Our Team
Our Vision

"Bring Healthcare Solutions....To Everyone"

Mangesh Patankar, CEO

BS Mech, M.Tech. Biomed (IIT Bombay)

Mangesh founded Veol Medical Technologies, one of very few product development firms in India focusing exclusively on Medical Device Development Services. Veol Medical Technologies was founded on the basis of a strong technical background, a desire to innovate and change paradigms, and an emphasis on customer service. Possessing a strong medical and technical background and extensive experience in medical device development, Mangesh has utilized these skills to develop a critical, well rounded and sound engineering team capable of delivering breakthrough solutions.

Previously, he worked with Johnson & Johnson Medical, where he has helped establish and grow the Asia Pacific R&D center for medical device development. He has filed and has been granted several patents.

Jitendra Hegde, Chairman

BS Electrical Engineering

Jitendra is a first generation entrepreneur with an outstanding 20-year track record in building medical devices companies which excel in marketing and manufacturing. His in-depth knowledge about Medical Industry and his far-sighted approach towards the device development process has helped Veol Medical Technologies to create a niche for itself in the healthcare industry. He has nurtured a culture of Innovation in the organization and lays special emphasis on supporting paradigm changing concept. He maintains first degree contact with surgical experts across all specialties and user of devices in India.

Jitendra also serves as the CEO of Biomedicon Systems P Ltd and Biorad Medisys P Ltd.

Kevin Norris, VP - Sales and Marketing

B.Admin Marketing

Kevin has over 18 years experience in executive marketing roles within the medical device industry, and has been responsible for finished goods sales, marketing and the development of North American and worldwide distribution channels for a private label manufacturer. With a proven track record in International business development, Kevin has been involved with the successful development and launch of new medical product lines on a worldwide basis and has also worked to establish a parallel manufacturing and assembly program in China on behalf of a major multi-national company in the anesthesia field.

Residing in North America, in his capacity as Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Kevin is responsible for directing the marketing efforts to reach out to medical device companies, startups and individual innovators in the device development space.

Dinesh Diwakar VP - Technology

BS - Chem (UDCT)

Dinesh has been in the medical device industry for more than 27 years of which 24 years were with Johnson & Johnson in various capacities. He has to his credit many innovations in design and manufacture of surgical devices including surgical sutures, IV catheters, bio-degradable implants, electro-medical devices etc. His expertise includes implementation of QMS for medical devices, development of intricate medical device design validation protocols, designing test methods for non-standard tests, ethylene oxide Sterilization validation and related auditing programs.

He was a key member of Johnson & Johnson Medical Manufacturing facility that set up and commissioned the manufacturing plant at Aurangabad, India in 1991. He was also one of the founder members of the Regional Research and Development Center of Johnson and Johnson Medical India.

Dinesh is responsible for mentoring and guiding teams which execute projects through the entire NPD cycle right up to technology transfer. He is also responsible for developing platform technologies for transformational products.