Executive

Manish Gupta
Manish Gupta
Cofounder and CEO

Manish oversees the entire business of the Indegene group of companies. As one of the cofounders and the CEO of Indegene, he is responsible for the company's strategy, its global operations, investments in new businesses and technology, M&A activities, and investor relations. He has an enviable track record in multinational organizational development and is acknowledged as a thought leader in conceptualizing solutions to address current and future challenges for the global healthcare industry. Prior to cofounding Indegene, Manish was associated with Infosys Technologies. He is a BTech graduate from IIT-BHU, India and holds a master's degree in Business Administration from IIM Ahmedabad (1998), India. He is the recipient of the Young Alumni Award for Entrepreneurship from IIM Ahmedabad, India and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT-BHU, India.

Dr Rajesh Nair
Dr Rajesh Nair
Cofounder & President

Dr Rajesh Nair is one of the cofounders of the company, and as the President, he is responsible for new strategic initiatives, especially as they relate to the company's solutions in RWD-driven R&D for the life sciences. Prior to cofounding Indegene, Dr Nair headed the Biotech division of the Sarabhai Group. He is a physician by training, having earned the MBBS degree from GMC Trivandrum, India. He then pursued MBA from IIM Ahmedabad (1997), India.

Dr Sanjay Parikh
Dr Sanjay Parikh
Cofounder & Executive Vice President

Dr Sanjay Parikh, one of the cofounders of Indegene, is responsible for global business development, strategic account management, and other long-term strategic initiatives within the organization. He has more than 25 years of experience in strategy, business development, and operations in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and healthcare industries across the most developed and developing markets. Prior to joining Indegene, Dr Parikh was a healthcare venture partner at a large British venture capital firm. He is a BTech graduate in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay, India, an MS graduate in Clinical Engineering from the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, and a PhD holder in Biomedical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

Gaurav Kapoor
Gaurav Kapoor
Cofounder & Executive Vice President

Gaurav is one of the cofounders of Indegene and heads the company's co-commercialization business while also driving new business development. Over the last 20 years, Gaurav has led Indegene's sales and business development efforts in the APAC region, including China, in European and North American regions. He is the architect of Indegene's co-commercialization capabilities and is responsible for partnering with senior commercial leaders of pharma, biotech, and medical devices companies to help drive revenue growth for their products across their life cycle. Prior to joining Indegene, Gaurav held various marketing positions in the Indian pharma industry. He holds a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from St John's College, Bangalore, India, and an MBA degree from ENPC, Paris.

Anand Kiran
Anand Kiran
Cofounder & Executive Vice President – Global Operations

Anand is one of the cofounders and heads the global delivery operations of Indegene including processes, quality, and people development. In particular, he is responsible for the R&D, Clinical and Medical capabilities, and leads cross-functional teams that bring strategy, subject expertise, and technologies together to create IP in this space and craft solutions for life sciences clients worldwide. With over 27 years of experience in clinical research, pharma sales, and marketing, he has been successful in managing products from development to commercialization. Prior to joining Indegene, Anand managed the neuropsychiatry product portfolio of Micro Labs Ltd. He holds a master's degree in Pharmacy from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and an MBA degree from B.K. School of Business Management, Ahmedabad, India.

Sameer Lal
Sameer Lal
Senior Vice President – Business Development

Sameer heads the Key Account Management portfolio and is responsible for managing a team of professionals across the globe with a mandate to grow Indegene's business across service lines. He is also the global client partner for several of the top accounts at Indegene. Sameer also heads a business unit at Indegene focusing on services to Medical Affairs functions in life sciences companies. Sameer drives the overall P&L through sales and marketing efforts, capability building, innovation, and delivery. He is also responsible for setting up a new service line (value proposition, capability mix, resourcing, external partnership, and key client wins) to increase market penetration and drive business growth.

Sameer has over 23 years of experience both in the pharmaceutical industry as well as on the services front. Prior to joining Indegene, Sameer has served in a variety of leadership roles in companies like GlaxoSmithKline and Sudler & Hennessey. His expertise lies in building long-term strategic client relationships, developing programs to address specific business problems, and effectively executing the set objectives.

Sameer holds an MBA in Marketing and a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Technology.

