Founder & CEO
VISPL has excelled by itself having Dr. DS as CEO knowing for immense knowledge and experience in chemical research for 30 years. His contribution in synthetic/medicinal chemistry and years of dedication in companies like Dr Reddy’s and Glenmark has brought NCEs in therapeutic areas like Anti- cancer drugs, Anti-infective drugs and Anti-asthma drugs and filed patents in USA and India. His edge over 16 years of CRO industrial experience in operations and his professional skills has emerged GVK BIO, AVRA, LAXAI as established and recognized CROs in India. Dr. DS received Ph.D. in Synthetic Chemistry from University of Hyderabad and conducted post-doctoral research at Michigan State University and University of Pennsylvania, USA. Dr. DS has several patents and publications to his credit.
Dr. J A R P Sarma is popularly known as INFORMATICS GURU in India and he has 38 years working experience in the areas of Informatics, Bioinformatics, Cheminformatics, Phamacoinformatics, Molecular Modeling, Computational Chemistry, Analytical Services, Organic Solid State Chemistry, Polymorphism, Co-crystals, Clinical Pharmacology, BA/BE studies, OLED materials. As a founding member of GVK BIO, built a strong 500 members scientific team in Informatics area. Built GOSTAR, GOBIOM and GOCTOD databases. Worked for Federal Research Institutes, IICT, Actimus Biosciences. Dr. Sarma received his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from University of Hyderabad and conducted Post- doctoral research in ETH – Zurich, Switzerland and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-sheva, Israel. Published 97 articles, few patents and supervised 14 Ph.D. students.
Associate Vice President
Dr. PS holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad. He has completed his Post-Doctoral Research from the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA.He has over 20 years of academic and industrial research experience. Prior to joining VISPL, Dr. PS was associated with Izeen Pharma, GVKBIO and ARC Inc., USA. He has published several research papers in peer reviewed journals to his credit.
Director - Business Development
Anand Mohan has vast experience of 25 years in various domains and abundant knowledge in IT and Pharma R&D, plays a vital role in Business development, project Management & procurement, client Relationship and Delivery Management. Prior to VISPL, Anand Mohan worked with Multi-national Software giants that include Novell, Oracle. He comes with rich experience in resourcing and worked with companies that include SP Software, and telecom software companies that include Pyro Networks covering India and African Markets. He has done his Masters from Osmania University and has various accreditations to his credit.
Associate Director - Business Development
Prasad is a Chemist by trainee and he has 13 years of CRO experience in Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Proposals/Quotations, Project Management and Chemistry Synthesis. He has strong chemistry knowledge and an excellent understanding of client requirements and expectations. He worked in GVK BIO and accomplished in delivering chemistry projects and identifying potential clients and building long term relationships/collaborations with Pharma, Biotech, Agro and Academia clients globally in Discovery & Development domain. He has done his Masters from Andhra University and Pondicherry University.