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MBA, Partner and Precision Medicine Lead, ZS

Pavan is a Principal in the Boston office with a focus on Oncology and Precision Medicine. He co-leads ZS’ Biomarker Center of Excellence and works extensively with clients in the area of Precision Medicine. Over the last 12+ years at ZS, Pavan has focused on supporting Oncology companies across a full spectrum of medical, marketing and sales challenges. With experience working in most tumor types in Oncology, he brings deep therapeutic area expertise in Oncology. He has helped companies assess organization structures, develop commercialization strategy, segmentations, design forward looking local and global commercial models to successfully navigate the rapidly evolving Oncology market dynamics. With expertise in Precision Medicine and Oncology, Pavan has helped clients with market landscape and opportunity assessments, disease area strategy, and brand strategy including positioning. In addition, he has partnered with Oncology diagnostic companies across a range of engagements including portfolio strategy development, sales planning, customer segmentation, and competitive assessment. He holds an M.B.A from Yale School of Management, and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Prior to joining ZS, Pavan worked as a Design Engineer at Caterpillar Inc.

This comprehensive 30minute session will address the rapidly evolving realm of AI Pathology and the critical challenges we face on the journey towards its full clinical adoption. Our discussion will not only highlight the exciting advancements but also the collaborative efforts required to surmount the barriers impeding progress.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2024 Silicon Valley

Track 2 - January 24 9.00 A.M.-4.45 P.M.

Track Co-Chairs:
Russ Cucina, UCSF
John Kalafut, Asher Orion Group

  • PMWC 2024 Award Ceremony
    Luminary Honoree: Suchi Saria, Johns Hopkins
  • Integrated Diagnostics: The Future Powered by AI and Data Innovations
    - John Kalafut, Asher Orion Group
  • AI-Driven Integration of Genomic Data for Disease Understanding and Treatment
    - Mark Yandell, University of Utah
  • AI, Big Data and the Early Detection/Prevention of Chronic Diseases
    - Lee Hood, Phenome Health
  • AI in US Military Healthcare System
    - Peter Walker, Defense Health Agency (DHA)
  • Health IT and Interoperability Policy (PANEL)
    Chair: Russ Cucina, UCSF
    - Steven Lane, Gorila Health
    - Charles Jaffe, HL7
    - Alan Swenson, Sequoia Project
    - Neli de Crescenzo, Optum
    - Julia Adler, UCSF
  • Barriers and Challenges of Deploying AI into Clinical Use (PANEL)
    Chair: Shweta Maniar, Google
    - Bernardo Bizzo, Mass General Brigham
    - Guido Matthews, Bayer
    - Tina Hernandez-Boussard, Stanford
  • Transforming Healthcare Using Big Data and Remote Monitoring
    - Michael Snyder, Stanford
  • AI to Improve Patient Outcomes: Exploring High-Speed Genomic Insights with GPU-Accelerated Tools
    Chair: Julie Gil, Velsera
    - Jason Fenwick, NVIDIA
  • AI Pathology's Horizon: Navigating the Future and Overcoming Obstacles (PANEL)
    Chair: Pavankumar Anne, ZS
    - Eric Walk, PathAI
    - Michael Rivers, Roche Diagnostics
  • PMWC Showcase
    - Elliott Green, Dandelion Health
    - Tomasz Jetka, Ardigen
    - Peter White, Nationwide Children's Hospital


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