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Unlock the Potential of Life Sciences Innovation

How does Artificial Intelligence transform Life Sciences to accelerate and improve the business?

March 13, 2024 
The Row Hotel at Assembly Row | Somerville, MA

The Accelerator Forum for Life Sciences is your gateway to the latest advancements in the industry. This year, we’re thrilled to bring you a comprehensive program designed to explore the frontiers of life sciences innovation with leading Industry guest speakers.

At the Life Sciences Accelerator Forum, we’re bringing together thought leaders, industry experts, and innovators to foster collaboration, share insights, and drive progress in the field.


Luis Mustafa Perez​
Head of Digital for Core Operations
Inna Ben-Anat​
AVP, Global Head of Manufacturing 4.0 – Manufacturing &  Supply
Ken Tubman​
Head of Patient Digital Solutions and SaMD Service Line
Becky Upton phd
Neeraj Vyas
Global Director,Head of Industry 4.0
CSL Behring
Vishal Jaykumar
Senior VP of R&D for
Surgical Robotics &
Enabling Technologies
Renee Yao
Ecosystem Business Development, Healthcare Life Sciences
Khalid Sebti
EVP, Managing Director Americas
Sheetal Chawla
EVP/Partner: Member of Americas Executive Committee; Head of Life Sciences and Head of Northeast Region
Rajnish Nath
President of Manufacturing, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, and Life Sciences
Abhishek Khandelwal
Head of Life Sciences, Event Host
Gabriel Eichler
Former Chief Data Officer of Data42, Novartis​
External Capgemini Advisor ​
Founder and Managing Director ​
Justin Melnick
R&D Transformation Partner –
 Life Sciences



​8:00am​​Networking breakfast and welcome​
8:30am​​Welcome NoteAbhishek Khandelwal, Head of Life Sciences, Event
Host, Capgemini Engineering​
8:35amHow Generative AI will revolutionize the Life Sciences industry? ​Justin Melnick, R&D Transformation Partner – Life Sciences, Capgemini Engineering​
9:00am​​Moderna CMC Digital Core Operations: Managing Advance Digital Solutions Luis Mustafa Perez, VP of Innovation & Operational Excellence, Moderna​
9:25am ​​​AI in Pharma manufacturing: The leap-frog tale? ​Inna Ben-Anat, AVP, Global Head of Manufacturing 4.0 – Manufacturing & Supply, Sanofi​
9:50 amShaping AI to Drive Innovation in MedTech Vishal Jayakumar, Senior VP of R&D for Surgical Robotics & Enabling Technologies, Smith Nephew
10:15am ​​Break​
10:45am ​​Pioneering Trust in GenAI for Healthcare Content and SaMD ValidationKen Tubman, ​Head of Patient Digital Solutions and SaMD Service Line, ​Takeda​
11:15 am​LLM’s in R&D- a pre-competitive collaboration perspectiveRebecca Upton PhD, President, Pistoia Alliance
11:40am ​​Keynote under confirmation​​Gabriel Eichler, Former Chief Data Officer Data42 Novartis, External Capgemini Advisor, Founder and Managing Director, Oak Health Partners
​12:05pm ​​Generative AI, a general-purpose technology: Accelerating Change, Redefining ImaginationPanel discussion: NVIDIA, CSL Behring, Sanofi, Takeda, Smith Nephew
12:50 pm​Wrap-up session​Khalid Sebti, EVP, Managing Director Americas, ​
Capgemini Engineering​
​1:00pm​Networking lunch and solutions showcase​

To take a deeper dive into the content our Capgemini speakers shared, download the presentation here.

For other presentations please reach out directly to Iryna Demchuk at or Malti Shukla

How Generative AI will revolutionize the Life Sciences industry?

How Generative AI will revolutionize the Life Sciences industry?

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