Executive Leadership

World Wide

  • Manish Gupta

    Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
  • Manish is one of the co-founders and serves as the member of the board and CEO of Indegene. In the last 2 decades, he has led the company's strategy, M&A, and capability development and spearheaded the global initiatives. He splits his time between the United States, China, and India offices, driving thought leadership, organizational development, and market-expansion initiatives. He is considered to be among one of the industry's foremost leaders in building multinational healthcare-focused teams. Previously, he was associated with Infosys. He has a bachelor’s degree in technology from IIT-BHU, Varanasi, and an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad.

  • Dr. Rajesh Nair

    Co-Founder and President
  • Dr. Rajesh has close to 2 decades of experience in clinical medicine, global healthcare, and lifescience and has held positions in corporate, M&A, and general management. Prior to being associated with Indegene, he headed the Biotech division at Sarabhai group. He is a physician and has an MBA from IIM-A.

  • Dr. Sanjay Parikh

    Co-Founder and Executive Vice President
  • Dr. Sanjay drives core initiatives in all of the Europe. He has over 2 decades of experience in business development and operations in healthcare, medical devices, and pharma. He has a proven track record in market development across geographies and good understanding of pharma and healthcare landscape worldwide. Prior to Indegene, he was a healthcare venture partner at a large British venture capital firm. Dr. Parikh has a B.Tech degree from IIT-B and a PhD in Biomed Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, United States.

  • Denis Martineau

    Vice Chairman
  • Denis has 32 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, consumer product, and medical communication industries, including 4 years at Indegene. He founded Aptilon and developed its unique business model as a pioneer in the eDetailing and Virtual Physician Communication space. Prior to Aptilon, Denis led a number of international-scale research projects in artificial intelligence and various high-tech missions in Europe with the collaboration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Canada and other European officials. He has had the opportunity to create other Internet-related businesses and to lead 2 previous companies through a complete IPO process. Denis has extensive expertise in driving M&A and financing activities in the healthcare software, e-business, and service industries.

  • Gaurav Kapoor

    Co-Founder and Executive Vice President
  • Gaurav is one of the co-founders and serves as the EVP of India, Australia, and Southeast Asia sales at Indegene. He has more than a decade of experience in the pharma industry in various positions, including product management, international marketing, marketing management, and general management. Prior to Indegene, Gaurav was managing the cardiovascular product portfolio at Torrent pharma. He holds a bachelor's degree in pharmacy from St. John’s College, Bangalore, and an MBA from ENPC, Paris.

  • Anand Kiran

    Co-Founder and Executive Vice President
  • Anand is one of the co-founders and serves as EVP of all delivery operations including processes, quality, and people development at Indegene. With over 23 years of experience in clinical research, pharma sales, and marketing, he has been successful in managing products from development to commercialization. Prior to Indegene, Anand managed the neuropsychiatry product portfolio of Micro Labs. He has a Master's degree in Pharmacy from BIT and an MBA from B.K. School of Management, Ahmedabad.

  • Sanjay Virmani

    Executive Vice President
  • Sanjay leads strategic initiatives at Indegene and is responsible for new businesses in technology, customer engagement, and analytics. He has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, with 11 years at Indegene, both on the commercial side and in operations. Previously, he was the CEO of a leading medical education provider for physicians and other healthcare practitioners in the United States. He has been working extensively in several therapeutic categories and disease states and collaborating closely with many leading medical schools. His leisure pursuits include studying geopolitics, collecting ancient board-games, and playing golf and fencing.