Supriyo is a PhD in Biotechnology with an additional 4 year post-doctoral experience in the field of biotechnology for speciality plant products particularly flavor and fragrances. Backed with professional, academic and research experience of 14 years in the field of agriculture and biotechnology he decided to venture into science entrepreneurship as he saw promise in the combination and in his research. Success came in 2017 when their business idea was funded under the prestigious Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) of BIRAC in its 9th call as individual grantee. Ouija was formed in 2018 as a direct spin-off from the BIG project. Leading the technology operations under BIG, he set-up the first of its kind lab specializing in R&D on Assam agarwood fondly called the OuijaLab.
Supriyo leads the R&D, innovation and technical operations of the company in addition to sharing other managerial responsibilities.
Supriyo loves working in his lab the most. He spends his free time reading on random topics, listening to music, watching movies and with family.