Leadership Team

Executive Team

Leadership Team

Aman Wasan

Vice President,

Global Client Partners

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Anil Kumar Maurya

Senior Vice President,

Technology and Engineering

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David Ingraham

Vice President,

Professional Services

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Dr. Ramprasad Govindarajan

Associate Vice President,

Presales

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Emmanuel Belabe

Associate Vice President,

Safety

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Frank Pacella

Senior Vice President, Cloud

Operations & Customer Support

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Katsuhiko Niga

Vice President,

ArisGlobal Japan

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Pratyusha Pallavi

Associate Director,

Regulatory

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Praveen Hebballi

Vice President,

Finance and Legal

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Sai Balakrishnan

Vice President, EPD,

Shared Services

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Sam Stein

Vice President,

Marketing & Commercial Strategy

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Sandeep Mahagaonkar

Associate Director,

Medical Affairs and Quality

Sharad Prakash

Vice President,

Signaling and Risk Management

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Simon Sparkes

Executive Vice President,

Medical Affairs and Quality

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Sondra Pepe

Senior Director,

Clinical

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Suchin Sudhakaran

Chief Information

Security Officer

Swetha Kannan

Sr. Director,

Professional Services – Europe

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Wim Cypers

Senior Vice President,

Product Innovation

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Ye Zha

Country Head,

ArisGlobal China

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Aman Wasan

Vice President,
Global Client Partners

Aman heads the Global Client Partners organization at ArisGlobal. In this role, he is responsible for commercial as well as account management strategy for ArisGlobal’s existing customers globally. Aman previously served as Vice President of ArisGlobal’s Safety business unit, allowing him to bring unique product management perspective to our existing customers. Prior to ArisGlobal, Aman held increasingly senior roles at BioClinica, in support of large scale safety case processing initiatives for top global life sciences firms.

Anil Kumar Maurya

Senior Vice President,
Technology and Engineering
Anil Kumar Maurya serves as ArisGlobal’s SVP of Technology and Engineering, overseeing the company’s software development and engineering. Anil started at ArisGlobal in 1986 and was instrumental in building the industry’s first drug safety system, ARISg. After his first stint at ArisGlobal, Anil worked at Fiserve for 16 years, heading their product development teams as Vice President. Anil rejoined ArisGlobal in 2019. Anil graduated B.Tech from IIT Roorkee and M.Tech (Computer science) from IIT Delhi.

David Ingraham

Vice President,
Professional Services

David serves as Vice President and Head of ArisGlobal’s Professional Services team. In this role, he oversees a global team of professionals responsible for implementations, project management and organizational change management. Prior to ArisGlobal, David was a Director at ArisGlobal sister company Synowledge for over 7 years and played an integral role in Synowledge’s growth leading up to their acquisition by Bioclinica in 2015.

Dr. Ramprasad Govindarajan

Associate Vice President,
Presales

Dr. Ram Govindarajan leads ArisGlobal’s Presales function, serving as a partner to our customers and commercial teams, and ensuring solution engineering excellence. Prior to leading Presales, Dr. Ram served as ArisGlobal’s Head of Professional Services – Europe. Before joining ArisGlobal, Dr. Ram held positions of increasing responsiblity at ArisGlobal sister company Synowledge, helping it grow to an eventual acquisition by BioClinica.

Emmanuel Belabe

Associate Vice President,
Safety

Emmanuel Belabe, better known as “Manny”, has worked within ArisGlobal in a number of different roles over his 15 years with the company. During that time, he developed an approach that sought to educate clients on best practices for leveraging ArisGlobal products, while advocating on the best way to deliver additional value through the implementation of additional ArisGlobal solutions. This led to his current role of Product Owner for Safety Solutions, where he will be responsible for implementing tightly integrated tools that fit within the company’s vision of providing a unified platform across all R&D domains.

Frank Pacella

Senior Vice President, Cloud Operations & Customer Support

Frank Pacella serves as ArisGlobal’s SVP, Cloud Operations & Customer Support, overseeing LifeSphere’s cloud architecture, DevOps, IT, support and customer success management functions. Prior to joining ArisGlobal, Frank was VP of Core Services at Global Eagle, a publicly-traded provider of satellite-based broadband connectivity, where he oversaw development of cloud applications and cloud operations.

Katsuhiko Niga

Vice President,
ArisGlobal Japan

Katsuhiko is the Regional Director for ArisGlobal’s Japan office, where he manages clients from Japan, China and Korea. Previous to ArisGlobal, Katsuhiko was Japanese President of WorldOne K.K., a medical market research company. Katsuhiko also worked for Phase Forward Japan K.K. in 2000 as Sales Director, and was promoted to Japanese President in 2006. Katsuhiko started his career as MR for Boehringer Ingelheim Japan, Inc., Marketing for GlaxoSmithKline K.K., and was the founder of Luminary Medical K.K. Katsuhiko graduated from the faculty of law at Doshisha University in Kyoto.

Pratyusha Pallavi

Associate Director,
Regulatory

Pratyusha heads the Regulatory Product organization at ArisGlobal. In this role, she is responsible for product strategy, roadmap and management of ArisGlobal’s LifeSphere Regulatory solution suite, leveraging ISP and her experience within ArisGlobal and the regulatory domain since 2009 to roll out market leading regulatory solutions. She is based in New Jersey, US. Prior to ArisGlobal, Pratyusha worked with GE Healthcare, leading teams to define and build Electronic Health Records and Clinical Information Systems. Pratyusha holds an MBA degree from S.P. Jain, Mumbai and B.E. degree in Computer Science from Pune University.

