Mr. Deshmukh brings 25 years of experience in leadership positions in pharmaceutical software, services, and business development. He led strategic technology and operational support for over 4,000 scientists across Merck Research Labs discovery research, preclinical sciences, early development and translational medicine organization. Prior to Merck, he held senior positions in the informatics businesses at CambridgeSoft and PerkinElmer where he led a 175 person Global Services team to deliver predictable business results while overseeing a complex portfolio of more than 200 projects. He also held positions at Sciformix Corporation and Megaware. He received his BS in Electronics Engineering from the University of Mumbai.