In this episode of Life Science Success, my guest is Kalyan Obalampalli. Kalyan is a disruptor and technology innovator with over 20 years of experience in leadership positions in clinical operations and outsourcing at major pharma and biotechs. Kalyan is the founder and president of Clin.AI, a disruptive start-up that is revolutionizing the way vendor selection and management is conducted in the industry.
Introduction of Kalyan Obalampalli (KO): KO is a disruptor and technology innovator with over 20 years of experience in leadership positions in clinical operations and outsourcing at major pharmaceutical and biotech companies. He is the founder and president of Clin.AI, a startup revolutionizing vendor selection and management in the industry.
KO’s Background: KO’s academic background includes a degree in electrical engineering and a master’s in biomedical engineering. He started his career in pre-clinical animal work and transitioned to clinical operations in the pharmaceutical industry.
The Problem Clin.AI Addresses: Clin.AI focuses on solving the problem of vendor selection and management, particularly for organizations with budgets in the range of $40-50 million. Traditional methods using Excel files can be time-consuming and inefficient.
How Clin.AI Helps: Clin.AI provides a platform that streamlines vendor selection by quickly analyzing vendor proposals, facilitating negotiation, and aiding in the selection of the best vendor based on both price and quality. This platform can save organizations significant time and effort.
KO’s Philosophy: KO emphasizes the importance of spending time with people to understand their problems and potential solutions. He also highlights the significance of being forward-looking and adding value to clients’ experiences.