With over 20 years of research experience in Drug Discovery and Development, Mahanandeeshwar is responsible for the operations of the Informatics Business Unit. He completed his Ph.D., in Pharmacology from the Medical College of Georgia, USA and started his career with Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals, NJ, USA. Subsequently, he joined the Bioinformatics Department at SmithKline Beecham/GlaxoSmithKline, USA, where he provided Informatics support to Drug Discovery and Development activities for close to a decade. Prior to joining GVK BIO, he worked at Vimta Labs, India, as Vice President, R&D, and was associated with BioQuest BioMedical Services, USA. Gattu currently serves as Adjunct Professor at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. He has several scientific publications and patents to his credit.