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Medidata Appoints Industry Leader Sastry Chilukuri as Executive Vice President of Digital and AI Solutions

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Medidata (NASDAQ:MDSO)
today announced the addition of executive vice president of Digital and
AI Solutions, Sastry Chilukuri to its senior leadership team.

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Sastry Chilukuri (Photo: Business Wire)

Sastry Chilukuri (Photo: Business Wire)

As the most used platform in life sciences, and with its comprehensive
clinical data assets, Medidata applies artificial intelligence and
advanced analytics to help clients deliver innovative therapies.
Chilukuri will be responsible for accelerating the development,
go-to-market, and delivery of these capabilities.

Chilukuri brings 19 years of experience in healthcare technology. He
most recently was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he worked for
12 years advising bio-pharma, medical device, technology, public sector
and regulatory clients around the world. Prior to that he worked for GE
Healthcare in software engineering, product development and operations.

"Sastry brings tremendous experience and vision to our team, and will
work closely with our clients to deliver breakthrough therapies in the
age of precision medicine," said Tarek Sherif, chairman and chief
executive officer, Medidata. "The breadth and depth of his thought
leadership on the impact of digital and AI across the life sciences
value chain is unmatched."

"I am excited to join the company leading the digital revolution in life
sciences. I look forward to helping our clients accelerate their
transformation, and maximize the value from AI and analytics," said
Chilukuri.

Chilukuri's perspectives have been widely disseminated, including
conferences, media, and numerous publications on McKinsey Insights, such
as:

Chilukuri holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg
School of Management, Northwestern University; a Master of Science from
The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) from
the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India.

About Medidata

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, with
the world's most used platform for clinical development, commercial, and
real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence and delivered by the
#1 ranked industry experts, the Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences
helps pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies, and academic
researchers accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes.
Medidata serves more than 1,000 customers and partners worldwide and
empowers more than 100,000 certified users every day to create hope for
millions of patients. Discover the future of life sciences: www.mdsol.com

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