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Theweightmonitor.com ("TWM" ) is India's first fully online weight management portal.
TWM was launched on November 15, 2011 with the aim of taking Ms. Ishi Khosla's successful weight loss clinic to the masses using a centralized website.
TWM is owned and operated by IDK Healthcare Pvt Ltd ("IDK"). IDK was incorporated on July 1, 2011 and has been promoted by Mr. Dev Aditya Khosla, and Mr. Gagan Khosla. TWM is managed by Mr. Karan Vir Khosla.
Ishi Khosla is a practicing clinical nutritionist, a writer, columnist, researcher, author and an entrepreneur.
Ms. Khosla was the Head of the Nutrition Department at the Department of Preventive Cardiology in Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, for several years, where she dealt with nutrition for cardiac patients, diabetes and obesity.
Since 2001, she has been actively involved in her own clinical practice at the Centre For Dietary Counseling in Delhi, where she deals with a wide range of nutrition related health problems.
Passionate about nutrition and a strong believer in the power of foods, she spearheaded, the first of its kind, a health food company 'Whole Foods', in the business of producing and retailing health foods and operating Health Cafes'.
Ishi khosla has also been writing extensively and has authored two books- 'The Cholesterol Facts' and 'Is Wheat Killing You?' published by Penguin and the third book 'Diet Matters', also with Penguin publishers is on its way.
Ms. Ishi Khosla has several columns and contributes articles in leading newspapers and magazines including Indian Express, Hindustan times, India Today and Prevention to name a few.
With 23 years of experience in this field, Ms. Khosla is a Consultant and is on the Board of numerous organizations, multi-national companies, schools and several educational institutions.
As part of her commitment towards community nutrition and public health, Ms. Khosla founded 'The Celiac Society For Delhi', the first of its kind in India, in 2006 to spread awareness about Celiac Disease, a condition caused by wheat intolerance.
She has also been listed among the 25 most powerful women in the Country by the India Today Group.
Gagan Khosla is a Chartered Accountant by education. His expertise lies in financial services, strategic planning, international banking, corporate finance, corporate law, industry, joint ventures, retail financing and stock exchange. His experience in industry, finance and banking make a unique combination.
His spirit of entrepreneurship led him to set-up Capital Trust Limited (CTL), one of the first few finance and leasing companies in the year 1985. A global presence was established when CTL became a representative of several leading International banks including Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG (Germany), Gruppo Arca Nordest Banks (Italy), BancoSabadell (Spain), Commonwealth Bank (Australia), Royal Bank (Canada), Bank of Austria, The National Commercial Bank (Saudi Arabia) . CTL also established DBS Capital Trust Securities India Pvt. Ltd., a Joint Venture Company with DBS Bank, Singapore.
1991-2001, Mr. Khosla was the Managing Director of CT Cotton Yarn Ltd., a public listed company.
In 2001, Mr. Khosla and his wife Ms. Ishi Khosla promoted 'Whole Foods', a health food company engaged in production and retail of health foods and health cafes.
Currently, Mr. Khosla is a Director of 'Dreamcann Foods Pvt. Ltd.', a company under which the business of 'Whole Foods' is being carried on.
Dev Aditya Khosla- Born and raised in New Delhi. He finished his schooling from Modern School, Barakhamba road in Delhi in the year 2007. He later pursued a Bachelors Program in Business Administration from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York at the Singapore Institute of Management, Singapore.
While still at college, his spirit of entrepreneurship led him to start various start up ventures. He co-founded Mpigeon Pte Ltd a mobile marketing platform. Mpigeon participated at the, Start-up @ Singapore Business plan competition where it climbed to the first 6 positions from a pool over 200.
In the year 2009, he founded, www.handshakeonline.net, an online portal facilitating buying and selling of industrial products and commodities.
Year 2010, he co-founded and acts as a Director on Singapore based Falconcrest Trading Pte Ltd. Falconcrest Trading is engaged in the business of commodity trading, indenting, representation, and agency. So far he has been directly involved in commodity transactions ranging from bitumen, iron ore, thermal coal, industrial sugar, etc
His other ventures include trade in Activated Charcoal, a carbon product used for air purification in the hospitality and medical sectors
Karan Vir Khosla
Karan is the CEO at IDK. Having practiced law for more than 2 years, Karan turned entrepreneur in July 2015.
Board of Advisors
Dr. Navin Dang (M.D.) is an alumni of University College of Medical Science (New Delhi) P.G.I. (Chandigarh) and AIIMS (New Delhi). He is a specialist in Microbiology and has experience of practicing Laboratory Medicine since more than 25 Years and is the Director of Dr. Dangs Lab Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
Dr. Navin Dang is a recipient of many national & international honours and awards which includes the prestigious Dr. B. C. Roy National Award & FICCI Healthcare Excellence Award (2010).
He is currently a Government nominated member of Medical Council of India and Delhi Medical Council, and also a member of the ethics committee both of Delhi Medical Council and Medical Council of India.
Dr. Peeyush Jain