Previously, Kirloskar was the General Manager and the Head of the Product Portfolio Management at Kirloskar Brothers Limited where she was responsible for driving the go-to-market strategy, product value management and restructuring for the mass production business etc.
She holds a double major in Mathematics and Biology from Bryn Mawr College, USA. After graduation, she worked at US-based Polaris Venture Partners, a multi-stage venture capital firm that principally invests in technology, healthcare and consumer products. Subsequently, she worked at the Koch Institute at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. Her research led her and the team to begin working with Visterra Inc., an MIT biotechnology start-up company that currently uses its proprietary platform to design therapeutics for infectious diseases.