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THE171: PodMAX / Propelify – Rethinking Access To Clinical Trials to Administer Care Faster

Our Guest is Rama K. Rao

Rama K. Rao

This episode was recorded at an exclusive event called PodMAX / Propelify where founders had an opportunity to share their stories and knowledge.

Special guest host Amber Fuhriman of Success Development Solutions leads the conversation down a path of insights, solutions, and collaboration.

Join the us for our next event at www.podmax.co

And grab your virtual seat for the next Propelify Innovation Festival on October 5-9 at www.propelify.com

This episode was recorded at an exclusive event called PodMAX / Propelify where founders had an opportunity to share their stories and knowledge.

Special guest host of the <name of their podcast OR company> leads the conversation down a path of insights, solutions, and collaboration.

Join the us for our next event at www.podmax.co

And grab your virtual seat for the next Propelify Innovation Festival on October 5-9 at www.propelify.com

RAMA K. RAO

Rama is an entrepreneur who is passionate about developing solutions to accelerate clinical trials/improve healthcare He is currently the CEO/Founder of an innovative Clinical Trials Management and Finance company in NJ, USA and has been a speaker at many leading blockchain/Clinical Trials conferences in the world.

He also is an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. NJ, where he initiated the first course on Blockchains for MBAs in 2019. Prior to being an entrepreneur, he was the CFO for Novartis Pharma Canada and later Russia, where, as a member of the Russian executive team he participated in setting the strategic and operational direction of the Pharma organization in Russia.

He also served for a brief period as an interim CEO in Russia. Rama’s roles over 27 years at Novartis and Eli Lilly, have included being the Global Development Finance Head for Oncology Global Development, and Lead Faculty for Novartis’s R&D Finance College – that trained over 150 associates in R&D Finance.

He also served as the CFO for Novartis Canada. He has served as a regional finance head for the Novartis Oncology InterContinental Region (seventy-four countries) at its inception. Furthermore, he served as a Financial Advisor in Lilly’s M&A group at their Corporate Finance and Investment Banking Unit, and, helped to set up Lilly’s operations in Africa and India.

He is a member of the CFA Institute, holds an MBA from INSEAD, and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, a B.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, is bilingual in English & French, and has worked in seven countries

 

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