Rithesh Phalaksha

Rithesh leads digital solutions and technology acceleration teams in Novartis, my current responsibilitiesincludethe digitization of customer experience and day to day operationsand also innovating and incubating novel technologies like sensors/IOT, intelligent process automation, bigdata and real-time advanced analytics in the regulated life sciences environment. This is done in an integrated, well-sequenced way to achieve step-change improvements in drug development, delivery, customer experience, and cost.Rithesh’ s passion to digitize the clinical trial process started in 2011 while digitizing field monitoring activities and later as a founder member of trial of the future team incubating and leading going data-driven initiatives.Rithesh has been with Novartis for 13 years, he joined Novartis as Business Intelligence Consultant and worked in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility, including set up and scale teams in mobility, social media, data science and analytics. Rithesh considers himself as a student of life and strongly believes in continuous learning, unlearning and re-learning.