Suresh Katta, Founder and CEO, Saama Technologies

Suresh Katta, Founder and CEO, Saama Technologies

Founder and CEO, Saama Technologies

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 analytics platform. 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 LSAC cloud platform was named by PM360 as one of the Most Innovative Products of 2017 and Frost & Sullivan recognized Saama’s RWE solutions for technology leadership in 2018. As one of the world’s most inspiring data analytics innovators, some of the recent industry recognitions for Suresh include PM360 ’s 2018 ELITE Entrepreneur and as one of the PharmaVOICE 100 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.