Lead Consultant, Life Sciences Regulatory Compliance, Infosys
Backed by 23 years of professional experience, David is currently responsible for regulatory compliance
and IT quality management in the Life Sciences consulting team.
Having spent the last 16+ years of his career in life sciences, David has spent the last three years with Infosys in a
variety of roles – quality and test leader for an application migration project involving 200+ applications; quality leader
for a technology refresh project for top 20 business critical manufacturing applications; and business analyst for
enterprise document management and regulatory submissions management systems. In addition, he is considered a driving force
behind the implementation of SOX IT General Controls.
Some of the key elements in David’s blog are IT compliance in general, governance, risk and compliance (GRC) and
Principal – Life Science Business Consulting, Infosys
With more than 17 years of professional experience in business consulting, Deepak Bundela is a Principal
Consultant for the Infosys Life Sciences Business Consulting unit. This experience has served him well in developing the
company’s clinical supply chain management and medical device tracking solution. A prominent thought leader and solution
architect, he specializes in clinical supply chain for pharma and medical device industries, and device track and trace.
Deepak will share his views on topics such as supply chain management, IT tools, medical device tracking, and unique
device identification (UDI).
Senior Consultant – Life Sciences and Services (Oracle), Infosys
As a Senior Consultant in the OBIEE team, Gaurav provides high-quality and value-adding consulting
solutions to customers within the guidelines, norms, and policies of the company.
Gaurav is an industry professional with over eight years of experience and will bring best practices from this experience
to his blog posts. He will share his views on topics such as Oracle technologies.
Partner, Global Life Sciences Consulting, Infosys Lodestone
Crauwels drives a global team specialized in complex supply chain solutions. The services encompass
strategy definition and implementation of clinical supply chain process improvements. In 2008, he extended the consulting
organization with a technology team to develop innovative solutions for the R&D supply chain. The technology – CTSM Add-On
Suite for ERP – enables end-to-end supply chain management which is unique in the industry. He has written several white
papers about supply chain management innovation for pharmaceutical industry. His current research focuses on virtualization
of R&D, manufacturing and quality information, and on patient-oriented R&D supply chains impacting all life sciences
Partner – Management Consulting Services, Global Life Sciences, Infosys
Kamal Biswas leads the Life Sciences Consulting practice at Infosys. He is the author of Pharma’s
Prescription: How the Right Technology Can Save the Pharmaceutical Business, published by Elsevier Inc.
Kamal’s career spans close to two decades in the pharmaceutical industry and management consulting. He spent 10 years in
pharmaceutical manufacturing operations, technical R&D, and new product launches before moving into management consulting.
This experience has served him well in developing several technology-driven solutions that have helped pharmaceutical
companies transform business functions to enhance business values.
Kamal has worked in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Prior to Infosys, he worked with a number of pharmaceutical majors,
including Ciba Geigy, Novartis, Pfizer, GSK, Aventis, J&J, and BMS. He is a strategist and evangelist of pharmaceutical
business transformation through non-traditional methods and is a frequent speaker at industry councils.
Kamal attended business school for international marketing and holds a Master’s degree in engineering and technology. He
is a certified ISO9000 Quality Auditor and is a member of the board in several industry forums.
Associate Consultant, Life Sciences, Infosys
Dr. Kavya Gupta has seven months of experience at Infosys, and is responsible for providing clinical
trials and high quality value-adding consulting solutions for global life sciences corporations.
She is an MBA from NMIMS in pharmaceutical management and is a registered dentist with the Dental Council
of India. As a dentist, Kavya has been part of many large-scale medical camps such as Rahat and the Lifeline Express
She will be blogging on the processes in the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare, and patient-safety data management
for life science corporations.
Project Manager, Life Sciences, Infosys
With over a decade of experience in computer system validation and regulatory compliance, Mallika is a
Lead Consultant in the Life Sciences consulting team.
During her tenure at Infosys, she has been bestowed with numerous prestigious awards for systems and process. In
addition, she has filed a patent for an automated validation solution and has written a paper for one of the leading agile
Mallika will blog on topics that interest her, including compliance and regulations, computer system validation, cloud,
big data, and genomics.
Service Design and Introduction Manager, Infosys
With over two years of experience, Manish Kumar is adept at adopting ITIL processes as per client
requirements. Manish has handled more than 30 project delivery assignments for various clients, and has monitored these
programs post go-live ensuring that issues are resolved in a timely manner.
He is also responsible for delivering service transition projects that are in line with recognized best practice
methodologies, producing detailed service support plans to manage interdependencies, ensuring that commercial project
milestones are agreed upon and published, and reviewing outcomes of service transition.
Manish will share his insights about service management through his blogs.
Senior Associate Consultant - Life Sciences
With more than four years of experience, Pooja Durgad currently
serves as the Senior Associate Consultant and is working on risk based monitoring in clinical discovery.
She has been associated with Infosys Life Sciences unit for more than four years. Pooja has been aligned with solution
team in Research and Development and has worked on clinical data for one of the top ten pharmaceutical companies. She has
successfully published a paper in PLOS ONE on ‘Customization of the Exome Data Analysis Pipeline Using a Combinatorial
In her blog posts, Pooja will share seasoned expert’s view on research and discovery, and clinical discovery.
Principal Consultant, Regulatory Compliance – Life Science, Infosys
Pranav is backed by more than 12 years of experience in the IT industry. As a Principal Consultant, he is
specialized in – compliance advisory, process definition, CSV, internal / external audit management (SOX, GXP), pharma
regulations, level-1 monitoring setup, and validation consultancy.
Having spent the larger part of his career at Infosys, Pranav is responsible for validating leads for large projects,
designing process framework, creating solutions for SOD, security, audit management, and streamlining processes.
Pranav will blog chiefly on pharma regulations.
Associate Vice President & SAP Practice Manager, Infosys
With more than 17 years of experience in the professional world, Ramesh is responsible for delivering SAP
programs to life sciences clients, defining solutions, and providing consulting expertise in pre-sales. At Infosys, he has
held several positions in sales and delivery for SAP, Oracle, and Supply Chain Management.
For the last eight years, Ramesh has been associated with life sciences as head of SAP services globally. He is
responsible for delivering and growing the SAP business in the Life Sciences industry unit. He works closely with SAP AG and
is instrumental in defining and launching multiple solutions on SAP platform. In addition, he drives AMS transformation
agenda for marquee clients and helps them mature these services.
Prior to his current role, Ramesh was the Sales and Engagement Manager for SAP and Oracle services in Japan.
Consultant, Life Sciences Consulting, Infosys
Shruti has more than seven years of specialized experience in the academia. As a consultant, she is
responsible for the functional and strategic direction of life sciences and related research and development.
During her tenure at Infosys, Shruti has directly been involved in developing a platform for drug discovery – research
and development. Prior to Infosys, she gained scientific research experience while working at Columbia University Medical
Center, New York.
Shruti has earned a Doctor of Philosophy in computational biology from Norway. She is a published author with seven
peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters. She is also a reviewer in multiple international peer-reviewed scientific
Shruti will write about her research in the field of life sciences – the role of big data analytics, cloud computing and
next-generation sequencing data analytics, and storage.
Senior Associate Consultant – Process and Domain Consulting, Life Sciences,
Yasar has about three years of experience in process and domain consulting, and life sciences with sales
and marketing as primary areas of practice. At Infosys, he is responsible for providing high-quality and value-adding
consulting solutions for global life sciences corporations. He specializes in digital transformation, content management,
and business process re-engineering.
Yasar will blog on process optimization for life science corporations.