Axtria announces its first Ignite Leadership Award honorees

Pictured Left to Right: Axtria’s Ignite Leadership Awards, honoring leaders who drive innovation, transformation, and value creation in life sciences, include Arvind Balasundaram, Executive Director, Commercial Insights & Analytics, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Abhishek Narayan Singh, Chief Analytics Officer & Head of Digital Solutions, Human Health, Merck; Steve Winawer, Head of Data, Digital, and Technology, US Business Unit, Takeda; Ashish Sharma, Enterprise Data Officer & Vice President, Strategic Data Products, Novartis US; Cary Anne Schockemoehl, Vice President of Commercial Capabilities, Practices & Strategic Planning, GSK; and Chitra Narasimhachari, Vice President, Global Decision Sciences and Insights, Gilead Sciences. Axtria CEO and Founder Jassi Chadha presented each.

Axtria Inc., a Berkeley Heights-based leader in cloud software and data analytics for the life sciences industry, recently honored leaders in the life sciences industry who demonstrated excellence in driving innovation, transformation and value creation in their organizations and the industry.

Held on June 12 and 13 in Princeton, the Axtria Ignite 2024 conference welcomed senior-level clients from more than 60 of the world’s top life sciences organizations who delivered excellent thought leadership and fostered creative thinking across nearly 20 panels and sessions.

“We are thrilled to honor these outstanding leaders with an Ignite Leadership Award, which celebrates their achievements and contributions to the life sciences industry,” Jassi Chadha, co-founder and CEO of Axtria, said. “Each individual exemplifies the qualities of vision, innovation, transformation, authority and championing that we value and admire at Axtria.”

2024 Ignite Leadership Award honorees:

  • Arvind Balasundaram, executive director, commercial insights & analytics, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.;
  • Abhishek Narayan Singh, chief analytics officer & head of digital solutions, human health, Merck;
  • Steve Winawer, head of data, digital and technology, U.S. Business Unit, Takeda;
  • Ashish Sharma, enterprise data officer & vice president, strategic data products, Novartis U.S.;
  • Cary Anne Schockemoehl, vice president of commercial capabilities, practices & strategic planning, GSK;
  • Chitra Narasimhachari, vice president, global decision sciences and insights, Gilead Sciences.