Vivek Ghai
Vivek Ghai
Senior Vice President – Enterprise Marketing and Customer Experience Solutions

Vivek has over 25 years of experience in sales and operational leadership roles, including over 5 years at Indegene. At Indegene, he has deployed new commercial models and supported commercial transformation through optimization of digital supply chain. He is responsible for setting up 1000+ capacity offshore service centers in India and China. Previously, Vivek had led life sciences vertical practice for a top-tier IT/BPO services company. He has successfully led new business acquisition efforts with top 20 life sciences companies. With his vast experience in partnering with IT, Marketing, Medical, R&D, and Global Business Services functions, he has created and nurtured relationships with fortune 100 clients. He is a BTech graduate from IIT Mumbai, India, and holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from NMIMS Mumbai, India.

Suhas Prabhu
Suhas Prabhu
Senior Vice President – Finance & Legal

Suhas has broad experience in all aspects of accounting, auditing, and financial management. He has 15 years of direct experience working with IT and services companies and financial consulting (audit services) and has a keen interest in start-ups and early-stage hi-growth companies. He specializes in financial analysis and modeling, mergers and acquisition, and international tax. He has been associated with Indegene for over 11 years. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from the Mangalore University and is an Associate Chartered Accountant – Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Tarun Mathur
Tarun Mathur
Chief Technology Officer

Tarun has over 27 years of experience and has been associated with Indegene for the past 17+ years. He leads the technology domain at Indegene and his responsibilities include development of technology-based solutions focused on the healthcare industry. His strengths lie in his technological expertise and business acumen, which help in developing various platforms and next-generation IT solutions.

Shouvanik Chatterjee
Shouvanik Chatterjee
Senior Vice President – Corporate Development

Shouvanik possesses an industry experience of 2 decades and leads Corporate Development at Indegene. He primarily focuses on emerging application of analytics, big data, and digital transformation for life sciences and healthcare Industries. As an early adapter of analytics and insight in marketing, operations, and risk management, he is well versed in incubating new business units for mature corporations. Shouvanik firmly believes in creating value by bringing together diverse, large teams and aligning them to drive stated business goals. Most recently, he served as the COO of the Encima Group prior to its acquisition by Indegene and led the integration of the 2 companies. He holds an Undergraduate Degree in Economics, Statistics & Business from South Gujarat University, India, and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Mumbai, India.

Marut Setia
Marut Setia
Senior Vice President – Emerging Markets & Devices

Marut is a senior healthcare executive who is passionate about growing business and a marketeer focused on enhancing organizational competitiveness. He is an advocate of a start-up mindset in large organizations and believes that the next generation of solutions in healthcare will come from companies that are nimble in responding to new opportunities. His main areas of expertise include P&L Leadership, business transformation, incubating new businesses, revenue marketing, and finance management. Marut has spent over 13 years in GE Healthcare gaining multiple experiences and also was part of the executive leadership team as Chief Marketing Officer for South Asia and P&L leader for education solutions across South Asia and Africa. Marut is an MBA graduate and an alumnus of IIT, Delhi.

Timothy Moore
Timothy Moore
Senior Vice President - Biotech Commercialization

Tim Moore has 30 years of experience in both large and small biopharmaceutical companies. Tim spent 20 of these years at Pfizer where he served in a broad range of commercial functions. Tim was also a partner in strategy consulting where he focused on helping biopharma companies develop and execute unique and successful commercialization strategies. Most recently he was the Chief Commercial Officer of Syqe Medical. Tim is responsible for building and scaling Indegene's emerging biotech business globally by leveraging Indegene's world-class capabilities in R&D, medical, and commercial operations to help emerging biopharma companies deliver their products more successfully, more quickly, and more profitably to patients who desperately need them. Tim graduated from the College of William and Mary and subsequently received an MBA from Xavier University.

Ram Yeleswarapu
Ram Yeleswarapu
Senior Vice President, Indegene Clinical

Ram brings more than 25 years of life sciences industry experience and expertise spanning clinical development and postmarket support. He is responsible for establishing and growing the Indegene clinical business with a focus on clinical digital transformation initiatives across large pharma and emerging biotech. As an entrepreneur, he earlier cofounded and led the global growth of a full-service CRO. At Indegene, he leverages insights from real-world data, cutting-edge digital technologies, deep domain expertise, and global delivery to orchestrate digital first propositions across data, content, and core clinical development operations. Ram is an alumnus of IIT, Madras.

