Choosing the Right Cloud for Life Science and Healthcare Use Cases

Life Sciences, Clinical Trials, Pharmaceutical, Laboratory Technology,
  • Monday, March 29, 2021

Life science and healthcare companies are moving to the cloud to enable their businesses’ transformation initiatives, achieve competitive advantages, increase collaboration, enhance business processes and cut costs. Many companies are achieving these benefits, however the move to the cloud is not a “one-size-fits-all” solution.

Register for this webinar to hear industry experts discuss:

  • A review of the different cloud options available today. Kaladhar Voruganti from Equinix, the world’s digital infrastructure company, will discuss key considerations for companies when determining the right cloud architecture for their business and cloud trends they are seeing among their customer base
  • A review of use cases where the cloud has been successful in life sciences (R&D, supply chain, customer support, etc.)
  • Highlight of a life science company that is leveraging the cloud for a specific use case, why they chose that type of cloud, best practices and realized benefits. Dilip Hanumara of Trigyn will provide an overview of a vaccine management system that was built from scratch on the cloud and deployed within a few months



Imran Chaudhri, Chief Architect, Healthcare and Life Sciences, MarkLogic

Imran joined MarkLogic to focus on the healthcare and life sciences’ big data issues. Previously, he co-founded multiple companies including Apixio, TSPi Healthcare, Anka Systems, and FastTide. Apixio solved the patient clinical risk problem via machine learning and natural language processing (NLP). TSPi healthcare provided healthcare clinics a cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) for distributed computing, automated high availability, disaster recovery, security, and reporting. At Anka Systems, Imran created the world’s first distributed cloud big data ophthalmology image management system. He created the world’s first performance based meta-content delivery network at FastTide helping the internet run 10x faster than normal, and was also the IHE EyeCare Technical Committee Co-chair.

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Greg McFaul, Director, West Life Sciences and Healthcare, MarkLogic

With over 20 years of professional IT and data management experience, Greg has made it his mission to improve how businesses leverage data to transform their business and solve the most critical business challenges. As a “technologist at heart,” Greg has been involved in many cutting edge and groundbreaking initiatives. He was a driving force behind the development of “Health Information Network” that connected physicians, LABs, hospitals, and health plans to exchange clinical, laboratory, claims, and administrative data and seamlessly integrate them into operational systems. While working for LexisNexis, he created organizational value using 3rd Party Data and visual analytics to expose improper payments and FWAAt SAS Institute, an advanced analytics solution provider, he led efforts to introduce predictive modeling and visual analytics to address cybersecurity, FWA, and Payment Integrity. Lately, Greg is working with leading Life Sciences organizations in their high-value initiatives such as Clinical Trial Transformation, Data Transformation, and Knowledge Management programs.

In his role at MarkLogic, Greg leads the West Coast Healthcare and Life Sciences practice to solve business and data challenges. Greg actively participates in industry strategies, go-to-market approaches, and transformation initiatives while working closely with our clients, cloud partners, consulting services, product, and engineering to continuously improve the Operational Data Hub in Healthcare and Life Sciences.

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Kaladhar Voruganti, VP Technology Innovation and Senior Fellow, Equinix

Kaladhar Voruganti is currently working on Distributed AI and AI Marketplace architectures. He previously worked at IBM Research and NetApp CTO office on large scale distributed systems. He obtained his BSc in Computer Engineering and PhD in Computing Science from University of Alberta, Canada. He has more than 70 patents filed/issued.

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Mr. Dilip Hanumara, CEO and Director, Trigyn

Mr. Hanumara is the vision behind the company’s growth trajectory. He has been dedicatedly leading Trigyn with a passionate & driven mindset. Being a technology enthusiast and an expert himself, he uses his vast, resourceful background of future technology to accelerate Trigyn’s journey in the right direction. With over two decades of experience in the Information Technology space along with his background in entrepreneurial ventures, he possesses sharp managerial proficiency thereby guiding Trigyn into technological excellence. With his deep understanding of client needs coupled with management capabilities, he has been elemental in paving new heights for Trigyn.

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Who Should Attend?

This webinar will appeal to senior level managers, such as department heads, vice presidents, chief data officers and chief information officers at life sciences and healthcare companies, including:

  • R&D
  • IT
  • Clinical Development
  • Clinical Operations
  • HR
  • Supply Chain

What You Will Learn

In this webinar, participants will learn about:

  • How life sciences and healthcare companies are leveraging cloud today
  • Examples of how peers have implemented the cloud, decision factors and benefits

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As the world’s best database for integrating data from silos, MarkLogic’s database platform empowers our customers to be more agile and cost efficient, advancing development and delivery of RWE to expedite pre- and post-regulatory approval processes. Life Sciences organizations trust MarkLogic to help accelerate the development and availability of new drug therapies and medical devices.

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