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Prasanna Rao
Head, A.I. and Data Science, Data Monitoring and Management, GPD at Pfizer


Prasanna Rao is an AI practitioner and industry thought leader whose current role is Head of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science for Data Management and Monitoring at Pfizer. He has over 25 years of experience in Information technology and Analytics, with over 10 years in Healthcare and Life Sciences. In his previous role as Watson Architect at IBM Watson Health, he was instrumental in implementing various Watson solutions. He was the session chair at DIA 2018 for a session titled "Applying AI, ML, NLP and Predictive Models in Clinical Trials to Deliver Value to Stakeholders". This session was rated one of the top 10 most attended session at the DIA 2018.

Agenda Sessions

  • Overcoming the hype of AI in drug development