Ravi Shankar, senior vice president life sciences, will be presenting at ShareFEST 2013 in Philadelphia, PA on April 26, 2013.

Topic: Best Practice Strategies for Global, Enterprise Content Management

Enterprise level content management continues to be in high business demand but has not been fully solved or adopted. Whether it is governing global repositories or sharing documents with business partners or authoring content efficiently or finding relevant knowledge, Life Sciences companies are converging on best practices that can position them for the future.

In this session, we will discuss what models and architectures are being adopted to balance changes in industry business models, explosion of content, cross-company collaboration while incorporating regulatory compliance, information governance and new technologies. Learn about how companies have applied these models in practice with in real life functional use cases.

Attendees will leave with an understanding of best practices in evolving their content management programs based on practical approaches for life sciences companies and insights into how to be prepared to leverage the next generation of innovation.

The above information provided by the ShareFEST 2013 website.

About Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar heads the Solutions Group consisting of the Life Sciences, Healthcare and Insurance industry business units for Paragon, where he is responsible for the business units’ strategy, execution and performance. Mr. Shankar leads an organization of domain experts and global delivery specialists that apply process optimization, information management and information insight capabilities to transform Paragon’s clients’ businesses in order to achieve significant business benefits and reduce compliance risks. One of Mr. Shankar’s pursuits is to realize his vision to streamline the flow of information that powers the “next generation” Healthcare ecosystem.

Mr. Shankar joined Paragon in 2006, established an enterprise content management practice and subsequently headed the Life Sciences industry business unit. Mr. Shankar’s relentless focus on client satisfaction, high quality of delivery, practical strategy and innovative solutions has resulted in multiple annual awards for fastest growth and largest revenue in each of the businesses he has managed.

Prior to joining Paragon, Mr. Shankar’s career spanned more than a decade of consulting, architecting and implementing process automation and content management solutions in the areas of research and development, marketing, supply chain and commercial operations for global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. He has held executive positions leading consulting businesses, launching successful products to market and managing strategic client relationships.

Ravi Shankar is a frequent speaker at various industry conferences, user groups and CIO level sessions on industry trends and best practices. He holds a Masters in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University, PA and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.

About ShareFEST 2013

ShareFEST is the premier SharePoint conference for life sciences, attended by senior business and IT professionals from over 120 pharmaceutical companies, device manufacturers, biotechs, and service providers.

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