Team

V. (Bala) Balasubramanian, Ph.D., MBA

V. (Bala) Balasubramanian, Ph.D., MBA

President and CEO

As President and CEO, V. Balasubramanian (Bala) is responsible for defining the company vision and strategy, thought leadership, business development, partnerships and strategic advisory services.  He provides the vision and direction for a cloud platform called ReALM™ to transform the regulatory value chain for Life Sciences.  Bala is a thought leader and presenter on IDMP, Regulatory Information Management, Regulatory Analytics, Enterprise Collaboration, Content Management, and Social Media. Bala brings in close to thirty years of experience in IT. Bala is a winner of the Albert Einstein Award for Innovation under the auspices of NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards for 2016.  Prior to forming Cabeus, Bala developed IT strategies and capabilities for companies such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Roche, Aventis, Merrill Lynch, AT&T, Bell Atlantic and IBM. 

Bala has his Ph.D. and MBA from Rutgers University, M.S. in Computer Science from NJIT and B.S. in Electronics Engineering from India.  He is also an Industrial Advisory Board Member for the Rutgers Masters in Business and Science program.

Bala believes in continuous learning, having varied interests from Philosophy to Physics to Biology to IT.  During the little spare time he has, Bala volunteers his time at the University Medical Center of Princeton.  He also coaches his son and his friends for SAT.  He is an experimental cook; he believes cooking is all about chemistry and it is a great stress reliever!

Ravi Krishnamurthy, MBA, PMP

Ravi Krishnamurthy, MBA, PMP

Vice-President, Technology Solutions

As Co-Founder and Vice-President of Technology Solutions, Ravi is primarily responsible for overall Cabeus solutions strategy, technology direction and product development.

Ravi Krishnamurthy has over 25 years of IT professional services experience and is responsible for product development of ReALM™ suite of products and solutions delivery at Cabeus. He has provided IT advisory services in planning and implementation of strategic Enterprise Content Management solutions, enterprise architecture, process improvement and technology road mapping for various global clients.

Prior to founding Cabeus, Ravi was a Solutions Architect and Project Manager at EMC responsible for ECM strategy, project delivery and implementation. Ravi has led the delivery of various projects in business process management, enterprise content management and technology implementations for companies such as Pfizer, BMS, J&J, Becton and Dickinson, Ernst & Young, Merrill Lynch and Ricoh.

Ravi has an MBA from Rutgers University and is a certified Project Management Professional.

 

Nishchal Sehgal, MBA

Nishchal Sehgal, MBA

Vice-President, Client Services

As Co-Founder and Vice President of Client Services, Nishchal is primarily responsible for program management, client delivery, account management, resource management and business development. His focus is to deliver customer value with flawless execution of projects with strategic planning, resource management and organizational skills.  Nishchal comes with over 20 years of experience at a senior management level in the identification, development, deployment and management of computerized systems and processes for use in regulated industries. He has led major pharmaceutical regulatory initiatives for Regulatory Information Management (RIM), labeling and localization.  His career encompasses various software development and leadership roles at British Airways, ARAMCO and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Nishchal holds a MBA from Rutgers University as well as a degree in Technology Management from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET) India.

Nishchal can be reached at nsehgal@cabeus.com.

Patti Palm-Principe

Patti Palm-Principe

Director, Client Services

As Director of Client Services, Patti is primarily responsible for ensuring growth and successful delivery of client engagements aligned with the Cabeus strategy, vision, and methodology.  Patti brings in over 18 years of IT experience in the Life Sciences domain. During her time in the industry she has been involved in the development and implementation of globally harmonized processes and solutions for submissions management, health authority commitment management, Quality systems (Regulatory and Commercial), and Chemistry Manufacturing and Control to name a few. Among her recent accomplishments is the successful delivery of a global solution to author and submit companywide Testing Standards and Methods to the company’s submission publishing teams. This required aligning Clinical and Commercial processes and ensuring compliance with company and Health Authority submission requirements.

Patti can be reached at ppalmprincipe@cabeus.com.

Jay Murthy

Jay Murthy

Project Manager

Jay’s core focus is around business analysis and project management. Jay has successfully managed projects for our existing clients in the pharmaceutical industry and internal projects’ as well.

Jay comes with over a decade of successful and diversified experience. He has developed solid client relationships for companies such as Merrill Lynch (Finance), Aetna (Healthcare), Supremia Inc (Marketing & Promotions), BARD Inc and Bristol Myers Squibb (Life Sciences) etc.

Jay holds an MBA from Rutgers University with a dual concentration in Pharmaceutical Management and Business Strategy.  He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). 

Jay has a commitment to continuously learn and grow which serves as his motivation as he continues to shape his future at Cabeus.  Jay’s his interests include working out, traveling the world and experiencing diversity around the globe, a proponent of animal rights, teaches eastern philosophy and is an avid fan of soccer and FC Barcelona.

Jay says “working with Cabeus has been a great opportunity for me personally. I use the word “with” and not “for” because with the people here I feel we have a strong sense of “team”. Everybody in this office comes from varying backgrounds and experiences and being the youngest person at this company, there is so much I have learned (and still learning). Every person here is a master at their craft.  There is an abundance of encouragement and positivity in this company and it provides the most conducive environment for success”.