Suresh Katta, Saama Technologies, Inc.

Suresh Katta, Saama Technologies, Inc.

Founder and CEO, Saama Technologies, Inc.

Suresh founded Saama Technologies in 1997, well before the collective global corporate conscience was aware of the extraordinary opportunities – and significant challenges – inherent in “big data.” Today, under Suresh’s visionary stewardship, Saama successfully harnesses and applies the power of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning to its award-winning, proprietary analytical solutions. By solving the life science industry’s pain points using a Data & Analytics driven disruptive approach, Saama enables pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to bring better drugs to market faster and cheaper than ever before. Under Suresh’s leadership, Saama’s solutions including LSAC cloud & RWE solutions have been named to Frost & Sullivan leader’s quadrant as well as PM360’s Most Innovative Product of 2018.

As one of the world’s most inspiring data analytics innovators, some of the recent industry recognitions for Suresh includes PM360’s 2018 ELITE Entrepreneur, PharmaVOICE 100’s Most Inspirational Leader. Suresh leads a talented global team, all of whom have D&A (data & analytics) in their DNA. Under Suresh’s guidance, the Saama team combines their love of mathematics for solving complex, data-intensive problems with an unyielding commitment to helping clients achieve enterprise-level views of their raw data for actionable business outcomes.

Suresh successfully launched two start-ups prior to founding Saama. Suresh is a frequent contributor to industry publications and a featured speaker at industry conferences. He earned his M.S. in Computer Engineering at the University of Southwest Louisiana, and his B.S. in Electronics Engineering at the University of Bangalore in India.