Siva has over 25 years of Life Sciences experience with almost 20 years in R&D. At ZS, Siva specialized in digitizing Safety and Regulatory business processes. Siva leads ZS’ safety practice. Siva’s expertise is in understanding the opportunities and challenges the industry faces in the R&D value chain and drive innovation using digital levers such as data sciences, AI / ML, mobility etc. In safety, Siva has experience leading PV operations including ISCR processing, aggregate report authoring, QA function in safety etc. across various pharma companies for service provider organizations. As part of digitizing and modernizing safety, Siva has vast experience implementing various safety databases (Argus, Veeva, ARISg), leading a build out of cutting edge industry IP to automate labeling and pharmacovigilance to reduce TAT and costs by 30-40% in both, working on content automation to accelerate aggregate reporting and label authoring, and creating data data lakes and data analytics infrastructure to obtain insights in PV space. Siva brings strong blend of leadership skills, hands on life sciences domain knowledge and technical know-how in AI / ML / Data sciences. Siva holds an engineering degree from India in computer science and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.