Our Leadership

Manish Gupta

Manish Gupta

Cofounder & 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.

Sridhar V

Sridhar V

Senior Vice President – Multichannel Marketing, Brand & Training Solutions

Sridhar has over 41 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including 26 years at GlaxoSmithKline and 8 years at Indegene across different countries, markets, and therapeutic areas. He also has more than 23 years of experience in managing P&L at country and regional levels. At Indegene, Sridhar leads the delivery operations in the MCM, Training Solutions, and Global Brand Solutions business units, providing engagement solutions to the global leaders in pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Prior to being associated with Indegene, he was engaged with British Biologicals as Executive Director, managing the operations with around 650 employees with P&L responsibilities. He was also associated with Micro Nova, a division of Micro Labs, as Executive Vice President – Marketing, for 2 years, responsible for overall marketing, sales, business development, and logistics management with more than 500 field personnel.

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.