At Xtend.AI we are are a passionate team of entrepreneurs, AI Experts and healthcare professionals with the mission to use technology and AI to solve global healthcare challenges. Our first project is an automated solution using AI for early detection of Diabetic Retinopathy to prevent vision loss for millions globally.

Founders and Team:

Arun Shroff – Founder & CEO:

Arun is  serial tech entrepreneur who has founded and grown multiple companies in USA and India. He is a co-founder  of Medindia, a top health website visited  by over 45 million visitors each year.  Previously he founded FrontPoint Systems, a web solutions provider and PcPortable,  an early ecommerce site for portable computers and worked as a management consultant for Deloitte. He is on the advisory boards of multiple startups and non-profits, and has been an invited speaker and expert on AI at the UN AI for Good Global summit, ITU/WHO, IEEERutgers, NJIT, IIT  and TiE among others.  He also serves as a topic lead and editor at ITU/WHO Focus Group on AI For Health for Ophthalmology. He has a MS in Computer Science, AI certifications in Deep Learning and AI for Medicine,  an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and  Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras, India.


Sahiqa Bennett,

Sahiqa Bennett is a visionary entrepreneur and was the Co-Founder of an AI startup (Searchie). It was recognized as 1 of the top 10 companies shaping the fourth industrial revolution by World Economic Forum. She Is also a breast cancer survivor and is passionate about innovation in health, particularly around early diagnosis.


Dr. Sunil Shroff, Chief Medical Officer
MBBS, MS, FRCS (London) and D.Urol (London)

Senior Consultant Urologist & Kidney Transplant Surgeon, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai.
Social Entrepreneur & Founder of Mohan Foundation – national NGO and pioneer of organ donation & transplantation program in India. Co-founder & Editorial Director of Over 35 years of professional and medical experience.


Sanjay Shroff – Director of Marketing & Alliances

Entrepreneur, advisor, mentor, in several industries including software technology, web development, and the chemicals and foundry industry.
B.S. in Chemistry, Charter Member of TiE Chennai, President of Madras Gymkhana Club, Chennai.





Senthil Kumaran S., Project Leader & Web Architect

Senthil has over 14 years of experience as a project leader, analyst and problems. Leads the development and architecture of complex web applications and custom technology solutions. Skilled in : C# Asp.Net, Windows Application, MVC 6, HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, Python.

He has a Masters in Computer Science, Bachelor of Bus Admin, Post Graduate Diploma in Systems Administration.


Sankar V, Systems Administrator & Support Engineer

Sankar has over 15 Years of experience in System & Network Administration, Customer support, Web and Database Servers maintenance, and Anti-hacking and cybersecurity support.

Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering,
Advanced Diploma in Computer Service Engineering,
Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), IBM Certified System Administrator