09 January 2019 | News
Chilukuri brings 19 years of experience in healthcare technology.
Medidata has announced the addition of executive vice president of Digital and AI Solutions, Sastry Chilukuri to its senior leadership team.
As the most used platform in life sciences, and with its comprehensive clinical data assets, Medidata applies artificial intelligence and advanced analytics to help clients deliver innovative therapies. Chilukuri will be responsible for accelerating the development, go-to-market, and delivery of these capabilities.
Chilukuri brings 19 years of experience in healthcare technology. He most recently was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he worked for 12 years advising bio-pharma, medical device, technology, public sector and regulatory clients around the world. Prior to that he worked for GE Healthcare in software engineering, product development and operations.
“Sastry brings tremendous experience and vision to our team, and will work closely with our clients to deliver breakthrough therapies in the age of precision medicine,” said Tarek Sherif, chairman and chief executive officer, Medidata. “The breadth and depth of his thought leadership on the impact of digital and AI across the life sciences value chain is unmatched.”
“I am excited to join the company leading the digital revolution in life sciences. I look forward to helping our clients accelerate their transformation, and maximize the value from AI and analytics,” said Chilukuri.
Chilukuri holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University; a Master of Science from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India.