Dr. Prakriteswar Santikary

Dr. Santikary is an accomplished technology and business executive in building and commercializing software products and platforms across a variety of industries using sophisticated techniques of distributed computing, cloud computing and artificial intelligence. In his current role as Vice President and Global Chief Data Officer at ERT, a global data and technology company that minimizes risks and uncertainties in clinical trials industry, Dr. Santikary is leading the vision, strategy and execution of ERT’s global data and platform architecture and Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence. Before joining ERT, Dr. Santikary held several technology executive roles, including serving as Head of Data Engineering and Director of Engineering at eBay, VP of Software Engineering at Zeta Global, Chief Architect and Technologist at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Director of Data Science at EnerNOC, Chief Data Architect at PNC Financial and Post-doctoral fellow and Research Scientist at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Santikary earned his PhD degree in Computer Simulation from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. A thought leader and an AI evangelist, Dr. Santikary presents his R&D work frequently at global conferences including at IBM Chief Data Officer Summit and MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality Conference. His recent interviews and articles from 2018 on how AI is transforming clinical trials industry are referenced here: