Dakshesh studied M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Biotechnology from IIT, Powai with specialization in yeast molecular biology and genetics. He is currently the Associate Vice President and Head of Bioprocess Group at Biotech & Genomics division, Wockhardt Research Center, Aurangabad. At Wockhardt, he leads group of process development scientists for development of biosimilar recombinant therapeutic proteins from concept to API. He previously worked in several research institutions, including Aurigene, M.D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, NIH USA and more.