsoft Navision and SAP. His education background is that of a Chartered Accountant Gourav enjoys Travelling, playing badminton, swimming and cycling.
Head of Design
Priya Shah is Head of Design at Axio. She holds Bachelors in int design from CEPT university. She has more than 10 years of experience in product and graphic design. She started her career with IDO Design as Jr Designer and had her entrepreneurial stint by founding Webe Organic, a wellness product company.
At Axio Priya is instrumental in building a unique design language in product development and in marketing. She is passionate about art, photography, poetry and yoga.
Principal Scientist (R & D)
Kiran is Principal Scientist (Research and Development) at Axio. he is responsible for developing product pipeline from conceptualization research & prototype development to clinical evaluations. Kiran has over 10 years of international experience in research and development of biomaterials and polymeric drug delivery systems.
He has a masters in pharmaceutics and doctorate in chemical engineering NTHU, Taiwan. Previously, Kiran was a senior post-doctoral fellow at University of Geneva (Switzerland) and consulting research scientist for Nanomega Medical Corporation (CA, USA). He is a co- inventor of 21 US patents and author of over 20 peer-reviewed research articles. In his free time, Kiran likes cooking new delicacies for his daughter.
Senior Manager - Human Resources
Sreeja is Senior Manager - Human Resources at Axio. Her experience includes driving change, leadership enablement, HR Policy implementation and leading innovative team building programs.
Prior to Axio, Sreeja has worked with Suvilas Properties, VBHC, Amazon, HSBC and has handled diverse portfolios such as Human Resources, Corporate communication, Risk Management and Operations. Sreeja has also been the winner of a Herox challenge called Patterns for success where she helped designing a leadership and training program to boost the successes of small business owners in US. Sreeja has completed Master’s in business administration with Mysore University. General Interests: As a voracious reader and a quintessential people person, her personal interests perfectly coincide with her profession.
Harvard Medical School, MIT
Dr. Shiladitya Sengupta serves as Asst. Professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and of Health Sciences and Technology at MIT, and he is a principal investigator at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. He had served as the co-chair of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He joined the Harvard faculty after a fellowship in Biological Engineering from MIT.
He completed his PhD at Trinity College, University of Cambridge, where he was a Nehru Scholar as well as a British Chevening Scholar. He is an alumnus of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where he received the Geeta Mital Gold Medal. Dr. Sengupta has been recognized with the TR35 Innovator Award, an honor given to the top 35 innovators worldwide by MIT Technology Review magazine; the Era of Hope Scholar Award and the Innovator Collaborative Award from the US Department of Defense; the Coulter Foundation Career Award; and the Shakuntala Amir Chand Award from the Indian Council for Medical Research. He is the co-founder of Akamara Therapeutics (previously Invictus Oncology) and Vyome Biosciences. Previously, he co-founded Mitra Biotech and Cerulean Pharma Inc., where he served on the scientific advisory board. Dr. Senguptahas published over 100 papers, including in Nature and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and he is an inventor on over 350 pending/granted patents.
Stanford University Medical Center
Dr. SV Mahadevan is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, and is a teaching physician at Stanford Health Care. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been a practicing emergency medicine specialist for more than 23 years.
He was the founding chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford (2015-17), founding director of Stanford Emergency Medicine International (2000-2015), and currently serves as both the Director of Global Affairs and Strategy for Stanford Medicine as well as the Director of South Asia Outreach, Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE). Dr. Mahadevan has received numerous prestigious teaching awards throughout his career, and is the lead editor of the textbook, An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine, which won the 2006 American Medical Writer’s Association Award in the Physician’s Category.