Atul Aslekar

Atul Aslekar is the Founder Director of NovaLead Pharma Pvt Ltd, a drug discovery and development company based in Pune. A rank holder industrial engineer from Pune University, Atul is an IT expert with more than 18 years of experience.

For the last ten years, he has been working in IT-enabled research and scientific innovation space, developing solutions for the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector. Prior to NovaLead, he worked with Fujitsu-ICIM (now ZenSar Technologies) on IT projects from Japan, USA, and U.K.

Education and Achievements:

  • Atul has completed his Engineering (Industrial) from the University of Pune.

NovaLead operates in the field of drug repositioning and has a potent pipeline of drug candidates. Clinical trials for its lead candidate Galnobax for Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) is underway. Atul has been instrumental in the development of these products from concept to clinical validation. The business plan going forward is to commercialise the intellectual property after the clinical proof of the concept.

Having worked in India, Japan, UK and the USA, Atul brings an international outlook to business.