Dr. Sarika Vanarse is a Principal consultant with Wipro's Pharma R&D, Industry Solutions Group. She deals mainly with innovative R&D solutions development. Dr. Vanarse holds a post-graduate degree in Medicine and has more than 11 years of Life Sciences IT consulting experience with Tier 1 organizations. She is currently leading several pharma R&D initiatives for large pharma companies. Her expertise includes R&D strategy and innovation, pharma R&D intellectual property rights, R&D process optimization consulting, clinical informatics and analytics, and data integration.