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The Team

Team with diverse backgrounds and experiences focused on the creation and application
of new technology facilitating the design and development of innovative and high quality nutritional,
cosmetic and pharmaceutical products

Shama Kajiji, Ph.D., MBA (CEO)
Shama received a Ph.D. in Biochemical Pharmacology and Experimental Pathology from Brown University, an Executive MBA from University of Rhode Island and completed the Strategic Leadership Program from Harvard Business School. Shama has a solid scientific and drug discovery/development background in Oncology, extensive pharmaceutical industry experience in Research and Development, and excellent project, portfolio, and people management skills. In her career as scientist Shama developed two marketed oncology drugs. Prior joining SystaMedic Inc., Dr. Shama Kajiji served as Director in the Strategy and Portfolio Integration group at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Portfolio Director for the Cardiovascular Diseases Franchise at Merck Research Labs and over 19 years with Pfizer, Inc. where she started her career as a scientist in cancer research and advanced to a position as Director of Worldwide Portfolio and Global Head of Attrition Analysis Office. Shama, particularly enjoys straddling the scientific and business interface to help drive innovation and improve R&D productivity.

Anton Fliri, Ph.D., J.D.
Anton has 30 years of experience in drug discovery at Pfizer Inc. and holds a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Innsbruck. Prior joining Pfizer, Anton worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Nobel prize winning labs at Harvard and ETH Zurich. He also holds a JD degree from the university of Hartford and has experience in international intellectual property and commercial law. Anton has numerous publications and patents in first tier peer reviewed journals and received several Pfizer Central Research achievement awards for applying pattern recognition technology to facilitate patent examination and drug discovery processes. After leaving Pfizer, Anton founded SystaMedic Inc and created new innovative tools for analyzing system wide cause effect relationships using large volumes of multidimensional life science data. Recognizing the potential of this new technology for nutraceutical product development Anton developed tools for bridging the information gap between traditional and modern drug discovery. 

Palaniyandi Manivasakam, Ph.D.
Mani has more than 20 years of experience in drug discovery and translational medicine. His expertise includes Genetics, pharmacogenomics, high throughput screening, big data analytics in Health care and reverse pharmacology of Indian traditional medicine. 
Mani co-founded IndUS Pharmaceuticals which was later merged with Napo Pharmaceuticals and then AgroGreen Biofuels, a company developing technology to produce biofuels from biowaste. He worked in Harvard, and in many biotech and pharmaceutical companies on drug discovery related to Cancer, Diabetes, Infectious disease and Inflammation. Mani has more than 41 publications, and 35 published and 8 issued patents. 

Sudip Jhaveri, Ph.D.
Sudip brings more than 30 years of experience in Food Product Research and Development, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs and Food Safety and Quality Assurance. He obtained his PhD in Food Science and Technology from the University of Rhode Island. He managed global brands and provided executive leadership in launching products from concept to market with a focus on health, safety and wellness of consumers. He gained his extensive global experience at Unilever-Best Foods, Campbell Soup and Starbucks Coffee Company. He has published several research papers and presented at scientific forums and meetings. Sudip is the past Chair of Food Law and Regulatory Division and the Quality Assurance Division of the Institute of Food Technologists. He is also a member of IFT’s Nutraceutical and Functional Foods division. 

Shankar Rele, CMC. ,FCA., ACS, LLB
Shankar Rele based out of India is a Strategic and Financial advisor to SystaMedic. He is currently the Chief Ideation Officer at ICE STRATEGIC BUSINESS ADVISORS , a business architecture, design and strategic management consulting firm in India with a Global perspective and reach, and plays a role of a business architect and a strategic financial management consultant. He has successfully assisted clients in chalking out their business strategies, corporate and organization structuring, structuring business alliances, growth modeling, financial modeling and fund raise, corporate restructurings and hive-offs. He is an Alumni of Indian School of Business (ISB Hyderabad). A Certified Management consultant (CMC), a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary, with a Degree in Law. (LLB)


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