About us

About us

Sohum Innovation Lab develops market-driven solutions to improve the health and incomes of people living in resource-poor settings. We do front line research and develop technology and strategies, that create self-sustaining value chains among the under-served.

We believe in leveraging for-profit market mechanisms to ensure sustainability and scalable impact. Meanwhile, we measure our success by the social impact we create.

We are experienced designers, engineers, & business people, motivated to bring positive change to resource-poor settings.

nitin sisodia

Nitin Sisodia, Co-founder

Nitin is a 2010 Stanford India Bio-design fellow. He is passionate about ideas at the intersection of technology and user-centered design to serve unmet needs. He has made several innovative products with national and international companies. Nitin has a graduate degree in electrical engineering from National Institute of Technology, Bhopal and a post-Graduate degree in design from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. Nitin is named ‘innovator under 35′ 2013 by the MIT tech review.


Neeti Kailas, Co-founder

Neeti is the business strategy head of Sohum. She brings with her the experience of working in 5 different countries in the last 10 years. With backgrounds in design strategy and business management she has accelerated innovation to bring products to market. Neeti is a graduate of the Master’s program at the Art centre College of Design and the INSEAD business school partnership program. Neeti has been selected as a 2014 Laureate by the Rolex Awards for Enterprise.


Dr Raj Doshi

Professor, Medical device design and entrepreneurship, Stanford University.

Dr Vinod Bhutani

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), School of Medicine, Stanford University.

Dr Pravin Soni

President at PharMacro, LLC, Senior Consultant in medical products development.

Current partners and support