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Implementing AI at Life sciences Companies


Lessons from implementing AI at pharma and life science companies
Who is this presentation for?
Technical and business leaders
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What you'll learn?
- Lessons from implementing AI at pharma companies - Setting up business strategy and operating model - Operating model for implementing AI


SIDDHARTHA BHATTACHARYA (Sidd) Ph: 484-264-0153; email- SUMMARY Global executive with unique expertise intersecting healthcare operations, AI, design and product management spanning healthcare and life sciences companies Core competencies include: technology strategy, AI product development, experience design, change management, and complex transformation program delivery PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PwC Consulting, Healthcare Analytics and AI, Philadelphia Feb 2011 - Present  Conceptualized, designed and built industry first Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled product enabling intelligent automation in the pharmaceutical R&D domain (area: pharmacovigilance)  The AI product generated over $20M in revenues for PwC and enabled a top 15 pharmaceutical company to save over $10M in cost  Lead advisor to Sr. leadership at Fortune 500 companies. Advising on Artificial Intelligence strategy and implementation  Currently leading PwC Healthcare AI team focused on delivering AI transformation projects ranging from strategy to building and delivering AI enabled products  AI thought leader and key speaker at multiple industry and AI conferences  Managed team of over 40 employees and directly supported executive leadership at client (over 10 senior vice presidents) to develop future state organization for pharma R&D  Led post-merger integration of R&D functions for a global pharma company, identified & implemented synergy opportunities of over $300MM  Led development of IT growth strategy for a biotechnology company and defined future state vision for delivering services in a global virtual model  Lead IT and F&A outsourcing project for a life-sciences company leading to over $50MM in cost savings Deloitte Consulting, Business transformation Consultant, New York Sept 2008 - Feb 2011  Developed technology strategy & led quality validation of enterprise wide application for a global medical device company  Led a team of 15 onsite & offshore engineers & designers, defined user requirements, designed developed & tested new product while achieving 100% compliance with all delivery timelines  Led cross functional process design workshops and standardized processes across multiple business units Ernst & Young LLP, IT Organizational Role Design, New York June 2007 - August 2007  Performed detailed analysis of existing organizational role structure & suggested alternate assignments  Assisted in analyzing anticipated impact on existing business process due to change in IT role structure  Collaborated with onsite & offshore technical team; successfully migrated over 1500 users to a new role structure  Developed and presented regular project dashboard to senior management Just Born Inc, Business Consultant, Bethlehem, PA Part time: Jan 2007 - Sept 2008  Performed detailed operational analysis, identified opportunities for improvement and prepared a comprehensive productivity improvement plan. Overall saving estimated in $1-$5 million range  Led vendor selection & designed governance structure of a mid-sized IT systems outsourcing project  Supported management team in initial negotiation, contract definition & overall project implementation Mahindra Satyam Business Analyst, India August 2004 - August 2006  Led design teams in negotiations with Fortune 500 Healthcare clients, on viable design solutions & project delivery schedules  Assisted project management in developing plan for increasing sales of outsourced projects  Increased team productivity by 10% by implementing innovative mentor-based training programs & ensuring better management of available manpower resources  Worked directly with senior management to execute strategic manpower planning, resource forecasting, & risk management activities Education  Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA May 2008 Master Business Administration (MBA)  College of Engineering, Utkal University, India June 2004 Bachelor of Engineering- Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering