Mr. Jagadeesh Kodali is Vice President of VIMTA’s Food Division since 2016. He has close to 18 years of experience in lab management, analytical research and testing industry. He started his career in VIMTA as Trainee Scientist in 1999 and spent over 6 years handling pesticide residues and toxins analysis in Food & Agri and Beverages. Further he worked for several MNCs in India & abroad in Analytical Research and Testing Field at Senior Manager levels. Before his second stint at VIMTA, Mr. Jagadeesh was Head-Lab Operations for INTERTEK India Food Services. During his career he mastered chromatographic techniques (HPLC & GC), mass spectrometry (LC-MS / MS, GC-MS / MS, Time of Flight and Magnetic Sector HR-MS) and spectroscopy (AAS & ICP-MS). Mr. Jagadeesh holds a Master of Science in Chemistry degree from JNTU, Hyderabad, India and pursuing Ph. D. in Chemistry from BITS-Pilani, India.