Our Core Team
Scriplogix is a research and analytics company seeking to bridge the best of global information technology services with opportunities in the U.S. Life Sciences, Wellness and Healthcare markets. We bring a strong understanding of the healthcare and pharmaceutical domain in the U.S., an operating experience for delivering high-value solutions and services from global markets, and a proven ability to bridge these points of opportunity across geographies in a unique way.
Vasant Kumar – President and CEO
Vasant has over two decades of experience at senior levels of business management in pharmaceuticals, international finance, information technology and management consulting. He started Scriplogix with the objective of utilizing his extensive life sciences and healthcare domain knowledge and expertise in global pharma, business strategy and health informatics to provide innovative solutions to the complex problems affecting the industry.
Prior to founding Scriplogix, Vasant was VP for Strategic Planning & CIO for Ranbaxy, then one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical companies since acquired by Daiichi Pharmaceuticals. As an economist handling both Corporate Strategy and Information Technology functions in a knowledge intensive sector, he built perspectives that infuse Scriplogix’s DNA with research and data analytics. Earlier, as a Financial Economist at the World Bank, he dealt with economic policy and the management of large projects across a variety of sectors, including healthcare, in emerging markets. This followed his stint at KPMG Peat Marwick (then A.F.Ferguson & Co. in India), where he covered management and strategy consulting.
An author and columnist on strategy, information economics, and knowledge management, Vasant holds degrees in Business Administration, Mathematics, and Finance.
Dr. Paresh Shah, MD, FACS, Executive Director – Medical Affairs
Paresh C. Shah, MD is a national leader in minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery. He currently serves as the Director, Division of General Surgery and Vice Chairman, Quality and Innovation in Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center. As a leader in the field, Paresh is active in the major surgical societies and is on the Board of Governors of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). A thought leader in Health Informatics at a national level, he has represented the MGMA at the Presidential Task Force on Health Care IT.
Paresh was Chief of Laparoscopic Surgery and Director of the Minimal Access Surgery and Therapeutics (MAST) Center ‘s Research and Training Lab at the world renowned Lahey Clinic in Massachusetts, where he started their bariatric surgery program in 2000. During his tenure, the program grew to be one of the busiest and most sought after in New England.
Paresh received his B.S. from the City University of New York, and his M.D. from SUNY-Brooklyn (Downstate), before training in General Surgery at Downstate and Kings County Hospital, and completed his residency at the Lahey Clinic after a Surgical Research Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
Amit Sharma, Vice President – Corporate Finance
Amit has over 18 years of experience in corporate strategy and finance. With a background in Consulting and Corporate Finance (Investment Banking and Private Equity), he has advised global clients on capital raising, M&A, and restructurings with a focus on emerging markets. Prior to Scriplogix, Amit was a Managing Director at Marco Polo Group, an emerging markets focused financial services firm, where he advised corporate clients on M&A and other corporate finance activities on a cross-border basis.
Amit is an alumni of ICICI Group of companies and KPMG Peat Marwick where he focused on corporate strategy. He has also provided consulting services on global strategy for specific event driven projects for clients such as Credit Suisse, NASDAQ and the American Stock exchange. Amit holds degrees in Political Science, Economics and Finance.
Vernon Mathias, Vice President – Sales and Marketing
Vernon is a results driven healthcare technology professional and change agent with a proven track record of leading business expansion and product launches in healthcare. He serves as the VP – Sales and Marketing where his responsibilities include Business Development, Marketing and Strategy. Vernon brings over two decades of leadership experience in healthcare technology, delivery and consulting. During that time, he developed a comprehensive understanding of transformational trends in healthcare delivery and reimbursement, federal government policy initiatives, competing healthcare delivery models, and key obstacles to adoption.
Prior to his healthcare career, Vernon was a financial consultant in the Business Valuation and Advisory Services at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, where he was involved in some of the largest IPOs, mergers and acquisitions of that period. Vernon holds an undergraduate degree in Accounting and an M.B.A in Finance.