Ganesh Gopal


Ganesh is an entrepreneur and a seasoned professional in the pharmaceutical/CRO service industry with 15+ years of experience in clinical data management and biostatistics.

Ganesh founded Ephicacy corporation based out of New Jersey in 2005 over a period of the last 9 years has nurtured Ephicacy corporation into a global enterprise having offices in US, Europe and India.

Prior to setting up Ephicacy, Ganesh has been a consultant for major pharmaceutical companies such as Parke-Davis, G.D. Searle, Human Genome Sciences, Biogen, Sanofi-Aventis and Amgen.

Ganesh holds a Engineering degree in Computer Science from India & a Masters in Computer Science, Detroit, USA.

Pratap Malik


Dr. Malik is a serial entrepreneur, thought leader and strategist. Prior to joining Ephicacy’s Board of Directors, Dr. Malik was the Vice President, Business Development at Phase Forward (now Oracle) where he led global sales and marketing for the Waban Software Group product lines and was responsible for spearheading multimillion dollar deals with several pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

As co-founder of Waban Software Dr. Malik pioneered and led the conceptualization and successful commercialization of “Statistical Computing Environment” and “Clinical Data Repository” for control and management of data and analyses in the FDA regulated drug development industry. Dr. Malik is also cofounder of Sycamore Informatics and currently heads the business strategy at Sycamore Informatics.

Dr. Malik received his Ph.D. from Stanford University, and has held academic positions at Harvard University and at the University of Cambridge.

Siva Ramamoorthy

Head of Operations – India

Siva is a growth driver and has a global corporate background with roles in both the US and India across Industries. He has grown organizations, worked in creating products, rolling out products to Global Market places with a core skill of building revolutionary new products and driving new market adoption.

Siva holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA and a MS in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky.

Siva is also an active member of the Indian Startup ecosystem and recently delivered a 3 city NASSCOM Series on Product Management. He was also a jury for a health care business plan contest at T-hub Hyderabad.

Venkat Rajagopal

Practice Head, Commercial Analytics

Venkat currently holds the position of Practice Head, Commercial Analytics at Ephicacy. Venkat is a highly experienced professional with 18 years of diverse experience in the pharma & biotech industry ranging from being a scientist to marketer and business development. He has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from Chicago Booth. Prior to joining Ephicacy, he was the Director of Business Development at ZoomRx, an innovative healthcare market research Company. He was responsible for initiating and building strong relationships with clients with the goal of expanding ZoomRx’s footprint with healthcare and biotech Companies globally. Venkat has also held senior manager level positions at Abbott Laboratories and deCode Chemistry & Biostructures.