Management

Jamie Peck
Jamie Peck
Vice President – Business Development

Jamie has spent more than 25 years focusing on how to make result-driven channels, primarily digital, and he works hard to achieve maximum commercial impact for pharmaceutical brands across different therapeutic areas. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, USA.

Junaid Khan
Junaid Khan
Vice President – Marketing Services

Junaid has been associated with Indegene for over 6 years and has been instrumental in providing healthcare marketing solutions to our clients who cater to patients, members, and healthcare providers. He has been creating and delivering customer experience throughout the patient and HCP journeys. He specializes in multichannel marketing strategy, brand management, analytics, CX, MCM campaigns, integrated digital media, and consulting and advisory services. He holds a Master's degree in Business Administration in the field of Marketing from the University of Houston, USA.

Bina Patil
Bina Patil
Vice President – Human Resources

Bina leads the Human Resources unit of Indegene. She has over 22 years of experience, including over 11 years of experience at Indegene, in Talent Management, Team Development, and Global Systems. She holds a Degree in Bachelor of Arts from the Bangalore University, India and a Master of Social Work degree from the Pune University, India.

Marc Valdiviezo
Marc Valdiviezo
Vice President – Business Development

Marc heads the MCM and CLM business development in the United States. His strengths lie in business development, global marketing strategy, new product launch, closed-loop marketing, and multichannel marketing. He has more than 20 years of industry experience and was previously associated with Pfizer and Sanofi. He holds a Diploma in Economics and Business from Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration in the fields of Finance and Marketing from Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany.

Dr Saurabh Jain
Dr Saurabh Jain
Vice President - Co-Commercialization & China Operations

Saurabh has worked on new commercial models and has addressed the challenges within the pharma industry around engagement with the key stakeholders. With over 17 years of industry experience, he has helped industry players to engage stakeholders (HCPs/Nurses/Pharmacists/Payers/Internal Reps/Patients, and other teams) in a more engaging manner through various digital channels and media. He has also established Medical Engagement Centers for Multichannel Marketing (MCM), Medical Information Management (MIM), and Patient Engagement Programs across the globe. Saurabh also has a strong interest in accredited CME programs; he has worked extensively on CME/CPD projects across Asia Pacific (India, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Philippines) and Europe, with the respective International Center of Excellence. He pursued his MBBS from the Bangalore University, India

Subrato Majumdar
Subrato Majumdar
Vice President – Business Development & Sales Excellence

Subrato is responsible for sales and business development in developed markets. He has 25+ years of experience in sales, account management, enterprise solutions and in driving sales excellence. His life sciences experience spans the gamut from commercial transformation to operational excellence in clinical development and sustained compliance in manufacturing and supply chain.

Prior to joining Indegene, he led client services for digital transformation at Cognizant. In the past, Subrato has held various leadership positions in sales and operations at Deloitte, Capgemini, Hewlett Packard Consulting and IBM. Subrato has completed M.S. in Technology Management from the University of Pennsylvania (Program of Penn Engineering and Wharton School) and MBA from the Bharathidasan University.

Vinod Badami
Vinod Badami
Vice President – Data & Analytics

Vinod leads Indegene's Data and Analytics business unit and is responsible for revenue growth, operations and innovation as it relates to driving data-driven transformation across the value chain of the life sciences industry. He is a seasoned leader with a successful track record of advising Fortune 500 companies in transforming their business by leveraging data as an asset. He has built multiple consulting practices with a focus on Business Intelligence, Enterprise Analytics and Data Management.

Prior to joining Indegene, Vinod worked with Deloitte Consulting as a leader in their Analytics and Cognitive practice and prior to that was associated with IBM and iGate Patni. Vinod has completed his M.S. in Telecommunications and Computer Science from Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.

Nitin Raizada
Nitin Raizada
Vice President - Enterprise Marketing and Customer Experience Solutions

Nitin brings close to 21+ years of experience across the healthcare & life sciences sector with technology depth ranging from enterprise applications to the new age digital, artificial intelligence, big data, and advanced analytics paradigms. He brings in expertise around a large spectrum of life sciences business challenges ranging from patient engagement platforms, digital health and medicine solutions, drug launch and commercialization, real world-evidence, digital trials, smart supply chain solutions combining deep subject matter knowledge, digital acumen, partner ecosystems, organization leadership, and team-building capabilities.