Praveen Hebballi

Vice President,
Finance and Legal

Praveen joined ArisGlobal in October 2017 as VP, Finance and Legal. In this capacity, Praveen is responsible for controllership, financial planning and analysis, taxation, treasury, procurement and assurance. He is also responsible for Legal and Commercial Operations. Prior to joining ArisGlobal, Praveen was the Director of Finance at Bioclinica. Praveen was also with Wipro Technologies for 15 years in various roles within the finance function, including business finance and controllership. Praveen holds a degree in cost and management accounting and a CPA from American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Sai Balakrishnan

Vice President – EPD,
Shared Services

Sai is responsible for overseeing all engineering and global safety customer support practices for ArisGlobal. In this capacity, he works closely with internal product management and process organization teams to design innovative, highly scalable and high performing Cloud-ready applications. Prior to ArisGlobal, Sai worked for Aptean (formerly Consona Inc.) as VP of Engineering. During his tenure, Sai also managed all of Aptean’s India Operations. Holding Leadership responsibilities for more than 15 years in Software Engineering, Sai completed the Engineering prior to many Certifications with Post Graduation Diploma from Annamalai University, India in 1985.

Sam Stein

Vice President,
Marketing & Commercial Strategy

Sam is responsible for all aspects of ArisGlobal’s marketing strategy and execution, bringing a wealth of experience defining go-to-market strategies in the enterprise software space. Prior to ArisGlobal, Sam led the life sciences and insurance business units at Exela Technologies, a publicly traded portfolio company of HGM and Apollo Global Management, and was responsible for defining and executing go-to-market strategy, overseeing sales, and marketing strategy. Prior to Exela, Sam worked in marketing and business development at various technology firms including Google, Crowdtap, Synowledge and Grey Advertising. Sam holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a BA from Vanderbilt University.

Sharad Prakash

Vice President,
Signaling and Risk Management

Sharad Prakash heads the LifeSphere Safety Analytics & Risk Management business unit at ArisGlobal, managing the company’s Signal Detection and Risk Management offerings. Previously, Sharad was the Founder/CEO at Medsight Solutions (later acquired by ArisGlobal), where he created Medsight Sapphire, a signaling and decision analytics platform for pharmacovigilance risk management. With more than 16 years of experience, Sharad has worked closely with numerous Pharmaceutical organizations and Regulatory agencies in key leadership roles, formulating strategic direction for life sciences solutions. Sharad holds a BE from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and an MBA from Stern School of Business, New York University.

Simon Sparkes

Executive Vice President,
Medical Affairs and Quality

After joining ArisGlobal in 1992, Simon Sparkes has held a number of key roles within the organization. Currently, Simon leads the Medical Affairs business unit developing the LifeSphere Medical Affairs compliance platform. Initially joining ArisGlobal in sales, Simon lead the global sales and marketing function before taking responsibility for European operations where he managed the sales, services and customer support functions. After a company reorganization, Simon took the role of head of product strategy, helping the company formulate and deliver its safety, clinical and medical information product lines. Before joining ArisGlobal, Simon studied Computers and Communication Systems initially starting his career in computer systems operations and networking.

Sondra Pepe

Senior Director,
Clinical

Sondra Pepe leads product management for ArisGlobal’s Clinical solution portfolio. In this role, she is responsible for defining clinical product strategy and roadmap, and overseeing the growth of the domain. Prior to ArisGlobal, Sondra gained nearly 20 years of experience in eClinical SaaS technology across a variety of companies and products, including leading roles in product management at Veeva and Medidata, working on CTMS, EDC and RTSM product sets.

Swetha Kannan

Sr. Director,
Professional Services – Europe

Swetha Kannan leads ArisGlobal’s European Professional Services team, overseeing the successful delivery of the LifeSphere platform to customers and large scale change management programs. Prior to ArisGlobal, Swetha served in a strategic capacity for various Health Systems, including the Ministry of Health Holdings in Singapore, UNICEF Health Program in Namibia, and NYU Langone Health in New York. She also spent many years in SaaS-based Solution Companies driving large-scale complex change for clients. She has served as Director for Global Managed Services with Orion Health, and as Chief of Staff for Professional Services, Products & Engineering with Edifecs Inc.

Wim Cypers

Senior Vice President,
Product Innovation
Wim Cypers has been with ArisGlobal for nearly 25 years. In this capacity, he heads all Regulatory business unit operations, including overall product vision, strategy, implementation, and success of ArisGlobal’s Regulatory solution suite. Wim has long standing experience in converting business requirements into application functionality; and consistently showing industry thought leadership in areas like IDMP. He has applied his pharmacist training into a keen understanding of how to solve complex business issues. Before focusing exclusively on ArisGlobal’s Regulatory business unit, Wim managed the company’s strategy and product management function for both the safety and regulatory solutions. Before joining ArisGlobal, Wim worked at Janssen Research Foundation in Belgium. He graduated as an industrial pharmacist at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. With a passion for spaceflight he works out of Belgium where he lives with his family.

Ye Zha

Country Head,
ArisGlobal China
Ye heads ArisGlobal China legal organization. In this role, she is responsible for China legal entity affairs as well as commercial, including business development and existing customers management all over Greater China region. Ye joined ArisGlobal the moment ArisGlobal was planning to build China business. Prior to ArisGlobal, Ye held commercial roles at GE healthcare for 9 years, with tremendous growth during account management and business development period. Ye came from life sciences and pharmaceutical background.