Indian American biotech entrepreneur Balaji Srinivasan is being considered for a role in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under President Donald Trump.
About Mr. Srinivasan
Mr. Srinivasan is currently CEO and co-founder of bitcoin startup 21(name of the company). Mr. Srinivasan is a person of Indian Origin.
Other appointees in Trump Administration
If appointed FDA Commissioner, Mr. Srinivasan will be the third Indian American to join the Trump administration after Nikki Hailey, who will be U.S. Ambassador to the UN, and Seema Verma, who will be administrator of the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services. All three positions require confirmation by the Senate.