Ketan Desai is a physician, scientist, entrepreneur and writer. He is the founder/CEO of several biotechnology, nutraceutical, and cosmetic companies. He has been a writer since the age of 16, started by publishing Op-Ed articles then graduating to short stories and then a thriller, Germs of War. In Germs of War, he combined his medical and scientific knowledge, and childhood army background, to create a scenario of biological warfare. The events of 9/11 and subsequent rise of ISIS are testimony to the insights in the book.