SIKH HERITAGE AWARDS GALA 2008: ENTERTAINMENT
MASTER OF CEREMONIES - Dr. Chirinjeev Khaturia - Founder, PlanetSpace, Inc.
Chirinjeev Khaturia, M.D., M.B.A. has measurable success in building businesses that impact world economies and shift business models. Dr. Kathuria has co-founded and helped build many businesses, which have generated shareholder wealth and jobs. Dr. Kathuria and affiliated companies have been featured in many TV shows and media publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Economist, New York Times Magazine, Chicago Sun-Times, CNN, The Today Show, BBC, Times of India, etc.
Dr. Kathuria was a US Senate Candidate in Illinois. He also helped set up Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking operations in India.
Dr. Kathuria was a Director and a major shareholder of X-Stream Networks that was sold to LibertySurf and the combined company went public on the Paris Stock Exchange. Dr. Kathuria was also a founding director in MirCorp, the world's first commercial enterprise to privately launch and fund manned space programs. PlanetSpace Inc. was co-founded by Dr. Kathuria and has teamed up with Lockheed Martin and ATK to bid on NASA CRS. Dr. Kathuria co-founded American Teleradiology NightHawks, Inc. which merged with NightHawk Radiology Holdings, Inc. and the combined company went public on NASDAQ. Dr. Kathuria holds a B.S. and M.D. from Brown University. He also holds an M.B.A. from Stanford University.