Krishnan Suthanthiran immigrated to Canada from India in September 1969, after graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras, India, to pursue his Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He arrived with a total of 400 Canadian Dollars. Subsequently, he received a National Research Council of Canada Research Assistantship, and graduated with a Master's Degree in 1971. He moved to the United States in 1972 and worked as an Engineer-Physicist at Howard University Hospital until 1978. Since then he has founded and invested globally many millions of USD in Medical, Real Estate, Construction, Entertainment, and Energy Companies.
Mr. Suthanthiran founded and is currently supporting a number of Non Profit Charitable Foundations, in promoting quality education and healthcare, and making them affordable and accessible. He is pursuing a goal of providing purified drinking water and affordable sewer systems in every part of the world. He has contributed substantially for setting up endowments for scholarships and endowed chair. He has also donated significantly to support medical research and treatment by contributing and partnering with academic centers and hospitals globally. He is the President and Founder of the Best Cure Foundation and Kitsault Energy.