Nitin leads Indegene's commercial innovation through a variety of transformative digital solutions & enabled services around emerging commercial models in life sciences. He is focused on helping clients chart the next generation of HCP and patients engagement through a merge of deep domain expertise, content capabilities, technology, operations, and analytics. Nitin has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and a postgraduate diploma in industrial management.

Kay Uttech
Kay Uttech
Vice President - Strategic Initiatives

Kay leads the field medical services line for Indegene. She has nearly 20 years' experience in medical affairs for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry with leadership of and expertise in field medical teams, medical information and communication, medical affairs operations, management consulting, and operational excellence. Her focus has been on scientific communication and insights identification to optimize patient outcomes. She holds a PharmD from the University of North Carolina and an MA in bioethics and healthcare policy from Loyola University in Chicago.

Sudip Sinha
Sudip Sinha
Vice President, Digital CRO

Sudip is a Senior Management Professional with 25 years of experience in Healthcare Leadership for Pharmaceutical Multinationals as well as with Contract Research Organizations (CROs). Sudip has monitored a large number of Phase I to IV clinical studies (involving cross-functional teams) across therapeutic areas in various roles and capacities in Asia, US, and EU Markets. He is Six Sigma Black Belt Certified and has managed and overseen the Global Quality Assurance Function, ensuring compliance at Site and Country Level. Sudip has proven expertise in successfully deconstructing complex situations into comprehensible streamlined process workflows at past companies, which resulted in increased revenue, reduced cycle time, and improved productivity and profitability. At Indegene, Sudip is focused on building operational capabilities, next-gen solutions, and differentiators that will drive success for Indegene's CRO initiative. Sudip has a postgraduation in Molecular Biology from Pune University and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

Howard Genderson
Howard Genderson
Vice President - Biotech Strategy and Business Development

Howard is responsible for the Business Development and Strategy for Indegene's biotech sector business globally. Before joining Indegene, he was Vice President of Pfizer's Patient Health & Impact group, where he led Global HEOR, MA, and Pricing for Pfizer's largest business unit. In his 31-year stint at Pfizer, Howard held numerous commercial and operational roles, including sales leadership, leadership development, and senior roles in a start-up business unit.

At Indegene, Howard will focus on partnering with emerging biotech companies to deliver their products, to the patients who desperately need them, efficiently and cost-effectively by leveraging our capabilities in R&D, medical, and commercial. He will also help drive the expansion of Indegene's comprehensive market access unit. Howard holds a bachelor's degree from The College of William and Mary, USA, and an MBA from Saint Joseph’s University, USA. He is also the recipient of the prestigious L. Jones Tucker Award (1988-1989).

Soundarya Mahalingam
Soundarya Mahalingam
Vice President – Corporate Planning

Soundarya is responsible for overall planning, forecasting, and reporting of financial and operation metrics for the company. She drives consensus among multiple stakeholders based on future needs by partnering with Indegene's various business units, enabling functions, the executive leadership, and the board.

Soundarya comes from GE Healthcare, where she was leading Financial Planning and Analysis for South Asia. She managed relations with executive leadership and joint venture partners, led "Make in India" initiatives, and enabled government advocacy and new partnerships. Soundarya has been part of GE's Leadership Programs – Finance Management Program and Corporate Audit Staff and also led GE Women's Network for Healthcare sites. She also has prior work experience with TVS Motors and Hewlett Packard. Soundarya is a qualified Cost & Works Accountant and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from S P Jain Institute of Management and Research.

Dr. Vishal Shah
Dr. Vishal Shah
Vice President - Leadership and Organizational Development

Vishal has a judicious mix of corporate and academic backgrounds, which he brings to our strategic Human Resources function. In a career spanning 22 years, he has worked in industries such as IT services, Fintech and Retail while handling diverse roles in HR, Sales, and Consulting. His passion for people and people development has seen him handle global roles in Leadership, Talent, Culture and Organization Development in companies such as Paytm, Wipro and iDiscoveri, an education and learning start-up. He has published in international journals and presented in international conferences. Vishal holds a Master’s in Business Administration and a PhD in Organization Capability from IIM Bangalore