Gourish Singla is a renowned business leader, angel investor and a social entrepreneur. A man of multiple talents, he has co-founded Shivom – a leading blockchain-based genomics platform which enables people to have their genome sequenced and gives them complete control over monetising it within a DNA data marketplace. Shivom was recently included in the top 50 innovative companies across the world at the Smart Health Conference 2018, Dubai. An accomplished serial entrepreneur, Gourish is on the coveted Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 list. He had nurtured three startups before setting up Shivom, and single-handedly led the team at Shivom in raising $35 million, making it the most well-funded genomics blockchain company in the world. Through his talks at various global healthcare conferences and seminars, Gourish has garnered great popularity for his work in the sector. A testimony to his popularity is the large number of followers he has on social media, which is over 45,000. Lauded globally, Gourish’s vision and passion for improving the healthcare services using blockchain technology have also evoked interest from popular political luminaries. David Cameron, former prime minister of the UK, had recommended that Gourish must share Shivom’s mission with the healthcare sector. Within Shivom, Gourish also leads a world-class innovation council which includes the likes of Taavi Roivas, former prime minister of Estonia and Antanas Guoga, a Lithuanian representative at the European Parliament. He has also single-handedly secured several key partnerships for Shivom, including signing of an MOU with the Government of Andhra Pradesh, India. Gourish is identified as one of the youngest serial entrepreneurs in the Indian subcontinent. He is also appointed as an advisor to several blockchain companies around the world. Having pursued a masters’ degree in investment banking from S P Jain School of Global Management (among the top 20 business schools according to Forbes), he has a keen interest in exploring and investing in blockchain products and services. He believes a decentralised ecosystem will strengthen the foundation of our society and economy, providing everyone with an equal access to world-class services. His work in knowledge-based diagnosis and prediction through big data and artificial intelligence (AI) is focused on contributing to the global mission of achieving the sustainable development goals by 2030.