Venu Mallarapu, Brand Insights Contributor, Senior Director of Life Sciences and Global Head for the Cognizant R&D Solutions Group
Venu Mallarapu is a Senior Director of Life Sciences and Global Head for the Cognizant R&D Solutions Group. In his role, he is responsible for taking Cognizant’s R&D service offerings to clients across the globe. He is a trusted advisor and strategic partner to address clients’ challenges and realize their vision, goals and objectives.
Venu also manages multiple strategic partnerships with leading R&D platform vendors. He has over 23 years’ experience in business and IT advisory, strategic consulting, relationship and delivery management, with 15+ years of experience in life sciences R&D. He is a subject matter expert and thought leader in clinical, regulatory, quality and safety & pharmacovigilance functions. He has delivered strategy & transformation advisory consulting to top global pharma, biotech, vaccine and medical devices clients.
Venu has been a speaker at various life sciences and tech industry events and is a recognized thought leader in R&D with published articles. He is also an occasional blogger through his personal “Living on the Edge” blog.