Medidata co-CEO Sastry Chilukuri Wins 2022 BIG Innovation Award

Sastry Chilukuri, co-CEO of Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company has been named a winner in the 2022 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group. 

As co-CEO of one of the world’s leading life sciences companies, Chilukuri has championed Medidata’s role in delivering innovative technology solutions to help clinical trial sponsors bring revolutionary treatments to patients in record time and efficiency. Chilukuri is also the founder of Medidata’s data science business, Acorn AI. Under Chilukuri’s leadership,  Acorn AI developed and commercialized industry leading solutions such as Synthetic Control Arms, Simulants and Intelligent Trials.

“Technology innovation is driving growth across the global economy,” said Maria Jimenez, chief operating officer of the Business Intelligence Group. “We are thrilled to be honoring Medidata as they are one of the organizations leading this charge and helping humanity progress.”

Because of Medidata’s leadership, clinical trials are smarter and easier to manage than ever before, especially in the wake of a worldwide pandemic. The innovations have allowed researchers to continue conducting clinical trials that bring essential care options to patients despite participation and recruitment disruptions, ultimately driving the next generation of patient care forward. 

Organizations from across the globe submitted their recent innovations for consideration in the BIG Innovation Awards. Nominations were then judged by a select group of business leaders and executives who volunteer their time and expertise to score submissions.

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, these programs are judged by business executives having experience and knowledge. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.



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