Chetan Tamhankar, Senior Vice President, Clinical Development has more than 20 years of experience in various capacities such as CEO, entrepreneur, and Clinical Research scientist. Having a broader understanding of operations, business development, finance and people management – Chetan Tamhankar’s areas of expertise include building organizations, driving sales and business development, setting up joint venture/alliances, financing and mergers & acquisitions. He has worked with SIRO Clinpharm Pvt Ltd. as Chief Executive Officer, where he built the company from a single employee to the strength of 500 people and also led the company’s globalization processes across Europe, USA and Asia Pacific. The new initiatives that he drove enabled SIRO to receive the Frost & Sullivan India Healthcare Award in 2011. He was the Founder and Director of a health and wellness enterprise called Zhi Holistic Pvt. Ltd., an integrated holistic healthcare company. In his recent stint as Director and Strategic Advisor to the CEO, at Karmic Lifesciences, Chetan Tamhankar successfully developed over $2M of opportunity pipeline across various service verticals in less than six months of joining. Chetan is a Pharmaceutical Sciences Doctorate from the University of Mumbai and has also completed Tier 3 Senior Management Program from IIM, Ahmedabad. He is a Certified Psychometric Assessor (Oscar Murphy Associate).